Multi-layer Clusters in Ad-hoc Networks — An Approach to Service Discovery
One of the core functionalities needed in ad-hoc peer-to-peer networks is service discovery. However, none of the existing solutions for service discovery work well in these dynamic, decentralized environments. Therefore, in this paper, we propose a new approach to service discovery which is based on the dynamic organization of the services into multilayer clusters. These clusters are formed based on both physical and semantic proximity.
KeywordsCluster Head Parent Function Service Discovery Service Description Message Overhead
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