Ad Hoc Networking with Swarm Intelligence

  • Chien-Chung Shen
  • Chaiporn Jaikaeo
  • Chavalit Srisathapornphat
  • Zhuochuan Huang
  • Sundaram Rajagopalan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3172)


Ad hoc networks consist of mobile nodes that autonomously establish connectivity via multihop wireless communications. Swarm intelligence refers to complex behaviors that emerge from very simple individual behaviors and interactions. In this paper, we describe the ANSI project that adopts swarm intelligence as an adaptive distributed control mechanism to design multicast routing, topology control, and energy conservation protocols for mobile ad hoc networks.


Mobile Node Steiner Tree Swarm Intelligence Topology Control Forwarding Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chien-Chung Shen
    • 1
  • Chaiporn Jaikaeo
    • 2
  • Chavalit Srisathapornphat
    • 3
  • Zhuochuan Huang
    • 1
  • Sundaram Rajagopalan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Information SciencesUniversity of DelawareUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer EngineeringKasetsart UniversityThailand
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceKasetsart UniversityThailand

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