Consistent data sharing in mobile ad hoc networks

Chandrakala, C B and Prema, KV and Hareesha, K S (2015) Consistent data sharing in mobile ad hoc networks. International Journl of Wireless and Mobile Computing, 9 (1). pp. 36-42.

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Abstract

In Mobile Adhoc Networks (MANETs), data availability is lower in comparison to the conventional fixed networks because of their mobility and resource-constrained characteristics. Replication and caching have been adapted to improve the performance in these constrained environments. These techniques significantly improve the efficiency of information access in MANETs resulting in reduction of the access latency and bandwidth usage. The paper proposes a cluster-based caching and data consistency algorithm where the clustering is done employing learning automata to support stability. The caching related information is maintained by the clusters members and the cluster heads. Apart from the avoidance of cached data redundancy and the reduction in the average access latency, the proposed scheme also enables TTL-based cache invalidation to avoid the stale data availability. The network is simulated using NS-2 to evaluate the performance of the proposed algorithm. The simulation results show an improvement in the cache hit ratio and reduction in average latency compared with few existing caching schemes

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: MANETs; mobile ad hoc networks; data sharing; clustering; caching; data consistency; simulation; cache hit ratio; access latency
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Computer Science and Engineering
Engineering > MIT Manipal > Information and Communication Technology
Engineering > MIT Manipal > MCA
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 25 May 2016 11:47
Last Modified: 25 May 2016 11:47
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/146126

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