IP Flooding in Ad hoc Mobile Networks

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (manet WG)
Author Charles Perkins 
Last updated 2001-11-26
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An ad hoc mobile network is a collection of nodes, each of which communicates over wireless channels and is capable of movement. Nodes participating in such an ad hoc network communicate on a peer-to-peer basis. Flooding is often a desired form of communication in these networks, as it can enable both the dissemination of control information and the delivery of data packets. This document describes a method for sending packets to every node in an d hoc networks.


Charles Perkins (charliep@computer.org)

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