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ADMP: an adaptive multicast routing protocol for mobile ad hoc networks

 

We present ADMP, the adaptive mesh-based multicast routing protocol, in which nodes are able to independently tune the amount of redundancy used to transmit data packets with the goal of improving the overall packet delivery ratio while keeping the retransmission overhead as low as possible. ADMP is based on a novel distributed algorithm for computing connected dominating sets. ADMP uses a single type of control packet, called multicast announcement, which is used to build the meshes of multicast groups, elect the core of each mesh and obtain two-hop neighborhood information. Using detailed simulations for different scenarios, we show that ADMP achieves similar or better reliability than two mesh-based multicast protocols that are very resilient (ODMRP and PUMA) while inducing low packet retransmission overhead.

 
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Menchaca-Mendez, R.; Menchaca-Mendez, R.; Garcia-Luna-Aceves, J. J. ADMP: an adaptive multicast routing protocol for mobile ad hoc networks. Proceedings of 19th IFIP World Computer Congress; 2006 August 20-25; Santiago; Chile.