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On the limits of DTN monitoring

Ramiro, Victor and Lochin, Emmanuel and Sénac, Patrick and Rakotoarivelo, Thierry On the limits of DTN monitoring. (2013) In: IEEE AOC'13 - The Seventh IEEE WoWMoM Workshop on Autonomic and Opportunistic Communications, 04-07 Jun 2013, Madrid, Spain .

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Abstract

Compared to wired networks, Delay/Disruption Tolerant Networks (DTN) are challenging to monitor due to their lack of infrastructure and the absence of end-to-end paths. This work studies the feasibility, limits and convergence of monitoring such DTNs. More specifically, we focus on the efficient monitoring of intercontact time distribution (ICT) between DTN participants. Our contribution is two-fold. First we propose two schemes to sample data using monitors deployed within the DTN. In particular, we sample and estimate the ICT distribution. Second, we evaluate this scheme over both simulated DTN networks and real DTN traces. Our initial results show that (i) there is a high correlation between the quality of sampling and the sampled mobility type, and (ii) the number and placement of monitors impact the estimation of the ICT distribution of the whole DTN.

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Institution:Université de Toulouse > Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace - ISAE-SUPAERO (FRANCE)
Other partners > National ICT Australia - NICTA (AUSTRALIA)
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Deposited By: Emmanuel Lochin
Deposited On:28 Jun 2013 12:10

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