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SPIZ: An Effective Service Discovery Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks


The characteristics of mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) require special care in the handling of service advertisement and discovery (Ad/D). In this paper, we propose a noble service Ad/D technique for MANETs. Our scheme avoids redundant flooding and reduces the system overhead by integrating Ad/D with routing layer. It also tracks changing conditions, such as traffic and service popularity levels. Based on a variable zone radius, we have combined push-based Ad/D with a pull-based Ad/D strategy.



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Noh, D., Shin, H. SPIZ: An Effective Service Discovery Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. J Wireless Com Network 2007, 025167 (2006).

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