- Research Article
- Open Access
Tree-Based Distributed Multicast Algorithms for Directional Communications and Lifetime Optimization in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking volume 2007, Article number: 098938 (2007)
We consider the problem of maximizing the network lifetime in WANETs (wireless ad hoc networks) with limited energy resources using omnidirectional or directional antennas. Unlike most solutions that use a centralized multicast algorithm, we use graph-theoretic approach to solve the problem in a distributed manner. After providing a globally optimal solution for the special case of single multicast session using omnidirectional antenna, this approach leads us to a group of distributed algorithms for multiple multicast in WANETs using directional antennas. Experimental results show that our distributed multicast algorithms for directional communications outperform other centralized multicast algorithms significantly in terms of network lifetime for both single-session and multiple-session scenarios.
Wieselthier JE, Nguyen GD, Ephremides A: Energy-limited wireless networking with directional antennas: the case of session-based multicasting. Proceedings of IEEE 21st Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications Societies (INFOCOM '02), June 2002, New York, NY, USA 1: 190-199.
Wieselthier JE, Nguyen GD, Ephremides A: Energy-aware wireless networking with directional antennas: the case of session-based broadcasting and multicasting. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing 2002,1(3):176-191. 10.1109/TMC.2002.1081754
Kang I, Poovendran R: On the lifetime extension of energy-efficient multihop broadcast networks. Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN '02), May 2002, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA 1: 365-370.
Kang I, Poovendran R: Maximizing static network lifetime of wireless broadcast ad hoc networks. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC '03), May 2003, Anchorage, Alaska, USA 3: 2256-2261.
Das AK, Marks RJ, El-Sharkawi M, Arabshahi P, Gray A: MDLT: a polynomial time optimal algorithm for maximization of time-to-first-failure in energy constrained wireless broadcast networks. Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM '03), December 2003, San Francisco, Calif, USA 1: 362-366.
Cheng MX, Sun J, Min M, Du D-Z: Energy-efficient broadcast and multicast routing in ad hoc wireless networks. Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Performance, Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC '03), April 2003, Phoenix, Ariz, USA 87-94.
Wang B, Gupta SKS: On maximizing lifetime of multicast trees in wireless ad hoc networks. Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP '03), October 2003, Taiwan, China 333-340.
Floréen P, Kaski P, Kohonen J, Orponen P: Multicast time maximization in energy-constrained wireless networks. Proceedings of the Joint Workshop on Foundations of Mobile Computing, September 2003, San Diego, Calif, USA 50-58.
Georgiadis L: Bottleneck multicast trees in linear time. IEEE Communications Letters 2003,7(11):564-566. 10.1109/LCOMM.2003.820102
Guo S, Leung VCM, Yang OWW: A scalable distributed multicast algorithm for lifetime maximization in large-scale resource-limited multihop wireless networks. Proceedings of the International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC '06), July 2006, Vancouver, BC, Canada 419-424.
Guo S, Yang OWW: Multicast lifetime maximization for energy-constrained wireless ad hoc networks with directional antennas. Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM '04), November-December 2004, Dallas, Tex, USA 6: 4120-4124.
Guo S, Yang OWW: Formulation of optimal tree construction for maximum lifetime multicasting in wireless ad hoc networks with adaptive antennas. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC '05), May 2005, Seoul, Korea 5: 3370-3374.
Hou YT, Shi Y, Sherali HD, Wieselthier JE: Online lifetime-centric multicast routing for ad hoc networks with directional antennas. Proceedings of IEEE the 24th Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications Societies (INFOCOM '05), March 2005, Miami, Fla, USA 1: 761-772.
Guo S, Leung VCM, Yang OWW: Distributed multicast algorithms for lifetime maximization in wireless ad hoc networks with omni-directional and directional antennas. Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM '06), November-December 2006, San Francisco, Calif, USA
About this article
Cite this article
Guo, S., Yang, O.W.W. & Leung, V.C.M. Tree-Based Distributed Multicast Algorithms for Directional Communications and Lifetime Optimization in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks. J Wireless Com Network 2007, 098938 (2007) doi:10.1155/2007/98938
- Information System
- System Application
- Energy Resource
- Network Lifetime
- Limited Energy