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Table 5 Message overhead

From: Performance evaluation and comparison study of adaptive MANET service location and discovery protocols for highly dynamic environments

Approach \(U_\mathrm{C}\) \(B_\mathrm{C}\) \(M_{\mathrm{total}}\) \(\overline{M}_{\mathrm{total}}\)
Dir-based 63,703 0 63,703 8.493\(^\mathrm{a}\)
Dir-less 451,213 8524 459,737 61.29
PDP 380,526 7556 388,082 51.74
MSLD 66,491 64 66,556 8.874
  1. \(^\mathrm{a}\) 11.21, when the directory maintenance cost included