Simplified multicast forwarding in mobile ad hoc networks

J.P. Macker, J. Dean, W. Chao
IEEE MILCOM 2004. Military Communications Conference, 2004.  
We implemented a working IP multicast forwarding prototype for use in mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) based upon flooding mechanisms. We present the design of a working experimental prototype and some initial performance results using the NRL mobile network emulation system and various optional flooding approaches within the design framework. In addition, we present supplemental analytical examination of several implemented flooding algorithms for MANET environments and discuss related
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doi:10.1109/milcom.2004.1494892 fatcat:wwe7zk5rv5dmrpgol7gkbdw4ki