A New Resource Management Scheme for Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks

Ronan de Renesse, Vasilis Friderikos, Hamid Aghvami

Abstract


Ad hoc and sensor networks have received tremendous attention in the recent literature due to its unpredictable nature and its many applications. Imposing any kind of reliability in such networks represents a real challenge. In this paper, we propose a new resource management scheme which virtually reserves and releases resources at the network layer when necessary. Results show that our scheme distributes resources efficiently between Best Effort and Quality of Service traffics even when congestion arises.

Keywords


ad hoc and sensor networks

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