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Ubiquitous Interpersonal Communication over Ad-Hoc Networks and the Internet

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dc.contributor.authorBiagioni, Edoardoen_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-20T22:06:02Z-
dc.date.available2014-11-20T22:06:02Z-
dc.date.issued2013en_US
dc.identifier.citation"Ubiquitous Interpersonal Communication over Ad-Hoc Networks and the Internet", E. Biagioni, http://alnt.org/2013.sigcomm.pdf, 2013en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10125/34244-
dc.description.abstractThe hardware and low-level software in many mobile de- vices are capable of mobile-to-mobile communication, in- cluding ad-hoc mode for 802.11, Bluetooth, and cognitive radios. We have started to leverage this capability to provide in- terpersonal communication both over infrastructure networks (the Internet), and over ad-hoc and delay-tolerant networks composed of the mobile devices themselves. This network is fully decentralized so it can function with- out any infrastructure, but takes advantage of Internet con- nections when available. Devices may communicate when- ever they are able to exchange packets. All interpersonal communication is encrypted and authenticated so packets may be carried by devices belonging to untrusted others. One challenge in a fully decentralized network is rout- ing. Our design uses Rendezvous Points (RPs) and Dis- tributed Hash Tables (DHTs) for delivery over the Internet, and hop-limited broadcast and Delay Tolerant Networking (DTN) within the ad-hoc network. Each device has a policy that determines how many pack- ets may be forwarded, and a packet prioritization mecha- nism that favors packets likely to consume fewer network resources. A goal of this design and implementation is to provide useful interpersonal communications using at most 1% of any given resource on mobile devices.en_US
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dc.publisheralnt.orgen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesICS2014-11-02en_US
dc.rightsAttribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/*
dc.subjectcomputer networks, addressing, mobile networks, ad-hoc networksen_US
dc.subject.lcshhttp://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85029513.html, http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007004723en_US
dc.titleUbiquitous Interpersonal Communication over Ad-Hoc Networks and the Interneten_US
dc.typeReporten_US
dc.type.dcmiTexten_US
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