AD HOC NETWORKS: Technologies and Protocols is a concise in-depth treatment of various constituent components of ad hoc network protocols. It reviews issues related to medium access control, scalable routing, group communications, use of directional/smart antennas, network security, and power management among other topics. The authors examine various technologies that may aid ad hoc networking including the presence of an ability to tune transmission power levels or the deployment of sophisticated smart antennae. ...
This volume contains the proceedings of the Seventh Mediterranean Ad Hoc
Networking Workshop (Med-Hoc-Net'2008), celebrated in Palma de Mallorca (llles
Balears, Spain) during June 25-27, 2008. This IFIP TC6 Workshop was organized by
the Universitat de les Illes Balears in cooperation with the Asociaci6n de Tdcnicos de
lnform~tica and sponsored by the following Working Groups: WG6.3 (Performance
of Computer Networks) and WG6.8 (Mobile and Wireless Communications).
The shore of the morning sea and the cloudless
sky brilliant blue and yellow all illuminated lovely
and large. Let me stand here. Let me delude myself
that I see these things. Exchanging and sharing information has been a vital human activity since ancient
times. Communication, in its simplest form, involves a sender who wants to communicate
messages to an intended receiver.