IP multicast is used to deliver services to groups of users. However, this approach needs an infrastructure support in place, which makes the service not always available. We propose a novel application-level multicast approach based on mobile agents, which does not require any specific layer 3 support and suits the requirements of dynamic networking environments. We present a simulation-based comparative analysis between our approach and DVMRP, focussing on performance and scalability.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON 2003), September 28-October 1, 2003, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Place of Publication||New York|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|