Reactive networks

Antonio Liotta, George Exarchakos

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Networks strive to keep "all" of their nodes connected. However, is this really necessary? Do we actually need to "continuously" maintain routes from and to "any" possible destination? This chapter looks at networks that can discern between active and non-active paths. The idea is to care for the nodes that are actively intercommunicating, leaving the rest of the network in standby mode. In this chapter, we will explore on-demand routing, one of the key ingredients that can make networks more reactive on a larger scale.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNetworks for Pervasive Services
Subtitle of host publicationSix Ways to Upgrade the Internet
EditorsA. Liotta, G. Exarchakos
Place of PublicationBerlin
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9789400714724
Publication statusPublished - 22 Aug 2011

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Electrical Engineering
Volume92 LNEE
ISSN (Print)1876-1100
ISSN (Electronic)1876-1119

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