Inter-Domain Routing for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Inter-domain routing is an important component to allow interoperation among heterogeneous network domains operated by different organizations. Although inter-domain routing has been well supported in the Internet, there has been relatively little support to the Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs) space. In MANETs, the inter-domain routing problem is challenged by: (1) dynamic network topology due to mobility, and (2) diverse intra-domain ad hoc routing protocols. In this paper, we discuss how to enable inter-domain routing among MANETs, and to handle the dynamic nature of MANETs. We first present the design challenges for inter-domain routing in MANETs, and then propose a framework for inter-domain routing in MANETs.

By: Chi-Kin Chau; Jon Crowcroft; Kang-Won Lee, Starsky H. Y. Wong

Published in: RC24559 in 2008


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