Title: Simulation-based design of self-organising and cooperative networks

Authors: E. Niewiadomska-Szynkiewicz, A. Sikora

Addresses: Warsaw University of Technology, ul. Nowowiejska 15/19, 00-665 Warsaw, Poland; Research and Academic Computer Network (NASK), ul. Wawozowa 18, 02-796 Warsaw, Poland. ' Research and Academic Computer Network (NASK), ul. Wawozowa 18, 02-796 Warsaw, Poland

Abstract: Modelling and simulation is a critical element in the design, development and evaluation of self-organising and cooperative networks. In this paper, we investigate issues concerning wireless sensor networks and mobile ad hoc networks design based on simulation. We survey approaches to wireless transmission and nodes mobility modelling, and describe a novel algorithm for calculating a collision-free motion trajectory for a mobile device in unknown environment. Finally, we describe the design, performance and potential applications of our software platform for parallel and distributed simulation, and computer-aided design of self-organising networks.

Keywords: mobile ad hoc networks; MANETs; wireless sensor networks; WSNs; mobility models; parallel simulation; network simulation; self-organising networks; situated computing; cooperative networks; mobile networks; wireless networks; modelling; distributed simulation; computer-aided design; CAD; network design.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSSC.2011.039108

International Journal of Space-Based and Situated Computing, 2011 Vol.1 No.1, pp.68 - 75

Published online: 26 Mar 2015 *

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