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Capacity of distributed content delivery in large-scale wireless ad hoc networks

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Capacity of distributed content delivery in large-scale wireless ad hoc networks
—In most existing wireless networks, end users obtain data content from the wired network, typically, the Internet. In this manner, virtually all of their traffic must go through a few access points, which implies that the capacity of wireless network is limited by the aggregated transmission data rate of these access points. To fully exploit the capability of wireless network, we envision that future wireless networks shall be able to provide data content within themselves. In this paper, we address the behavior of such networks from a theoretical perspective. Specifically, we consider that multicast is used for distributed content delivery, and we investigate the asymptotic upper bound of the throughput capacity for distributed content delivery in large-scale wireless ad hoc networks (DCD-WANET). Our analysis shows how the upper bound of throughput capacity is affected by the geometric size of the network, the number of data items, the popularity of the data content, and the numb...
Wang Liu, Kejie Lu, Jianping Wang, Yi Qian, Tao Zh
Added 28 Sep 2012
Updated 28 Sep 2012
Type Journal
Year 2012
Where INFOCOM
Authors Wang Liu, Kejie Lu, Jianping Wang, Yi Qian, Tao Zhang, Liusheng Huang
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