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BibliographyCoschurba, Peter; Rothermel, Kurt; Dürr, Frank: A fine grained addressing concept for GeoCast.
In: Schmeck, Hartmut (ed.); Unger, Theo (ed.); Wolf, Lars (ed.): Trends in Network and Pervasive Computing -- ARCS 2002 (Proceedings of the International Conference on Architecture of Computing Systems 2002).
University of Stuttgart : Collaborative Research Center SFB 627 (Nexus: World Models for Mobile Context-Based Systems).
Lecture Notes in Computer Science; 2299, pp. 101-113, english.
Karlsruhe, Germany: Springer-Verlag, April 2002.
ISBN: 3-540-43409-7.
Article in Proceedings (Conference Paper).
CR-SchemaC.2 (Computer-Communication Networks)
Keywordsrouting; location-based services; geographic communication; GeoCast

GeoCast provides the functionality of sending messages to everyone in a specific area. So far, only the addressing of larger two-dimensional areas was possible. For the use in an urban environment it is crucial that small and three-dimensional areas can be addressed. For example, GeoCast can then be used to send lecture notes to all in a classroom. In this paper we describe a fine-grained addressing concept for GeoCast that supports such areas. In addition we present an architecture that allows the use of that addressing concept together with the GeoRouting-approach developed by Navas and Imielinski. We also present some modifications necessary to enhance the scalability of GeoCast.

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Department(s)University of Stuttgart, Institute of Parallel and Distributed Systems, Distributed Systems
Project(s)SFB-627, A2 (University of Stuttgart, Institute of Parallel and Distributed Systems, Distributed Systems)
Entry dateMay 7, 2002
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