17. Opportunistic Networks

  1. Paolo Santi

Published Online: 10 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118344774.ch17

Mobility Models for Next Generation Wireless Networks: AD HOC, Vehicular and Mesh Networks

Mobility Models for Next Generation Wireless Networks: AD HOC, Vehicular and Mesh Networks

How to Cite

Santi, P. (2012) Opportunistic Networks, in Mobility Models for Next Generation Wireless Networks: AD HOC, Vehicular and Mesh Networks, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118344774.ch17

Author Information

  1. Istituto di Informatica e Telematica del CNR, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Communications Networking & Distributed Systems

Book Series Editors:

  1. David Hutchison2,
  2. Serge Fdida3 and
  3. Joe Sventek4

Series Editor Information

  1. 2

    Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK

  2. 3

    Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

  3. 4

    University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119992011

Online ISBN: 9781118344774

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Keywords:

  • mobility models for opportunistic networks;
  • opportunistic networks, emerging next generation networks;
  • opportunistic networks, topological property of extreme sparseness;
  • short-range wireless, for opportunistic network;
  • PSN, mobility analysis/characterization and application viewpoint;
  • opportunistic networks in PSN, WSN, and vehicular network;
  • user scenarios in vehicular networks;
  • battery efficiency, for success of opportunistic applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Opportunistic Networks: State of the Art

  • Opportunistic Networks: User Scenarios

  • Opportunistic Networks: Perspectives

  • Further Reading

  • References