Design and implementation of Bundle protocol stack for Delay-Tolerant Networking

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Mukhtar, Omar
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-08T09:15:56Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-08T09:15:56Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/941
dc.description.abstract The Internet family of protocols (TCP/IP) has dominated the computer network communications; offering services such as worldwide web (WWW), file transfer (FTP), e-mail and voice-over-IP (VoIP) to the scientific, research and business communalities and to the common users. The TCP/IP protocols are also merging with other telecommunication paradigms such as 3G and 4G cellular networks. Despite of wide deployment, TCP/IP protocols are ill suited for some extreme networks because of some strict fundamental assumptions regarding end-to-end communication, built-into their architecture. These assumptions do not always hold in the emerging challenged networks such as mobile ad hoc networks, deep space communication, sensor networks, low earth orbiting (LEO) satellites etc., because of variable requirements of bandwidth, longer end-to-end delays, intermittent connectivity and higher error rates. Delay-Tolerant Networking tries to solve some of the issues by relaxing many of the assumptions used in the TCP/IP regarding end-to-end communication. It defines an overlay network for end-to-end message delivery, which uses the Bundle protocol. In the thesis work, we have implemented the Bundle protocol stack for Symbian based smart phones to extend DTN for mobile phone based interpersonal communication and the networks formed by socializing of people. We have also designed and implemented a convergence layer for Bluetooth. The software architecture is generic, extensible and provides API for the development of customized DTN applications for mobile phones. en
dc.format.extent 87
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Helsinki University of Technology en
dc.publisher Teknillinen korkeakoulu fi
dc.subject.other Electrical engineering en
dc.subject.other Computer science en
dc.title Design and implementation of Bundle protocol stack for Delay-Tolerant Networking en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.department Department of Electrical and Communications Engineering en
dc.contributor.department Sähkö- ja tietoliikennetekniikan osasto fi
dc.subject.keyword Delay-Tolerant Networking en
dc.subject.keyword Bundle protocol en
dc.subject.keyword Symbian application design en
dc.identifier.urn urn:nbn:fi:tkk-007387
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.programme.major Networking technology en
dc.programme.major Tietoverkkotekniikka fi
dc.programme.mcode S-38
dc.type.ontasot Diplomityö fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.contributor.supervisor Ott, Jörg; Prof.
dc.programme Tietoliikennetekniikan koulutusohjelma fi
dc.contributor.lab Networking Laboratory en
dc.contributor.lab Tietoverkkolaboratorio fi
dc.location P1 fi


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