Opportunistic network creation schemes for capacity extension in wireless access and backhaul segments

Marios Logothetis, Vera Stavroulaki, Andreas Georgakopoulos, Dimitrios Karvounas, Nikos Koutsouris, Kostas Tsagkaris, Panagiotis Demestichas, Milenko Tosic, Dragan Boskovic

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It is expected that the wireless world will migrate towards an era that will comprise more local/temporary structures which, for instance, can be called Opportunistic Networks (ONs). Operator-governed ONs are dynamically created, temporary, coordinated extensions of the infrastructure. This paper presents an approach for exploiting such ONs in order to extend the capacity in wireless access and backhaul segments for efficient application provisioning, as well as an evaluation of an indicative test case as a proof of concept of the aforementioned approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)201-216
Number of pages16
JournalLecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering
Volume97 LNICST
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event3rd International ICST Conference on Mobile Networks and Management, MONAMI 2011 - Aveiro, Portugal
Duration: Sep 21 2011Sep 23 2011


  • Cognitive Management Systems
  • Functional Architecture
  • Future Internet
  • Opportunistic Networks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications

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