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Survey of Delay Tolerant Network - An Architectural Prospective

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 89 - Number 19
Year of Publication: 2014
Lalitesh Kumar Choudhary
Murlidhar Prasad Singh
Uday Chaurasia
Manish Kumar Ahirwar

Lalitesh Kumar Choudhary, Murlidhar Prasad Singh, Uday Chaurasia and Manish Kumar Ahirwar. Article: Survey of Delay Tolerant Network - An Architectural Prospective. International Journal of Computer Applications 89(19):9-14, March 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Lalitesh Kumar Choudhary and Murlidhar Prasad Singh and Uday Chaurasia and Manish Kumar Ahirwar},
	title = {Article: Survey of Delay Tolerant Network - An Architectural Prospective},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {89},
	number = {19},
	pages = {9-14},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}


One of the major problems of delay tolerant network is the absence of complete path in between the source and destination. In the open literature, these networks are known as challenged network/Intermittently Connected Networks (ICNs). The existing protocols fail to operate properly in the context of intermittently connected network, which raises a variety of new challenging problems. This paper sheds the light over the architectural aspects of these networks. Here architectural aspects includes specification, working concept, required modification in traditional protocol, necessary included services etc. We have concentrated on basic mechanism of each of the above-mentioned topics and try to highlight some pending open issues.


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