Course 2

Delay-Tolerant Network: A New Networking Paradigm for Heterogeneous Networks with Dynamic Connectivity

Course Leader

Dr. Suvadip Batabyal
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science & Information Systems, BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, India.



Course Outline

  1. Introduction to Delay Tolerant Network
  2. Application of DTN and current trends
  3. State-of-the Applications in DTN and outcomes
  4. DTN Network Stack and RFCs
  5. Physical layer challenges in DTN
  6. Link layer challenges in DTN and solution
  7. Routing in DTN and taxonomy
  8. Performance comparison of various routing protocols in DTN
  9. Mobility models
  10. Effect of mobility on the performance of DTN
  11. Transport layer issues in DTN
  12. Experiments, Test beds and Simulations on DTN
  13. Opportunistic Network Environment: A Java based Simulator for DTN
  14. Research on DTN in India