Peer management for iTrust over Wi-Fi Direct

Isai Michel Lombera, L. E. Moser, P. M. Melliar-Smith, Yung-Ting Chuang

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This paper describes peer management for the iTrust peer-to-peer information publication, search and retrieval system usingWi-Fi Direct in a mobile ad-hoc network.We present the fundamental concept of the iTrust mobile ad-hoc network, the capabilities and limitations of Wi-Fi Direct on the Android platform, and our novel algorithm for managing peer connections. Specifically, we discuss how to acquire MAC addresses and associate peers with IP addresses in order to discover, connect and transfer data using Wi-Fi Direct on Android mobile devices. An Android device with Wi-Fi Direct hardware capabilities can automatically create and maintain a mobile ad-hoc network with nearby similarly configured mobile devices to enable peers to share information.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6618544
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications, WPMC
StatePublished - 24 Jun 2013
Event2013 16th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications, WPMC 2013 - Co-located with Global Wireless Summit 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ, United States
Duration: 24 Jun 201327 Jun 2013


  • Android
  • mobile ad-hoc network
  • peer-topeer network
  • search
  • Wi-Fi Direct


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