<XML><RECORDS><RECORD><REFERENCE_TYPE>3</REFERENCE_TYPE><REFNUM>8883</REFNUM><AUTHORS><AUTHOR>Al-Humoud,S.</AUTHOR><AUTHOR>Mackenzie,L.</AUTHOR><AUTHOR>Ould-Khaoua,M.</AUTHOR><AUTHOR>Abdulai,J.</AUTHOR></AUTHORS><YEAR>2008</YEAR><TITLE>RAD Analysis of Adjusted Counter-Based Broadcast in MANETs</TITLE><PLACE_PUBLISHED>The 24th UK Performance Engineering Workshop, (UKPEW'08), Imperial College London, July 2008</PLACE_PUBLISHED><PUBLISHER>N/A</PUBLISHER><PAGES>300–310</PAGES><ISBN>978-0-9559703-6</ISBN><LABEL>Al-Humoud:2008:8883</LABEL><KEYWORDS><KEYWORD>MANETs</KEYWORD></KEYWORDS<ABSTRACT>Broadcasting is a vital operation in mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) and it is crucial to enhance its efficiency to ensure successful deployment. Although flooding is ideal for broadcast operations due to its simplicity and high reachability it suffers from high packet collision which can degrade network performance severely. Counter-based broadcast schemes have been introduced to alleviate the limitations of flooding. This study introduces an enhancement to counter-based broadcast by adjusting the threshold value and the Random Assessment Delay (RAD) using minimal neighbourhood information. Simulation results of this study show that the new dynamic scheme provide good performance levels compared to the existing solutions.</ABSTRACT><URL>http://ukpew.org/2008/papers/random-assessment-delay-manet</URL></RECORD></RECORDS></XML>