On-Demand Multicast Routing Protocol (ODMRP) for Ad-Hoc Networks

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (manet WG)
Authors Yunjung Yi  , Sung-Ju Lee 
Last updated 2002-11-07 (latest revision 2000-01-04)
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On-Demand Multicast Routing Protocol (ODMRP) is a multicast routing protocol designed for ad-hoc networks with mobile hosts. ODMRP is a mesh-based, rather than a conventional tree-based, multicast scheme and uses a Forwarding Group concept (only a subset of nodes forwards the multicast packets via scoped flooding). It applies on-demand procedures to dynamically set up routes and maintain multicast group membership. ODMRP is well suited for ad-hoc wireless networks with mobile hosts where bandwidth is limited, topology changes frequently and rapidly, and power is constrained.


Yunjung Yi (yjyi@cs.ucla.edu)
Sung-Ju Lee (sjlee@cs.ucla.edu)

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