This paper studies channel allocation methods for data dissemination through broadcast and on-demand channels. Analytical models and cost formulae for exclusive broadcast channels and exclusive on-demand channels are provided. Based on the models, we further derive cost models for dynamic channel allocation methods and propose a channel adaptation algorithm for optimizing system performance. The channel adaptation algorithm can be executed in O(n) time, where n is the number of data items in the database. Performance evaluation shows that the channel allocation algorithm produces optimal channel allocation which significantly improves the system performance under various parameter settings.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Information Systems
- Hardware and Architecture
- Computer Networks and Communications