Polynomial-assisted Ad-hoc Charging Protocol
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PACP - Polynomial assisted Ad-hoc Charging Protocol

The area of trustworthy charging in self-organized environments has been developed quite recently. This paper introduces a new secure charging-protocol, the polynomial-assisted charging protocol, for these environments. The protocol relies on polynomial composition for speeding the identification process in small groups. This protocol is able to provide strict guarantees of cooperative behaviour in traffic forwarding, with minimal network overhead.

It can be used for identification of routes and charging in ad-hoc, or any other multi-hop scenario.

For more information please check a paper describing it paper or my dissertation.

There may exist some deviations from the documents cited as the code evolved. However, the functionality should remain the same.

If you use this code in a scientific publication please cite:

J. P. Barraca, S. Sargento and R. L. Aguiar, “The Polynomial-Assisted Ad Hoc Charging Protocol”, in Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, 2005, 945-952

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This program is distributed according to the GPL v2 License. Please check the LICENSE.md file. It also includes some external components, which may have a different license. In this case, a license file should be present in the root of the respective component.