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In this chapter, we have developed an analytical model to analyze the epidemic information dissemination in MSNs. The model considers the change of mobile nodes’ interests by introducing two novel elements called pre-immunity and immunity.

With these elements, we have proposed information dissemination mechanism with four rules for epidemic information dissemination process. According to these four rules, the analytical model has been developed through ordinary differential equations. By conducting extensive trace-driven simulations, we have demonstrated that our analytical model is more accurate than existing ones.


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