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A performance comparison of proactive and reactive routing protocols of Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET)

Azad, Md. Saiful and Rahman, Md. Arafatur and Anwar, Farhat (2007) A performance comparison of proactive and reactive routing protocols of Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET). Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2 (5). pp. 891-896. ISSN 1818-7803

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Abstract

Mobile Ad-hoc NETwork (MANET) is a collection of wireless mobile nodes dynamically forming a temporary network without the use of any existing network infrastructure or centralized administration. To support MANET, many routing protocols are already designed, such as DSDV, DSR, AODV, TORA, OLSR, WRP, ZRP and many more. This study analyzes these three routing protocols using Network Simulator version no 2 (ns-2). The performance of these protocols are compared in terms of their packet delivery fraction, average end-to-end delay, normalized routing load and routing overhead (packets) for 50 nodes and 100 nodes model with various numbers of sources. However performance comparison and comparative analysis of these protocols for above mention metrics has not yet been performed. This study does that comparison and pointed out the relative strengths and weakness of those proactive and reactive routing protocols.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3276/10488
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunication. Including telegraphy, radio, radar, television
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Farhat Anwar
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2012 13:59
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2013 11:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/10488

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