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A scalable routing protocol for hybrid wireless mesh networks

Mahmod, Zainab Senan and Hassan Abdalla Hashim, Aisha (2012) A scalable routing protocol for hybrid wireless mesh networks. In: International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE 2012), 3-5 July 2012, Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Wireless mesh networks (WMNs) have emerged as a key technology for next-generation wireless networking. However, several challenging research issues need to be resolved. One of the most effective factors to be improved is the routing protocol used to be robust, scalable, secured and efficient. This paper aims to design and implement a routing protocol that improves the scalability of the WMNs. The Directional Hierarchical AODV (DH-AODV) routing protocol is proposed taking advantage of the existing fields in the AODV's control packets in order to reduce the load on the network's bandwidth and to quickly detect route breakage. The proposed protocol is designed, implemented and evaluated using Qualnet Simulator. The simulation results indicate an improvement of DH-AODV over the standard AODV.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 2523/25445
Uncontrolled Keywords: DH-AODV , Qualnet Simulator , WMN , scalability
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices > TK7885 Computer engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Nur' Aini Abu Bakar
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2013 09:09
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2017 16:44
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/25445

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