A Mobile Ad-Hoc Routing Algorithm with Comparative Study of Earlier Proposed Algorithms
Kumar Verma Pawan, Gupta Tarun, Rakesh Nitin, Nitin Nitin
DOI: 10.4236/ijcns.2010.33037   PDF    HTML     6,232 Downloads   12,451 Views   Citations


A mobile ad-hoc network is an autonomous collection of mobile nodes that communicate over bandwidth constrained wireless links. Due to nodal mobility, the network topology may change rapidly and unpredictably over time. The routing protocols meant for wired network cannot be used for mobile ad-hoc network because of mobility of network. A number of routing protocols like Destination-Sequenced Distance-Vector (DSDV), Ad-Hoc On-Demand Distance Vector (AODV), Dynamic Source Routing (DSR), and Temporally Ordered Routing Algorithm have been implemented. The ad-hoc routing protocols can be divided into two classes; Table-Driven and On-Demand. This paper examines two routing protocols for mobile ad-hoc networks—the Destination Sequenced Distance Vector (DSDV), the table-driven protocol and the Ad-Hoc On- Demand Distance Vector routing (AODV), an on-demand protocol and propose an algorithm that facilitates efficient routing of the packet and failure recovery mechanism

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K. Pawan, G. Tarun, R. Nitin and N. Nitin, "A Mobile Ad-Hoc Routing Algorithm with Comparative Study of Earlier Proposed Algorithms," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2010, pp. 289-293. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2010.33037.

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