Energy Aware Clustered Based Multipath Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks


With the advance of wireless communication technologies, small-size and high-performance computing and communication devices are increasingly used in daily life. After the success of second generation mobile system, more interest was started in wireless communications. A Mobile Ad hoc Network (MANET) is a wireless network without any fixed infrastructure or centralized control; it contains mobile nodes that are connected dynamically in an arbitrary manner. The Mobile Ad hoc Networks are essentially suitable when infrastructure is not present or difficult or costly to setup or when network setup is to be done quickly within a short period, they are very attractive for tactical communication in the military and rescue missions. They are also expected to play an important role in the civilian for as convention centers, conferences, and elec-tronic classrooms. The clustering is an important research area in mobile ad hoc networks because it im-proves the performance of flexibility and scalability when network size is huge with high mobility. All mo-bile nodes operate on battery power; hence, the power consumption becomes an important issue in Mobile Ad hoc Network. In this article we proposed an Energy Aware Clustered-Based Multipath Routing (EACMR), which forms several clusters, finds energy aware node-disjoint multiple routes from a source to destination and increases the network life time by using optimal routes.

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M. BHEEMALINGAIAH, M. NAIDU and D. RAO, "Energy Aware Clustered Based Multipath Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2009, pp. 123-130. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2009.22014.

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