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Location-based route self-recovery for mobile ad hoc networks
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Paper Abstract

Mobile ad hoc network (MANET) is a radio packet network without dedicated infrastructures. In recent years it has received tremendous attention because of its self-configuration and self-maintenance capabilities. However, because of node mobility and shared wireless links, its routing protocol design presents nontrivial challenges such as broadcast storm, stale route and delay. This paper proposes a location-based route self-recovery technique for source-initiated routing protocols. The purpose of route self-recovery is to reduce overhead and delay during route maintenance as well as allowing continuous packet forwarding for fault resilience. The ns-2 based simulation shows throughput and overhead improvements of source-initiated routing with route self-recovery and in the case of highly dynamic environments and heavy traffic loads, it is more robust and scalable than other protocols.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 2007
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6577, Wireless Sensing and Processing II, 657705 (3 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.719767
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Sirisha Medidi, Washington State Univ. (United States)
Jiong Wang, Washington State Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6577:
Wireless Sensing and Processing II
Raghuveer M. Rao; Sohail A. Dianat; Michael D. Zoltowski, Editor(s)

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