Performance of AODV Protocol for H-MANETs

Authors(2) :-Pallepati Vasavi, G Raja Ramesh

As per need of recent applications, new research aspects related to scalability, heterogeneity, and power consumption have been arisen. These problems are supposed to be fixed for better utilization of MANETs. MANET nodes interact through multi-hop routing. AODV is a commonly used on-demand protocol for routing in MANETs. In the existing literature, AODV has been analyzed a number of times but heterogeneity of the nodes has not been addressed. Heterogeneity may be defined as diversity among the nodes in resources or capability. The environment is usually heterogeneous in case of constraint fluid dynamic environment of MANET. In this paper we are analyzing the routing performance as well as energy efficient behavior of AODV routing protocol in both homogeneous and heterogeneous MANETs (H-MANETs), using performance parameters like ratio of delivered packets, throughput, average delay, average power consumption, energy of alive nodes, etc. Heterogeneity has been introduced in terms of different initial energy for all the nodes, unlike the homogeneous scenario. The simulation work has been done using network simulator (NS-2). This work will be helpful to get insight of effects of heterogeneity on energy efficiency and other performance metrics of AODV.

Authors and Affiliations

Pallepati Vasavi
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SNIST, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
G Raja Ramesh
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SNIST, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

MANET, H-MANET, Routing, AODV, Heterogeneity, Energy

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 5 | Issue 2 | March-April 2019
Date of Publication : 2019-03-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 271-276
Manuscript Number : CSEIT1951101
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

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Pallepati Vasavi, G Raja Ramesh , "Performance of AODV Protocol for H-MANETs", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp.271-276, March-April-2019. Available at doi :
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