Comprehensive experimental performance analysis of DSR, AODV and DSDV routing protocol for different metrics values with predefined constraints

Mehmood, Zafar, Iqbal, Muddesar and Wang, Xinheng (2014) Comprehensive experimental performance analysis of DSR, AODV and DSDV routing protocol for different metrics values with predefined constraints. International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science, 6 (7). pp. 24-31. ISSN 2074-9007

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Abstract

A Mobile Adhoc Network is a multi-hop self-configuring network without any fixed infrastructure. Due to mobility of nodes, dynamic topology and highly dynamic environment, designing and implementing stable routing in Mobile Ad-hoc Networking is a major challenge and a critical issue. This paper analyses the performance analysis of on demand routing protocol, Dynamic Source Routing (DSR), Adhoc on Demand Distance Vector Routing (AODV) and table driven protocol, Destination-Sequenced Distance Vectoring (DSDV) using a network simulator NS2. Different types of test scenario have designed with fixed number of nodes but varying mobility. Different performance metric values like, throughput, delay, normalized network load, end to end delay, dropped packets, packets delivery ratio have been observed. The experimental results have been analysed and recommendation based on the obtained results has been proposed about the significance of each protocol in different scenarios and situations. The simulation results show that both protocols are good in performance in their own categories. We believe that findings of this paper will help the researcher to find the best protocol under predefined condition with varied mobility. We believe that this research will help the researcher to identify and further investigate any particular metrics value of AODV, DSR and DSDV.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Mobile Adhoc Networks, Ad Hoc On Demand Routing Vector (AODV), Dynamic Source Routing (DSR), Destination Sequenced Distance Vector (DSDV), network simulator NS-2
Subjects: Computing > Systems > Computer networking
Depositing User: Henry Wang
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2018 11:09
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2018 09:40
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/4359

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