Table 2: Simulation parameters.

Parameter Value

Application typeConstant bit rate (CBR)

Transport typeUser datagram protocol (UDP)

Routing protocolsAODV-MR and proposed (M-AODV-MR)

Simulation time250 seconds

Packet size512 bytes

Simulation area 1200 m × 1200 m

Number of static mesh routers (i.e., assumed) 18

Mobility model Random way point

Propagation modelTwo ray ground

MAC layerIEEE 802.11DCF with RTS/CTS

Antenna modelOmnidirectional antenna

Number of radio interfaces in each mesh router3

Number of channels in each mesh router 3 channel numbers and types (1, 6, and 11 802.11b channels)

Number of radio interfaces in each mesh client1 channel type (802.11b channel)

Number of channels in each mesh client 1 channel number (1)

Transmission range250 m

Carrier sense 550 m

Maximum speed mobility of mesh clients10 m/s

Pause time0