Elis Kulla, Masahiro Hiyama, Makoto Ikeda, Leonard Barolli, Vladi Kolici, Rozeta Miho, "MANET Performance for Source and Destination Moving Scenarios Considering OLSR and AODV protocols", Mobile Information Systems, vol. 6, Article ID 390290, 15 pages, 2010. https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/390290
MANET Performance for Source and Destination Moving Scenarios Considering OLSR and AODV protocols
Recently, a great interest is shown in MANETs potential usage and applications in several fields such as military activities, rescue operations and time-critical applications. In this work, we implement and analyse a MANET testbed considering AODV and OLSR protocols for wireless multi-hop networking. We investigate the effect of mobility and topology changing in MANET and evaluate the performance of the network through experiments in a real environment. The performance assessment of our testbed is done considering throughput, number of dropped packets and delay. We designed four scenarios: Static, Source Moving, Destination Moving and Source-Destination Moving. From our experimental results, we concluded that when the communicating nodes are moving and the routes change quickly, OLSR (as a proactive protocol) performs better than AODV, which is a reactive protocol.
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