Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICON.2002.1033329
Title: A novel routing protocol using mobile agents and reactive route discovery for ad hoc wireless networks
Authors: Marwaha, S.
Tham, C.K.
Srinivasan, D. 
Keywords: ant-based routing protocol
MANET
mobile agents
mobile wireless ad hoc networks
routing protocols
Issue Date: 2002
Source: Marwaha, S.,Tham, C.K.,Srinivasan, D. (2002). A novel routing protocol using mobile agents and reactive route discovery for ad hoc wireless networks. IEEE International Conference on Networks, ICON : 311-316. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICON.2002.1033329
Abstract: This paper proposes a novel routing scheme for mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs), which combines the on-demand routing capability of ad hoc on-demand distance vector (AODV) routing protocol with a distributed topology discovery mechanism using ant like mobile agents. AODV requires the actual communication to be delayed until the route is determined (found). This may not be suitable for real time data and multimedia communication applications. Ant-AODV provides high connectivity, reducing the amount of route discoveries before starting new connections. This eliminates the delay before starting actual communication for most new connections making ant-AODV routing protocol ideal for real time communication in highly dynamic networks such as MANETs. Simulation results show that the ant-AODV hybrid technique proposed is able to achieve reduced end-to-end delay as compared to conventional ant-based and AODV routing protocols. In addition, Ant-AODV also provides high connectivity. © 2002 IEEE.
Source Title: IEEE International Conference on Networks, ICON
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/68982
ISBN: 0780375335
ISSN: 15566463
DOI: 10.1109/ICON.2002.1033329
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