A Fuzzy Logic-Based Fault Tolerance New Routing Protocol in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Abstract

Ad hoc networks are self-organizing and self-configuring networks that do not have fixed infrastructures. Mobile stations in wireless ad hoc networks move around in the network, thus requiring routing to dynamically handle the constant changing of network topologies. In this paper, we propose a fuzzy logic-based on-demand routing protocol (FBRP) for mobile ad hoc networks. The FBRP selects routes based on power of battery and speed of mobile nodes. The results of simulation and a comparison of the proposed method with the well-known ad hoc on-demand distance vector protocol revealed better performance and a higher fault tolerance for our approach, particularly in terms of node failures.

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Tabatabaei, S., Hosseini, F. A Fuzzy Logic-Based Fault Tolerance New Routing Protocol in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. Int. J. Fuzzy Syst. 18, 883–893 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40815-015-0119-z

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Keywords

  • Mobile ad hoc networks
  • FBRP
  • Stable route
  • Fuzzy logic
  • Ad hoc protocol