Using NDN in Improving Energy Efficiency of MANET

  • Farkhana Muchtar
  • Pradeep Kumar SinghEmail author
  • Raaid Alubady
  • Ili Najaa Aimi Mohd Nordin
  • Radzi Ambar
  • Mohd Najwadi Yusoff
  • Deris Stiawan
  • Mosleh Hamoud Al-Adhaileh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 597)


This paper seeks to extol the virtues of named data networking (NDN), as an alternative to host-centric networking (HCN), for its prominent features that can be taken advantage of to significantly reduce energy consumption demands in a mobile ad hoc network (MANET) implementation. Therefore, a NDN-based content routing mechanism was compared with two types of HCN routing protocol implementations in this study: OLSR and Batman-adv. The experimental results obtained from this research provide early evidence that NDN can increase the energy efficiency of MANET compared to the use of HCN primarily TCP/IP on the network stack solution for MANET. Of particular note would be NDN-based content routing’s viability as a solution for energy consumption issues that plague wireless multi-hop ad hoc networks. Last but not least, this paper also provides the future research direction that could be undertaken on the subject.


Mobile ad hoc network MANET testbed Named data networking NDN Energy efficiency Host-centric HCN OLSR and Batman-adv 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Farkhana Muchtar
    • 1
  • Pradeep Kumar Singh
    • 2
    Email author
  • Raaid Alubady
    • 3
  • Ili Najaa Aimi Mohd Nordin
    • 4
  • Radzi Ambar
    • 5
  • Mohd Najwadi Yusoff
    • 6
  • Deris Stiawan
    • 7
  • Mosleh Hamoud Al-Adhaileh
    • 8
  1. 1.Faculty EngineeringSchool of Computing, Universiti Teknologi MalaysiaSkudaiMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of CSE and ITJayPee University of ITWaknaghat, SolanIndia
  3. 3.Information Technology DepartmentCollege of Information Technology, University of BabylonHillahIraq
  4. 4.Faculty of Engineering TechnologyUniversiti Tun Hussein Onn MalaysiaPagohMalaysia
  5. 5.Faculty of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringUniversiti Tun Hussein Onn MalaysiaBatu PahatMalaysia
  6. 6.School of Computer Sciences, Universiti Sains MalaysiaGelugorMalaysia
  7. 7.Faculty of Computer ScienceUniversitas SriwijayaPalembangIndonesia
  8. 8.Deanship of E-learning and Distance EducationKing Faisal UniversityAl-AhsaKingdom of Saudi Arabia

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