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Performance Impact of Mobility in an Emulated IP-based Multihop Radio Access Network

  • Philipp Hofmann
  • Christian Bettstetter
  • Jeremie Wehren
  • Christian Prehofer
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 162)

Abstract

This paper investigates the performance of a multihop radio access network. In our testbed, nodes communicate to one access point using IEEE 802.11b and AODV routing. We measure the average packet delay and delivery ratio, if the node movement is emulated employing the random waypoint and random direction model, respectively. We find that random waypoint mobility yields up to 100% better results. This shows that the testbed performance is highly sensitive to the mobility model, even if comparable mobility behavior is assumed.

Keywords

Multihop radio access routing performance mobility modeling testbed ad hoc routing AODV random waypoint model random direction model network emulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philipp Hofmann
    • 1
  • Christian Bettstetter
    • 1
  • Jeremie Wehren
    • 1
  • Christian Prehofer
    • 1
  1. 1.Future Networking LabDoCoMo Euro-LabsMunichGermany

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