A Power-Aware Routing Protocol Using Multi-Route Transmission for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

  • Kuang-Han Fei
  • Sheng-Yan Chuang
  • Sheng-De Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4097)


We presents a power-aware routing protocol called Multi-Route Transmission Routing that utilizes multiple routes to transmit the data traffic simultaneously and leads to a balanced energy consumption. The proposed routing approach can extend the system lifetime of the network. A new routing decision index is also proposed for the route selection mechanism, which takes both the shortest-path and the maximum system lifetime into consideration and dynamically adjusts its weight between them according to the energy usage of the network. Experiment results show that, the proposed routing protocol provides a higher performance than other well-known power-aware routing protocols in terms of the energy-efficiency.


Mobile Node Intermediate Node Network Lifetime Delivery Ratio Residual Energy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kuang-Han Fei
    • 1
  • Sheng-Yan Chuang
    • 1
  • Sheng-De Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Taiwan UniversityTaipeiTaiwan

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