Interaction between Internet Based TCP Variants and Routing Protocols in MANET

  • Sukant Kishoro Bisoy
  • Prasant Kumar Patnaik
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 247)


Due to the presence of mobility in the mobile ad hoc network (MANET), the interconnections between nodes are likely to change. Dynamic nature of MANET makes TCP more aggressive in case of packet loss and retransmits a lost packet and unnecessary causes an energy loss. TCP carries 95% of the internet traffic to transport data over the internet. Hence, it is of utmost importance to identify the most suitable and efficient TCP variants that can perform well in MANET. Main objective of this paper is to find suitable routing protocols for TCP variants and analyze the performance differential variation in terms of throughput, packet loss rate and energy consumption. Simulations result using NS2 shows that, OLSR is best routing protocol with respect to throughput and packet loss ratio irrespective of TCP variants and it provides a lower packet loss rate (15% to 20%) than others in most situations. DSDV protocol consumes 15% to 25 % less energy than AODV and 5 to 10% than OLSR.




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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bhubaneswar and Faculty Member, C.V. Raman College of Engg.SOA UniversityBhubaneswarIndia
  2. 2.School of Computer EngineeringKIIT UniversityBhubaneswarIndia

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