Routing Metrics for Wireless Mesh Networks: A Survey

  • Liang Zhao
  • Ahmed Y. Al-Dubai
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 127)


Wireless Mesh Network (WMN) is a key emerging technology to construct next generation wireless multi-hop network. It combines the advantages of both mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) and traditional fixed network, attracting significant industrial and academic attentions. In network layer, routing metrics are also important to the performance of communication. In this paper, we review a list of existing routing metrics in WMNs. Based on the findings, we also point out the open issues of routing metrics.


Round Trip Time Wireless Mesh Network Dynamic Source Route Mesh Router Mesh Client 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Edinburgh Napier UniversityEdinburghUK

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