Hybrid Scenario Based Analysis of the Effect of Variable Node Speed on the Performance of DSDV and DSR

  • Koushik Majumder
  • Sudhabindu Ray
  • Subir Kumar Sarkar
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 176)


Routing in mobile ad hoc network is considered as a challenging task due to the drastic and unpredictable changes in the network topology resulting from the random and frequent movement of the nodes and due to the absence of any centralized control. Routing becomes even more complex in hybrid networking scenario where the MANET is combined with the fixed network for covering wider network area with less fixed infrastructure. Although, several routing protocols have been developed and tested under various network environments, but, the simulations of such routing protocols have not taken into account the hybrid networking environments. In this work we have carried out a systematic simulation based performance study of the two prominent routing protocols: Destination Sequenced Distance Vector Routing (DSDV) and Dynamic Source Routing (DSR) protocols in the hybrid networking environment under varying node speed. We have analyzed the performance differentials on the basis of three metrics – packet delivery fraction, average end-to-end delay and normalized routing load using NS2 based simulation.


Mobile ad hoc network hybrid network scenario varying node speed performance analysis packet delivery fraction average end-to-end delay normalized routing load 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Koushik Majumder
    • 1
  • Sudhabindu Ray
    • 2
  • Subir Kumar Sarkar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringWest Bengal University of TechnologyKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and Telecommunication EngineeringJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia

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