An Improved AODVjr Routing Algorithm in ZigBee Network

  • Jianqing Tang
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 277)


According to the AODVjr routing algorithm in ZigBee network, the route-finding easily leads to broadcast storms. This paper developed an improved AODVjr routing algorithm according to AODVjr algorithm’s routing characteristics of request command frame structure and response command frame structure. The improved algorithm uses the reserved word of command options in the command frame structure, with the 0 bit of reserved word to control the direction of command frame transmission, with the 1–6 bits of reserved word to control command frame to carry the length of the data. With OMNET++4.1, simulation result shows that the improved AODVjr routing algorithm can effectively reduce traffic, save the overall energy of the network, and improve the efficiency of network transmission.


ZigBee AODVjr Broadcast storm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Engineering Technology, Guangdong Polytechnic InstituteGuangdong Radio & TV UniversityGuangzhouChina

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