Energy- and Trust-Based AODV for Quality-of-Service Affirmation in MANETs

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 324)


A mobile ad hoc network (MANET) is a wireless network proficient of self-directed actions, and nodes communicate with each other without the use of infrastructure. Nodes are nomadic, and topology can be very dynamic. In MANETs, the provision of quality-of-service (QoS) guarantee is more challenging. Therefore, it is important that routing protocols incorporate QoS metrics. A trust-based system can be used to track misbehaving nodes and isolate them from routing. In this paper, a trust-based reliable AODV is presented where trust is calculated for nodes that participate in routing. Energy is also introduced for nodes. Trust and energy levels of the nodes are considered before they are selected for routing. A threshold value is defined, and nodes are considered for routing only if its trust and energy levels are higher than threshold. The work is implemented and simulated on NS-2. The simulation results have shown improvement on QoS metrics.


Mobile ad hoc network AODV protocol QoS metrics PDR Delay and throughput 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ApplicationsS.A. Engineering CollegeChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringCEG, Anna UniversityChennaiIndia

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