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Performance Analysis of OLSR with ETX_ff for Different HELLO Packet Interval in a MANET Testbed

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Information Technology Convergence

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Recently, Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANETs) have an increased interest in applications for covering rural areas due to the possibility of usage of low-cost and high-performance mobile terminals, without having to depend on the network infrastructure. Because the terminals are mobile, the routes change dynamically, so routing algorithms are very important for operation of MANETs. In this paper, we investigate the performance of Optimized Link State Routing (OLSR) protocol with ETX_ff, for different scenarios in indoor and outdoor environment considering throughput and packetloss metrics. We design and implement two experimental scenarios in our academic environment and compare their performance behaviour for different HELLO packets interval of OLSR protocol.

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This work is supported by a Grant-in-Aid for scientific research of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). The authors would like to thank JSPS for the financial support.

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Hiyama, M., Kulla, E., Ikeda, M., Barolli, L., Takizawa, M. (2013). Performance Analysis of OLSR with ETX_ff for Different HELLO Packet Interval in a MANET Testbed. In: Park, J.J., Barolli, L., Xhafa, F., Jeong, H.Y. (eds) Information Technology Convergence. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 253. Springer, Dordrecht.

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