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Performance Evaluation of OLSR-MD Routing Protocol for MANETS

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Mobile Adhoc Networks (MANETS) are gaining popularity because of interconnected networks. Routing is a key issue which needs to be addressed for efficient forwarding of packets from source to destination. OLSR (Optimized Link State Routing) is a proactive or table driven routing protocol in MANETS which works on the principal of link sensing. These mobile nodes are battery operated and due to limited battery early death of node results in network partitioning. Energy becomes an important parameter to be conserved so design of energy efficient routing protocol is the need of hour for extending network lifetime. In this work, OLSR routing protocol is implemented according to modified Dijakstra’s algorithm which works on residual energy of nodes. Proposed energy aware OLSR-MD is compared with conventional OLSR. Extensive simulations were performed using NS-2 Simulator, and simulation results show improved network parameters such as higher throughput, more PDR (Packet Delivery Ratio) and lesser End to End delay.

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Jain, R., Kashyap, I. (2019). Performance Evaluation of OLSR-MD Routing Protocol for MANETS. In: Bhatia, S., Tiwari, S., Mishra, K., Trivedi, M. (eds) Advances in Computer Communication and Computational Sciences. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 924. Springer, Singapore.

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