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The impact of mobility models on the performance of mobile Ad Hoc network routing protocol

Megat Farez Azril Bin Zuhairi, M and Zafar, Mohammad Haseeb and Harle, David (2012) The impact of mobility models on the performance of mobile Ad Hoc network routing protocol. IETE Technical Review, 29 (5). pp. 414-420. ISSN 0256-4602

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Abstract

A mobility model represents nodes distribution and movement over the network. Several research works have shown that a selection of mobility model can affect the outcome of routing performance simulation in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. Thus, a routing protocol may only be effective in a particular mobility model or scenario but performs inferiorly in another. As a result, analyses of routing protocol performance are often based on inadequate information leading to inaccurate argument and conclusion. In this paper, three different mobility models have been selected, where each of them is highly distinctive in terms of nodes movement behavior. In addition, a new measurement technique called probability of route connectivity is introduced. The technique is used to quantify the success rate of route established by a routing protocol. Extensive simulation runs are done and results are compared between each mobility model.

Item type: Article
ID code: 41913
Keywords: mobility model, ad hoc networks, mobile ad hoc networks, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Subjects: Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2012 12:00
Last modified: 21 May 2015 15:06
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URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/41913

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