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An Efficient Method for Tracking Nodes (EMTN) In Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2010 by IJCA Journal
Number 2 - Article 7
Year of Publication: 2010
Anuradha Banerjee
Dr. Paramartha Dutta

Anuradha Banerjee and Dr. Paramartha Dutta. Article:An Efficient Method for Tracking Nodes (EMTN) In Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. International Journal of Computer Applications 11(2):38–41, December 2010. Published By Foundation of Computer Science. BibTeX

	author = {Anuradha Banerjee and Dr. Paramartha Dutta},
	title = {Article:An Efficient Method for Tracking Nodes (EMTN) In Mobile Ad Hoc Networks},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2010},
	volume = {11},
	number = {2},
	pages = {38--41},
	month = {December},
	note = {Published By Foundation of Computer Science}


In this article, we propose a simple as well as efficient method of tracking nodes (EMTN) in mobile ad hoc networks. During the process of route discovery, source node of a communication session floods ROUTE_REQUEST packets to find a suitable route to the desired destination. EMTN aims at reducing the number of ROUTE_REQUESTS at each hop. This generates great performance enhancement especially in dense networks. Simulation results show that EMTN significantly increases the packet delivery ratio while decreasing the cost of messages and consumption of energy of network nodes at the cost of a bit extra bandwidth.


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