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A Simulation Study and Comparison of On-Demand Ad-hoc Routing Protocols using QualNet 5.2

by Pooja Gupta, Shalini Tiwari, Rajesh Kumar Tyagi
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 122 - Number 6
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Pooja Gupta, Shalini Tiwari, Rajesh Kumar Tyagi
10.5120/21705-4818

Pooja Gupta, Shalini Tiwari, Rajesh Kumar Tyagi . A Simulation Study and Comparison of On-Demand Ad-hoc Routing Protocols using QualNet 5.2. International Journal of Computer Applications. 122, 6 ( July 2015), 21-26. DOI=10.5120/21705-4818

@article{ 10.5120/21705-4818,
author = { Pooja Gupta, Shalini Tiwari, Rajesh Kumar Tyagi },
title = { A Simulation Study and Comparison of On-Demand Ad-hoc Routing Protocols using QualNet 5.2 },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { July 2015 },
volume = { 122 },
number = { 6 },
month = { July },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 21-26 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume122/number6/21705-4818/ },
doi = { 10.5120/21705-4818 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

A mobile ad-hoc network is a wireless network of mobile devices in which the devices can locate them randomly and thus the network cannot have any fixed or centralized infrastructure. The paper aims to evaluate the performance of two main on-demand ad-hoc routing protocols- AODV and DSR using QUALNET 5. 2 network simulator. Here, these protocols are analysed under two network simulation scenarios- varying number of nodes and mobility. Various performance metrics- average end-to-end delay, throughput, packet loss percentage, Packet delivery ratio and average jitter are examined to compare the network performance of these protocols. The simulation results show that DSR outperforms AODV with respect to increasing number of nodes while AODV performs better than DSR with respect to increasing pause time.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

MANET AODV DSR Packet delivery ratio throughput average end-to-end delay packet loss percentage and jitter.