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Survey of Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Harshad S. Modi, Nikhil Kumar Singh

Harshad S Modi and Nikhil Kumar Singh. Survey of Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks. International Journal of Computer Applications 158(5):8-11, January 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Harshad S. Modi and Nikhil Kumar Singh},
	title = {Survey of Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {January 2017},
	volume = {158},
	number = {5},
	month = {Jan},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {8-11},
	numpages = {4},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017912807},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Delay Tolerant Networks (DTNs) is a network, where synchronous connectivity among all nodes doesn’t exist i.e. end to end connectivity not mandatory to be present. The major problem of DTN is how to route a packet from one terminal to another. Due mobility of nodes, unreliable and temporary connectivity the routing problem becomes more complex. It is very tedious to design the routing protocol for such kind networks. This work surveys the various routing techniques.


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