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A Survey: Ad-hoc on Demand Distance Vector (AODV) Protocol

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Meeta Singh, Sudeep Kumar

Meeta Singh and Sudeep Kumar. A Survey: Ad-hoc on Demand Distance Vector (AODV) Protocol. International Journal of Computer Applications 161(1):38-44, March 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Meeta Singh and Sudeep Kumar},
	title = {A Survey: Ad-hoc on Demand Distance Vector (AODV) Protocol},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {March 2017},
	volume = {161},
	number = {1},
	month = {Mar},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {38-44},
	numpages = {7},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017913109},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


The main objective of this paper is to provide background information for understanding of Ad-hoc on demand distance vector (AODV) protocol. This paper provides a critical review of literature on mobile ad-hoc networks and the routing protocols. This paper will discusses the concept and characteristics of mobile ad-hoc networks. The features and classification of the ad-hoc routing protocols & explains the description of Ad-hoc on demand distance vector (AODV) protocol with its mechanisms. This paper also discusses the link failure in mobile ad-hoc networks and the link state prediction is illustrated.


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Mobile ad-hoc network, AODV, protocol, Link, failure