Performance Analysis of AODV, DSR and OLSR Routing Protocols in WSN

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Rajinder Kaur, Amit Grover

Rajinder Kaur and Amit Grover. Performance Analysis of AODV, DSR and OLSR Routing Protocols in WSN. International Journal of Computer Applications 170(1):14-18, July 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Rajinder Kaur and Amit Grover},
	title = {Performance Analysis of AODV, DSR and OLSR Routing Protocols in WSN},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {July 2017},
	volume = {170},
	number = {1},
	month = {Jul},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {14-18},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914647},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Real implementation of routing protocol of WSNs is a time consuming process and expensive due to simulation evaluation. This paper presents an organized performance study of three routing protocols, Ad hoc On Demand Distance Vector (AODV), Dynamic Source Routing (DSR), and Optimized Link State Routing (OLSR) protocols for WSNs. The performance study of WSNs routing protocols is analysed by equating important metrics like end-to-end delay, throughput, total packets dropped, in the network under the similar random waypoint mobility model. Result shows that both AODV and DSR protocols have better performance than OLSR routing protocol.


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