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A Comprehensive Study of Existing Mesh-based Multicast Routing Protocols Used In Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 45 - Number 9
Year of Publication: 2012
Pavan Pichka
H. Santhi
N. Jaisankar

Pavan Pichka, H.santhi and N.jaisankar. Article: A Comprehensive Study of Existing Mesh-based Multicast Routing Protocols Used In Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. International Journal of Computer Applications 45(9):39-42, May 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Pavan Pichka and H.santhi and N.jaisankar},
	title = {Article: A Comprehensive Study of Existing Mesh-based Multicast Routing Protocols Used In Mobile Ad Hoc Networks},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {45},
	number = {9},
	pages = {39-42},
	month = {May},
	note = {Full text available}


Mobile Ad-hoc Networks are collection of mobile hosts correlated wirelessly with no fixed communications or central supervision. The mobile hosts are self-organized and can be deployed everywhere and at any time. One of the major applications of MANETs is military and disaster recovery. These applications demand for proper communication and coordination among the mobile host. This is achieved with the help of multicasting. Multicasting plays a vital role in mobile ad hoc networks. Multicasting is more beneficial than multiple unicast in a bandwidth-constrained ad hoc networks. In this paper we made a comprehensive study on existing mesh-based multicast routing protocols based on their initialization approaches.


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