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Performance Analysis of Opportunistic Routing in Multi-Sink Mobile Ad Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 54 - Number 7
Year of Publication: 2012
Amandeep Singh Dhaliwal
Maninder Singh

Amandeep Singh Dhaliwal and Maninder Singh. Article: Performance Analysis of Opportunistic Routing in Multi-Sink Mobile Ad Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks. International Journal of Computer Applications 54(7):44-49, September 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Amandeep Singh Dhaliwal and Maninder Singh},
	title = {Article: Performance Analysis of Opportunistic Routing in Multi-Sink Mobile Ad Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {54},
	number = {7},
	pages = {44-49},
	month = {September},
	note = {Full text available}


Wireless Sensor Networks are an active research area in diverse fields like military surveillance, habitat monitoring, weather and others. In WSN, the sensor nodes have a limited transmission range, processing, storage capabilities and energy resources. In this paper we illustrate the existing routing protocol ORMMA-WSN and analyse various parameters viz. throughput, delay, and network load by varying the number of sensor nodes and transmission power in a multi-sink scenario. Also, comparison has been made with AODV protocol. Analysis reveals that parameters are affected with increase in number of sensor nodes, transmitter power and ORMMA-WSN outperformed in throughput and delay with respect to AODV protocol.


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