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New Load Balanced Multi-Path Dynamic Source Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad-HOC Network

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 61 - Number 19
Year of Publication: 2013
Lokesh Malviya
Akhilesh A. Waoo
Sanjay Sharma

Lokesh Malviya, Akhilesh A Waoo and Sanjay Sharma. Article: New Load Balanced Multi-Path Dynamic Source Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad-HOC Network. International Journal of Computer Applications 61(19):25-27, January 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Lokesh Malviya and Akhilesh A. Waoo and Sanjay Sharma},
	title = {Article: New Load Balanced Multi-Path Dynamic Source Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad-HOC Network},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {61},
	number = {19},
	pages = {25-27},
	month = {January},
	note = {Full text available}


Mobile ad hoc networks consist of mobile wireless devices which autonomously organize their infrastructure. Its performance depends on the value of different parameters, like number of nodes and mobile connections. Multi-path routing allows building and use of multiple paths for routing between a source-destination pair. It exploits the resource redundancy and diversity in the underlying network to provide benefits such as fault tolerance, load balancing, bandwidth aggregation, and improvement in QoS metrics such as delay. In this proposed work is converting Dynamic Source Routing Single path Protocol into Multi-path Routing with concept of Load balancing. The source node maintains up to 5 paths in its ROUTE CAHCE which it receives as a result of Route Discovery process and Target node will receive RREQ packets and send RREP packets for first 5 requests received. Currently it is replying only first RREQ packet received and rejects the remaining. Hence its can improve the DSR performance.


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