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Performance Evaluation of Delay Tolerant Network Routing Protocols

IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advancements in Engineering and Technology
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
ICAET 2015 - Number 8
Year of Publication: 2015
Vijay Kumar Samyal
Sukvinder Singh Bamber
Nirmal Singh

Vijay Kumar Samyal, Sukvinder Singh Bamber and Nirmal Singh. Article: Performance Evaluation of Delay Tolerant Network Routing Protocols. IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advancements in Engineering and Technology ICAET 2015(8):24-27, August 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Vijay Kumar Samyal and Sukvinder Singh Bamber and Nirmal Singh},
	title = {Article: Performance Evaluation of Delay Tolerant Network Routing Protocols},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advancements in Engineering and Technology},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {ICAET 2015},
	number = {8},
	pages = {24-27},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}


The performance analysis of different Delay Tolerant Networks (DTNs) routing mechanisms plays a key role in understanding the design of DTNs. It gives the capacity to describe the conduct and execution of routing protocols, which encourages one to choose proper routing protocol for the application or the system under control. DTNs routing protocols have differ in the knowledge that they use in making routing decision and the number of replication they make. The performance of different DTNs routing protocols (i. e. , Direct Delivery, First Contact, Epidemic, Spray and Wait, Prophet and MaxProp) are compared under the various mobility models like Random Waypoint (RWP) model, Map-Based Mobility (MBM) Model, the Shortest Path Map-Based Movement (SPMBM) model and Random Walk (RW) model. Among these protocols, the first four routing protocols do not require any knowledge about the network. The latter two protocols use some extra information to make decisions on forwarding.


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