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A Comparative Study of On-Demand Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks

IJCA Proceedings on Recent Innovations in Computer Science and Information Technology
© 2016 by IJCA Journal
RICSIT 2016 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2016
Mandeep Kaur
Manmohan Sharma

Mandeep Kaur and Manmohan Sharma. Article: A Comparative Study of On-Demand Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks. IJCA Proceedings on Recent Innovations in Computer Science and Information Technology RICSIT 2016(1):22-25, September 2016. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Mandeep Kaur and Manmohan Sharma},
	title = {Article: A Comparative Study of On-Demand Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on Recent Innovations in Computer Science and Information Technology},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {RICSIT 2016},
	number = {1},
	pages = {22-25},
	month = {September},
	note = {Full text available}


With a boost of mobile devices in today's era, Mobile Ad Hoc Network has become an essential part and has gained an interest of researchers. It is a collection of self- organizing and adaptive mobile nodes or devices that works without fixed infrastructure where every single mobile node work as an end device and as well as router to move forward the data packets. As MANET is of highly dynamic in nature, the mobile nodes moves openly and freely and change their positions very often. This paper emphasis on various on-demand routing protocols. A critical overview of each protocol is also provided on the basis of the related work done in this area. We also tabulate the comparative analysis of these protocols on the basis of various parameters.


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