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Behavior Analysis of TCP Traffic in Mobile Ad Hoc Network using Reactive Routing Protocols

IP Multimedia Communications
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
ISBN : 978-93-80864-99-3
Year of Publication: 2011
Purvi N. Ramanuj
Hiteishi M. Diwanji

Purvi N Ramanuj and Hiteishi M Diwanji. Behavior Analysis of TCP Traffic in Mobile Ad Hoc Network using Reactive Routing Protocols. Special issues on IP Multimedia Communications (1):88-93, October 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Purvi N. Ramanuj and Hiteishi M. Diwanji},
	title = {Behavior Analysis of TCP Traffic in Mobile Ad Hoc Network using Reactive Routing Protocols},
	journal = {Special issues on IP Multimedia Communications},
	month = {October},
	year = {2011},
	number = {1},
	pages = {88-93},
	note = {Full text available}


A wireless Ad Hoc network is a collection of mobile nodes that form a dynamic, autonomous network. Nodes communicate with each other without depending on any infrastructure. Hence, in these networks each node acts as a host and as a router. Routing protocols in wireless ad-hoc networks are divided into three groups of proactive (Table-Driven), reactive (On-Demand), and hybrid routing protocols depending on their method of acquiring information from the other nodes in unicast routing classification. In this paper study of reactive routing protocol AODV and DSR has been presented. We have done in-depth analysis of AODV and then compared it with DSR. Performance of TCP is very different in MANET than the same in wired network. We have analyzed TCP performance in terms of parameters like delay, segment delay and retransmission attempt in both AODV and DSR protocol by using file downloads via FTP (File Transfer Protocol). Number of nodes and mobility has significant impact on the performance and QoS of AODV and DSR. We have used different scenario in order to check performance with respect to different parameters and mobility model. OPNET simulator has been used for simulation purpose.


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