On Optimising Route Discovery for Multi-interface and Power-Aware Nodes in Heterogeneous MANETs

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The Sixth International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications (ICWMC 2010)
Publication Type:
Conference Proceeding
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On Optimising Route Discovery for Multi-interface and Power-Aware Nodes in Heterogeneous MANETs, 2010, pp. 244 - 249
Issue Date:
2010-01
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This paper presents a new routing discovery strategy for heterogeneous MANETs. Node heterogeneity is modeled in terms of: types and number of different interfaces, power, and transmission ranges. Our proposed route discovery algorithm is implemented on the top of On-demand Tree-based Routing Protocol (OTRP) and hence it is called OTRP Heterogeneity-Aware (OTRP_HA). OTRP_HA utilizes node heterogeneity and optimizes route discovery to reduce overheads and ensures connectivities between different types of nodes with different interfaces. Each node makes its own decision to participate in the route discovery process according to its location, local density, and available resources. Simulation results show that OTRP_HA outperforms OTRP and AODV and it reduces overheads as a number of nodes and traffic increase, while it also further prolongs the lifetime of battery-powered single-interface nodes when compared to AODV.
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