Zone-based Proactive Source Routing Protocol for Ad-hoc Networks

Authors(2) :-Dr.Sangheethaa S, Dr.Arun Korath

Ad-hoc networks has become a hot topic in the research world. Routing in ad-hoc networks has faced so many problems due to the peculiar nature of ad hoc environments. In this paper a new routing protocol based on source routing and zone based routing is proposed. Proactive source routing protocol (PSR) is a method to reduce overhead in ad hoc networks by making use of BFSTs (Breadth First Spanning Trees). Zone routing protocol (ZRP) uses partition based routing. It uses source routing inside a zone and on-demand routing outside the zone. This paper proposes an approach which combines the advantages of both proactive and zone based routing protocols. The simulations are done in ns2 and the results show that the Z-PSR i.e. zone based proactive source routing protocol performs better compared to PSR.

Authors and Affiliations

Dr.Sangheethaa S
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology, Dilla University, Dilla, Ethiopia
Dr.Arun Korath
Department of Management, School of Business and Econoimics, Dilla University, Dilla Ethiopia

PSR, ZRP, ad hoc routing, Z-PSR, Breadth first spanning tree.

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Published in : Volume 1_ | Issue 1 | 2014
Date of Publication : 2014-12-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 19-23
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET14115
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Dr.Sangheethaa S, Dr.Arun Korath, " Zone-based Proactive Source Routing Protocol for Ad-hoc Networks, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1_, Issue 1, pp.19-23, -2014.
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