Modified OLSR (MOLSR) Protocol for improving optimal route selection with Dynamic MPR selection in Mobile Adhoc Network

Authors(2) :-Ankit Kumar Jaiswal, Siddharth Tiwari

In this Paper, we focus on proactive protocol called OLSR (Optimize Link State Routing Protocol), where the routes are always maintained by interchanging control overhead, namely HELLO and TC (Topology Control) messages. However, the resource is very wasteful and this causes the performance degradation. We propose the method to reduce the control overhead while maintaining the throughput of OLSR and also reducing the power consumption by using the well-known mathematic tool, which is widely used in interactive decision systems. Our proposed method is modified OLSR. We also investigate the effect of OLSR on power consumption of nodes based on two type of Medium Access Control (MAC) protocol; IEEE 802.11 MAC and Sensor Medium Access Control (SMAC) protocol used in mobile sensor network. OLSR is modified in such a way that every node in the system when HELLO and TC interval are expired. Each node will choose its strategy to “Update” or “Not update” the HELLO and TC messages. The performance in terms of control overhead and throughput of the proposed algorithm is evaluated by using parameters namely Routing Overhead (RO), Average Throughput. However, the performance in terms of power consumption is evaluated by metrics called Average Power Consumption of nodes in two states (transmission and reception). According to the simulation results, it is apparent that the proposed OLSR Modified algorithm (MOLSR) provides large RO reduction while the Average Throughput is reduced a little bit. The power consumption of the network in all states is also reduced. That is, the proposed algorithm modification in HELLO and TC message can reduce the certain amount of Control Overhead as well as the Power Consumption while the Average Throughput is reduced a little bit.

Authors and Affiliations

Ankit Kumar Jaiswal
Shree Ram Institute of Science & Technology, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Siddharth Tiwari
Shree Ram Institute of Science & Technology, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

HELLO and TC messages, MANET, OLSR, MAC Protocol, RO, MOLSR

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Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 6 | November-December 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-12-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 535-541
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET151665
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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

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Ankit Kumar Jaiswal, Siddharth Tiwari, " Modified OLSR (MOLSR) Protocol for improving optimal route selection with Dynamic MPR selection in Mobile Adhoc Network, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 6, pp.535-541, November-December-2015.
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