Energy Optimized Ad hoc on-Demand Multipath Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad hoc Networks

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P.Periyasamy 1,* E.Karthikeyan 2

1. Department of Computer Science and Applications, Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi - 642 107, Tamil Nadu, India

2. Department of Computer Science, Government Arts College, Udumalpet - 642 126, Tamil Nadu, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 13 Feb. 2014 / Revised: 4 May 2014 / Accepted: 29 Jul. 2014 / Published: 8 Oct. 2014

Index Terms

Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Multipath Routing, Energy Efficiency, Average End to End Delay, Routing Overhead, Packet Delivery Ratio


As the wireless nodes are having limited battery life, energy efficiency is the most important design consideration in mobile ad hoc networks. Many multipath routing schemes are possibly exploiting multiple disjoint routes between any pair of source and destination in order to provide aggregated bandwidth, fault-tolerance and load-balancing properties. Hence we propose an optimized energy efficient routing scheme by slightly modifying MMRE-AOMDV route update rules in order to generate more energy efficient routes than MMRE-AOMDV routing protocol, called an Optimized Minimal Maximal nodal Residual Energy AOMDV (OMMRE-AOMDV) protocol. It reduces the energy consumption, average end to end delay, routing overhead and normalized routing overhead. It also improves packet delivery ratio and throughput. Simulation results show that the OMMRE-AOMDV routing protocol has performed better than AOMDV and MMRE-AOMDV routing protocols.

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P.Periyasamy, E.Karthikeyan, "Energy Optimized Ad hoc on-Demand Multipath Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad hoc Networks", International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA), vol.6, no.11, pp.36-41, 2014. DOI:10.5815/ijisa.2014.11.05


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