A Stable Routing Protocol based on DSR Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

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Golsum Najafi 1 Sajjad Jahanbakhsh Gudakahriz 1

1. Department of Computer Engineering, Germi Branch, Islamic Azad University, Germi, Iran

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijwmt.2018.03.02

Received: 13 Oct. 2017 / Revised: 24 Jan. 2018 / Accepted: 13 Feb. 2018 / Published: 8 May 2018

Index Terms

Mobile ad hoc networks, Routing, Stable routing, DSR protocol


Mobile ad hoc network is a wireless non-centralized network. This network includes a set of distributed nodes with any base or central management, develop a temporary network. Such a way, routing is of the basic challenges of these kinds of networks. Till now, various protocols have been provided for routing in these kinds of networks. One of the optimum routing techniques in these networks is stable routing. In the stable routing, the target is to use paths for send and receive that probably have a higher life period. This causes the data to be sent from a more confident path and the need to new routing will be less, due to liquidation of the current path. In this paper, the target is to provide a stable routing protocol with high efficiency for these kinds of networks, by improving the DSR routing protocol. In the provided protocol, beside the path stability, the energy of the path nodes and path length will be considered too, in order to discover a path with higher quality and use it. The provided protocol will be called as ST-DSR. The result of stimulation in the NS-2 environment shows that the ST-DSR has a better operation toward the base protocol, meaning DSR.

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Golsum Najafi, Sajjad Jahanbakhsh Gudakahriz," A Stable Routing Protocol based on DSR Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks", International Journal of Wireless and Microwave Technologies(IJWMT), Vol.8, No.3, pp. 14-22, 2018. DOI: 10.5815/ijwmt.2018.03.02


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