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Group Source Routing Protocol with Selective Forwarding for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

  • Hoon Oh
  • Do Minh Ngoc
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 256)

Abstract

In this paper, we have proposed a group dynamic source routing protocol, GDSR, for mobile ad hoc networks with high mobility. We focus on pursuing routing stability and making a fast recovery of link failure. Nodes in a network are divided into clusters, each being assigned a unique cluster label. A routing path is represented by a source route including a sequence of cluster labels, and the nodes having an identical cluster label are responsible for delivering packets cooperatively to the cluster whose label is the next one in the source route. We have also employed a distributed self-pruning algorithm DSP to prevent intermediate nodes from relaying RREQ unnecessarily, thus reducing considerable overhead. We compared our protocol with some existing ones and the result is proven to be highly dependable.

Keywords

Source Node Cluster Head Intermediate Node Delivery Ratio Route Discovery 
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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hoon Oh
    • 1
  • Do Minh Ngoc
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Engineering and Information TechnologyUniversity of UlsanKorea

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