ESMRsc: Energy Aware and Stable Multipath Routing Protocol for Ad Hoc Networks in Smart City

  • Salah Eddine BenatiaEmail author
  • Omar Smail
  • Meftah Boudjelal
  • Bernard Cousin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 62)


The mobile ad hoc wireless networks are characterized by the absence of central administration and any network element may be very mobile. There is no fixe element within an ad hoc network. In fact, within these networks, all elements must cooperate so as to create a temporary topology which facilitates communication. To create this topology and carry data, ad hoc networks must use efficient routing protocols.

In this paper, we propose a multipath routing protocol with low energy consumption in order to improve the performance of mobile ad hoc wireless networks. Our protocol ESMRsc (Energy aware and Stable Multipath Routing Protocol in smart city) uses a path selection strategy which is based on energy constraint and link stability. Our protocol will be designed on a realistic mobility model, contrary to most existing protocols which are based on random mobility models with some unrealistic behaviors such as sudden stop, abrupt acceleration. Simulation results demonstrate that our protocol has better performance in terms of energy consumption and network reliability.


Mobile ad hoc network Multipath routing Mobility model in smart city Energy efficiency Link stability Network reliability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salah Eddine Benatia
    • 1
    Email author
  • Omar Smail
    • 1
  • Meftah Boudjelal
    • 1
  • Bernard Cousin
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science Department, Faculty of Exact SciencesUniversity Mustapha StambouliMascaraAlgeria
  2. 2.IRISA/University of Rennes 1RennesFrance

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