A Comparison Study between AntOR-Disjoint Node Routing and AntOR-Disjoint Link Routing for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

  • Delfín Rupérez Cañas
  • Ana Lucila Sandoval Orozco
  • Luis Javier García Villalba
  • Tai-hoon Kim
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 263)


Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs) is complex problem because of the dynamic topology, limited process and storing capability, bandwidth constraints, and lack of a centralized system. The design of efficient routing protocols is a fundamental problem in MANETs. Researchers have proposed a number of routing protocols in literature. This survey treats about a bio-inspired routing protocol called AntOR for these networks. Thus, one of its key aspects is disjoint route property. The simulation results show that the disjoint-link property has a better performance than disjoint-node according to metrics such as average End-to-End Delay and Jitter.


Ant Colony Optimization AntOR Mobile Ad Hoc Network Routing Protocol 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Delfín Rupérez Cañas
    • 1
  • Ana Lucila Sandoval Orozco
    • 1
  • Luis Javier García Villalba
    • 1
  • Tai-hoon Kim
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Group of Analysis, Security and Systems (GASS), Department of Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence, School of Computer Science, Office 431, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Calle Profesor José García Santesmases s/n, Ciudad Universitaria, 28040 MadridSpain
  2. 2.Department of Multimedia EngineeringHannam UniversityDaejeonKorea
  3. 3.Department of Information TechnologiesGlobal Vision School Australia (GVSA)TasmaniaAustralia

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