Analysis of Quality of Service for the AOMDV Routing Protocol

V. B. Kute, M. U. Kharat


Due to the dynamic nature of Mobile Ad-hoc Networks  (MANETs), the provision of Quality of Service (QoS) guarantees is challenging. The route failure probability in a MANET is increased due to the mobility of nodes, which increases routing overhead. Multi-path routing protocols have relatively greater ability to reduce the routing overheads.  This paper discuses the performance analysis of the Ad-hoc On-Demand Multi-Path Distance Vector (AOMDV) routing protocol. AOMDV is a multi-path extension of a very well known single path routing protocol, (AODV). Extensive simulations were carried out using ns-2.34 and the study concluded that for CBR traffic AOMDV performance degrades as the data packet generation rate increases.


Ad-hoc; mobile; network; MANET; AOMDV; QoS;

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