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New Velocity-Aware Probabilistic route discovery schemes for Mobile Ad hoc Networks.

  In this paper, we investigate efficient strategies for supporting velocity aware probabilistic route discovery in Mobile Ad hoc Networks (MANETs). MANETs usually use broadcast mechanisms to discover routes between nodes by flooding the network with RREQ packets. Usually, the routes of the high mobility nodes have frequent breakages which result in re-discovering the same routes frequently. Hence, uncontrolled RREQ packets can cause more channel contention and increase packets collision rate. This is well-known as the broadcast storm problem where different probabilistic solutions have been suggested to mitigate its side effect. To the best of our knowledge, this study is the first that considers the velocity vector probabilistic route discover in MANETs. Precisely, this study proposes a new Velocity Aware-Probabilistic (VAP) route discovery model, which can exclude unstable nodes while constructing routes between the source and its destination. Our simulation experiments confirm that our proposed model significantly outperforms existing well known solutions in terms of RREQ packet overhead and link stability.

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  • Date:

    11 September 2012

  • Publication Status:


  • Publisher

    IEEE Computer Society

  • Library of Congress:

    QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    004 Data processing & computer science


Bani Khalaf, M., Al-Dubai, A. & Abed, M. (2012). New Velocity-Aware Probabilistic route discovery schemes for Mobile Ad hoc Networks. In IEEE 20th Int. Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks-(SoftCOM 2012), 1-6. ISBN 978-1-4673-2710-7



Ad hoc networks , probabilistic logic , radiation detectors , receivers , routing , routing protocols , stability analysis ; mobile ad hoc networks , telecommunication network routing MANET , RREQ packet overhead , VAP route discovery model , broadcast storm problem , channel contention , link stability , packets collision rate , velocity vector probabilistic route discover ; AODV ,

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