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Title: DESR: Differential evolutionary secure routing protocol for mobile ad-hoc networks

Authors: Shashi Prabha; Raghav Yadav

Addresses: Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Shuats, Rewa Road, Naini 211007, Allahabad, UP, India ' Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Shuats, Rewa Road, Naini 211007, Allahabad, UP, India

Abstract: Mobile ad-hoc network is an infrastructure-less spontaneously formed wireless environment that is deployed without any centralised unit. All the nodes in this kind of network are assumed to be trustworthy but in the real scenario, a few can be malicious and, therefore, secure and reliable route for data transmission is always a matter of question. This paper presents effective routing solution for mobile ad-hoc networks with differential evolution. The proposed algorithm is termed as Differential Evolution Secure Routing protocol for mobile ad-hoc networks (DESR) with an effective fitness function. The component metrics for the fitness function are the trust factor, residual battery power, and node stability which intend to select most promising routes through the proposed DESR algorithm. The simulation is carried out in various scenarios to evaluate the performance of the differential evolutionary secure routing algorithm with packet delivery ratio, average end-to-end delay, and throughput. Results are compared with two algorithms PSO and TSR.

Keywords: differential evolution; mutation; crossover; trust factor; fitness function.

DOI: 10.1504/IJVICS.2020.107183

International Journal of Vehicle Information and Communication Systems, 2020 Vol.5 No.1, pp.55 - 71

Received: 22 Jan 2019
Accepted: 09 May 2019

Published online: 04 May 2020 *

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