Title: BAMR: a novel bandwidth aware multipath reactive routing protocol for mobile ad hoc network

Authors: Sanjeev Kumar Prasad; Karamjit Bhatia

Addresses: MCA Department, Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, 27th km Stone, NH-24, Delhi-Hapur Bypass Road, Adhyatmik Nagar, Ghaziabad-201009, Uttar Pradesh, India ' Faculty of Technology, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Jagjeetpur, Haridwar-249404, Uttrakhand, India

Abstract: Increasing traffic in mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) demands high bandwidth. Mobility of communicating nodes is another crucial concern for such type of networks. Providing successful end to end communication in mobile ad hoc networks is a challenging task. In this paper, we aim at providing a bandwidth aware multipath reactive routing protocol for mobile ad hoc networks. The proposed protocol is an extension of ad hoc on demand multipath distance vector (AOMDV) routing protocol for mobile ad hoc networks. The proposed protocol, named as BAMR, attempts to discover paths with sufficient bandwidth and less link failures. The performance comparison of BAMR routing protocol is done with AOMDV and BAOMDV, an another bandwidth aware on demand multipath distance vector routing protocol for MANETs. Simulation results exhibit that proposed protocol BAMR significantly improves the performance of other two routing protocols and can be used more effectively for data transmissions in MANETs.

Keywords: mobile ad hoc network; MANET; AOMDV; BAOMDV; expected transmission time; ETT; exponentially weighted moving average; EWMA; bandwidth; link failure.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSCC.2018.088338

International Journal of Systems, Control and Communications, 2018 Vol.9 No.1, pp.75 - 84

Received: 21 Sep 2016
Accepted: 17 Apr 2017

Published online: 28 Sep 2017 *

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