Title

Dynamic Source Routing (DSR) Protocol Implementation in Ns-3

Abstract

Routing protocols are essential to the performance of wireless networks especially in mobile ad-hoc scenarios. The development of new routing protocols requires comparing them against well-known protocols in various simulation environments. In this paper, we present an overview of the well-known MANET routing protocols and the implementation details of the DSR routing protocol in the ns-3 network simulator. We verify DSR routing performance under various scenarios and compare its performance against other protocols implemented in ns-3: AODV, DSDV, and OLSR. Our results show that the performance of DSR shares similar characteristics with AODV yet has slightly higher overall performance results in terms of the routing metrics we use.

Meeting Name

5th International ICST Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (2012: Mar. 12-23, Sirmione-Desenzano, Italy)

Department(s)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

DSR Implementation; MANET; Mobile Ad Hoc Routing Protocol; Ns-3; AODV; DSDV; OLSR

International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

978-1-4503-1510-4

Electronic OCLC #

880598908

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2012 Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (ICST), All rights reserved.


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