Dynamic Source Routing (DSR) Protocol Implementation in Ns-3
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.
Y. Cheng et al., "Dynamic Source Routing (DSR) Protocol Implementation in Ns-3," Proceedings of the 5th International ICST Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques, pp. 367-374, Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (ICST), Jan 2012.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.4108/icst.simutools.2012.247749
5th International ICST Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (2012: Mar. 12-23, Sirmione-Desenzano, Italy)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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DSR Implementation; MANET; Mobile Ad Hoc Routing Protocol; Ns-3; AODV; DSDV; OLSR
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