The ACO based Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Joshua Reginald Pullagura1, D. Venkata Rao2
1Joshua Reginald Pullagura, Vignans Foundation for Science Technology and Research Deemed to be University, Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), India.
2Dr. D. Venkata Rao, QIS College of Engineering and Technology, Ongole (Andhra Pradesh), India.
Manuscript received on 25 November 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 19 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 30 December 2019 | PP: 175-177 | Volume-9 Issue-1S5 December 2019 | Retrieval Number: A10411291S52019/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.A1041.1291S52019
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Abstract: Mobile ad hoc networks are gaining high importance in present days due to many civilian applications apart from regular military applications. Networks usually are designed using fixed infrastructure. Wherever fixed networks are not feasible, ad hoc network serve the purpose. Routing plays an important role in packet transmission, Multicast routing protocols designed for data transfer should consider both bandwidth and energy of the node. Many Ant colony Optimization (ACO) based routing approaches are proposed by researchers. In this paper three popular ACO based routing protocols ANTCHAIN, ANTALG and EMRP-AIPUR are compared using NS2 simulator. The results obtained show that EMRP-AIPUR shows better performance when compared to the other two protocols.
Keywords: Ant Colony Optimization, Energy, Routing and Reliability.
Scope of the Article: Mobile Adhoc Network