Cross-layer self routing: a self-managed routing approach for MANETs

MA Razzaque, S Dobson, Paddy Nixon

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    Abstract

    Mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) generally adopt a peer-to-peer architecture in which the nodes themselves provide routing and services to the network. Disconnectivity with peer nodes, induced by mobility, power drains and damage makes route maintenance difficult and degrade the network's ability to offer services reliably to its peer nodes. In this paper, we present a routing scheme for proactive management of such disconnections, by fusing and leveraging information derived from multiple levels of the network protocol stack using cross-layering. In addition to the disconnectivity information, this routing scheme utilises node's service level information and data/service replication to provide service from an alternate source (if there is one) even in the absence of the targeted source. Simulation results demonstrate significant improvements in route maintenance and service availability over other similar schemes.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
    PublisherIEEE
    Pages284-290
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Print)978-0-7695-3393-3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    EventWiMob 2008 Proceedings: IEEE International Conference on Wireless & Mobile Computing, Networking & Communication - Avignon, France
    Duration: 1 Jan 2008 → …

    Conference

    ConferenceWiMob 2008 Proceedings: IEEE International Conference on Wireless & Mobile Computing, Networking & Communication
    Period1/01/08 → …

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    Razzaque, MA., Dobson, S., & Nixon, P. (2008). Cross-layer self routing: a self-managed routing approach for MANETs. In Unknown Host Publication (pp. 284-290). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/WiMob.2008.73