An Overview of Mobile Ad hoc Network: Application, Challenges and Comparison of Routing Protocols

Sukhpreet Kaur Sukhpreet Kaur
2013 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
In the past few years, we have seen a rapid expansion in the field of mobile computing due to the proliferation of inexpensive, widely available wireless devices A mobile ad hoc network (MANET) consists of mobile wireless nodes in which the communication between nodes is carried out without any centralized control. MANET is a self organized and self configurable network where the mobile nodes move arbitrarily. The mobile nodes can receive and forward packets as a router. In this paper provides
more » ... nsight into the potential applications of ad hoc networks and discusses the technological challenges that protocol designers and network developers are faced with. In this paper also present the impact of comparison of different routing protocol in term of different parameters.
doi:10.9790/0661-1150711 fatcat:nlhcmmhgunhkhmctbcrg7zot6e