A High Survivability Route Selection Method in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Yuefeng Zhou, David I. Laurenson, Stephen McLaughlin

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Abstract

Energy limitation is a critical issue in wireless ad hoc networks. Researchers have developed some power-aware mechanisms in routing area to prolong the lifetime of connections in networks. The existed power-aware routing protocols often use residual energy, transmission power, or link distance as the metrics to select an optimal path. The investigation in this paper indicates that these route selections will cause rapid energy exhaustion in parts of the network, thus degrade the survivability of whole network. To average the energy consumption over the network with higher energy efficiency, a novel route selection mechanism, based on novel metrics, the relay capacity and the relay efficiency, is proposed. Simulation results show that this method saves energy with significantly more robust connectivity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Workshop on Wireless Ad-hoc Networks (IWWAN 2005) Proceedings
Publication statusPublished - 2005
EventInternational Workshop on Wireless Ad-hoc Networks 2005 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: 23 May 200526 May 2005

Conference

ConferenceInternational Workshop on Wireless Ad-hoc Networks 2005
Abbreviated titleIWWAN 2005
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period23/05/0526/05/05

Keywords

  • ad hoc network, route selection

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