A Routing Protocol for Network Lifetime Extension in MANET

MANET에서 네트워크 수명 연장을 위한 라우팅 프로토콜

  • 김경자 ((주)비욘드 시스템즈) ;
  • 한상훈 (국립한국재활복지대학 컴퓨터정보보안과) ;
  • 구현우 ((주)비욘드 시스템즈)
  • Published : 2010.02.28


MANET(Mobile Ad Hoc NETwork) is a collection of mobile nodes that are free to move and organize themselves in an arbitrary manner without any fixed infrastructures. These mobile nodes are connected by wireless links and act as routers for all other nodes in the network. As a router each node in MANET consumes its batteries when forwarding a message, and the selection of the best path to minimize the total power needed to route packets is needed to maximize the lifetime of all nodes. In this paper, we propose a routing protocol considering the remaining battery capacity of nodes in the routing paths. The proposed scheme prevents the battery of each node from being overused and increases the lifetime of the network.


MANET;Routing Protocol;Network Lifetime;Mobile Ad-hoc NETwork


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