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High throughput routing algorithm metric for OLSR routing protocol in wireless mesh networks

A., Awang and M., Elshaikh and N., Kamel (2009) High throughput routing algorithm metric for OLSR routing protocol in wireless mesh networks. In: 2009 5th International Colloquium on Signal Processing and Its Applications, CSPA 2009, 6 March 2009 through 8 March 2009, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Wireless Mesh Networks (WMN); have been attracting an increasingly intensive research over the last few years. WMNs consist of end clients and mesh routers, communicate wirelessly in a multi-hop fashion. The commonly used routing protocols depend on the hop-count metric to determine the preferred route between source and destination. Due to the unpredictable behavior of the wireless medium, the need for a routing protocol that aware to the medium condition becomes a necessity. In this paper we propose a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) as a metric to determine the optimum route between source and destination. Optimized Link State Routing Protocol (OLSR) is selected for the new metric. A comparison has been made between the conventional hop-count metric and SNR for the OLSR routing protocol. The network throughput, End-to-End delay and routing protocol overhead are used as a performance metrics for the comparison. The obtained results show that using SNR as a routing algorithm metric is performing better than the conventional hop-count in WMN environments. ©2009 IEEE.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:End to end delay; High throughput; Hopcount; Intensive research; Mesh routers; Multihop; Network throughput; Optimized link state routing protocols; Optimum route; Performance metrics; Wireless medium; Acoustic intensity; Ad hoc networks; Metric system; Routers; Routing algorithms; Signal processing; Signal to noise ratio; Wireless local area networks (WLAN); Wireless mesh networks (WMN); Wireless telecommunication systems; Routing protocols
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Electrical & Electronic Engineering
ID Code:273
Deposited By: Azlan Awang
Deposited On:02 Mar 2010 01:19
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:25

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