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Author Nielsen, Paul Christian, Jr
Title A quantitative analysis of performance in a multi-protocol ad hoc 802.11b-based wireless local network
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Descript 205 p
Note Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 67-03, Section: B, page: 1526
Adviser: Marlyn K. Littman
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Nova Southeastern University, 2006
The popularity of the Internet and the growing demand for ubiquitous connectivity accelerate the need for viable wireless local area network (WLAN) solutions. As a consequence, increasing number of manufacturers have adopted the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) 802.11a/b/g set of WLAN standards and produced inexpensive wireless products to expand capabilities of existing LANs. IEEE 802.11b wireless products are widely accepted. Mobile ad hoc networks, a variant of the 802.11 standards, exist without the requirement for a wired infrastructure or host to provide routing, connectivity, and maintenance services. Because of the high variability of environments in which ad hoc networks operate, numerous routing protocols are proposed. Research indicates that these protocols are unsuited for efficient operation in multiple environments. In this investigation, the author examined the effect of multiple protocols on throughput and end-to-end delay in simulated ad hoc networks
The author selected the ad hoc on-demand distance vector (AODV) and dynamic source routing (DSR) routing protocols for this research. The outcomes from the simulations conducted indicated increased end-to-end delay and reduced packet throughput as a result of the mixed populations of the AODV and DSR ad hoc routing protocols. The results also indicated that increasing node density and velocity improved packet throughput and reduced end-to-end delay
School code: 1191
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Host Item Dissertation Abstracts International 67-03B
Subject Computer Science
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Alt Author Nova Southeastern University
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