Performance Analysis of Mobile Ad-Hoc Network Routing Protocols using Network Simulator – 2


  • Manikandan S Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology, EGS Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam, Tamilnadu, India
  • Kumaran KM Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, E.G.S.Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam, Tamilnadu, India




Ad-hoc network is a network which consists of nodes that use a wireless interface to send packet data. Since the nodes in a network of this kind can serve as routers and hosts, they can forward packets on behalf of other nodes and run user application. A mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) is probably the most well-known example of this networking paradigm have been around for over twenty years, mainly exploited to design tactical networks. Furthermore, the multi-hop ad-hoc networking paradigm is often used for building sensor networks to study, control, monitor events and phenomena. To exploit these potentialities, modeling, simulation and theoretical analyses have to be complemented by real experiences, which provide both a direct evaluation of ad-hoc networks and at the same time precious information for a realistic modeling of these systems. Different routing protocols namely Ad-hoc On-demand Distance Vector (AODV) protocol, Dynamic Source Routing (DSR) protocol and Destination Sequenced Distance Vector (DSDV) protocol in MANET are compared and the performance are evaluated based on various metrics like Packet Delivery ratio, Avg. endto-end delay, throughput, etc. For this purpose, a discrete event simulator known as NS2 is used.


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How to Cite

Manikandan, S., & Kumaran, K. M. (2024). Performance Analysis of Mobile Ad-Hoc Network Routing Protocols using Network Simulator – 2. COMPUSOFT: An International Journal of Advanced Computer Technology, 3(06), 957–960. Retrieved from



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