JOURNAL OF NETWORKS (JNW)
ISSN : 1796-2056
Volume : 3 Issue : 3 Date : March 2008
Energy Efficient MANET Routing Using a Combination of Span and BECA/AFECA
Mads Darø Kristensen and Niels Olof Bouvin
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This paper presents some novel approaches for energy efficient routing in mobile ad-hoc networks.
Two known energy preserving techniques, Span and BECA/AFECA, are combined with a well-known
re-active routing protocol, AODV, to create a new energy efficient routing protocol. Furthermore, the
protocol is tuned towards usage in a nomadic network setting, i.e., a setting where some nodes are
stationary and have a steady power source. The protocols are simulated extensively to examine
their energy preserving capabilities, and the results of these simulations are presented and
Routing, MANET, energy efficiency, powersave, nomadic networks.