Performance analysis of AODV, DSR, OLSR and DSDV Routing Protocols using NS2 Simulator

Hassan Azwar


Path routing and protocol selection are the primary strategies to design any wireless network. In Mobile Adhoc Network (MANET) the selected protocol should have best in terms of data delivery and data integrity. Hence the performance analysis of the protocols is the major step before selecting a particular protocol. In this paper, the performance analysis is carried out on Adhoc On-demand Distance Vector (AODV), Dynamic Source Routing (DSR), Optimized Link State Routing (OLSR) and Destination Sequenced Distance Vector (DSDV) protocols using NS2 simulator. The delay, throughput, control overhead and packet delivery ratio are the four common measures used for the comparison of the performance of above protocols.

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