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A Multi Criterion Fuzzy Based Energy Efficient Routing Protocol for Ad hoc Networks

Geetha N., Sankar A.
Department. of Computer Applications, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India
* Corresponding Author: Geetha N.,

Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing 2018, 24(4), 711-719. https://doi.org/10.1080/10798587.2017.1309003

Abstract

The routing protocol for an ad hoc network should be efficient in utilizing the available resources to prolong the network lifetime. A Multi Criterion Fuzzy based Energy Efficient Routing Protocol (MCFEER) for Ad hoc Networks selects the path on constraints like bandwidth, battery life, hop count and buffer occupancy. In the route discovery phase, fuzzy system is applied for optimal route selection by destination node leading to successful data transmission. Multiple stable paths are preserved in route cache for usage during the route maintenance phase. The results are competitive when compared with Power aware Energy Efficient Routing (PEER) protocol using standard metrics, which ensures better network quality and efficiency.

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Fuzzy; routing; ad hoc network; hop count; bandwidth; battery life

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. , "A multi criterion fuzzy based energy efficient routing protocol for ad hoc networks," Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, vol. 24, no.4, pp. 711–719, 2018.



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