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Energy Saving in Link Stability Routing Protocol


  • Crescenzio Gallo


  • Michele Perilli
  • Michelangelo De Bonis


Because the CPU is a very expensive resource in mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs), it is very important to consider the overhead introduced in a routing protocol. Many theories have been hypothesized with the aim of minimizing it. But how much is the energy consumption from a network node’s battery induced by the routing protocol overhead? In a previous work we dealt with a routing protocol based on link stability (link duration observed in a time interval). In this work we attempt to hypothesize a model for conserving the battery energy consumed by nodes in a MANET adopting the link stability routing protocol.

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  • Crescenzio Gallo & Michele Perilli & Michelangelo De Bonis, 2011. "Energy Saving in Link Stability Routing Protocol," Quaderni DSEMS 01-2011, Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche, Matematiche e Statistiche, Universita' di Foggia.
  • Handle: RePEc:ufg:qdsems:01-2011

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