A strategic routing analysis for agro sensor communications in mobile ad hoc networks
1st International Conference on Advances in Science, Engineering and Robotics Technology 2019, ICASERT 2019
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
School of Engineering
Recently, agro sensor communications are getting popularity with the advent of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs). Infrastructure less MANETs are considered as a potential solution for agricultural domains to provide robust and effective operations in wireless networks by enabling routing characteristics at each mobile node. The efficient use of routing protocol is pivotal for network management in MANETs. In this research, we demonstrate a strategic routing analysis to evaluate the performance of different routing protocols, e.g., proactive and reactive in terms of various network quality of service (QoS) parameters for multiple data rate enabled agro sensor mobile nodes. Two different network scenarios (low-node and high-node) are simulated for various network parameters. Simulation results indicate that OLSR protocol provides higher throughput than others for all nodes. This investigation also shows that GRP has the highest network load capacity than other protocols for agro sensor applications. Another finding from this research is that proactive protocols have the lower average end to end delay and MAC delay than reactive protocols.