mobile ad hoc network

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mobile ad hoc network

A wireless network that transmits from computer to computer. Instead of using a central base station (access point) to which all computers must communicate, this peer-to-peer mode of operation can greatly extend the distance of the wireless network. To gain access to the Internet, one of the computers can be connected via wire or wireless to an ISP.

Routing from one node to another on such a "mesh" network typically uses an on-demand routing protocol, such as DSR or AODV, which generates routing information only when a station initiates a transmission. See DSR, AODV and 802.11.

A Wireless Mesh
When laptops are set up to transmit in "ad hoc" mode, they create a wireless mesh network.
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Sridharan, "Mitigating routing misbehavior in self organizing mobile ad hoc network using K-neighbourhood local reputation system," in Proc.
Reactively better solution for mobile ad hoc networks [3].
Mobile ad hoc network is a multi-hop network and where the intermediate nodes are used to performed end to end communication, where the topology changes frequently and unpredictably due to mobility and ad hoc nature.
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Mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) have been widely studied in the literature.
There are two wireless networks: infrastructure wireless networks and mobile ad hoc networks. In infrastructure wireless networks, there is a base station for wireless devices to communicate with each other.
Chong, "A survey of clustering schemes for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks," Communications Surveys and Tutorials, IEEE, vol.
In Mobile Ad Hoc Network, it is convenient to establish a PKl and CA mechanism by using distributed key management schemes.
If they run out of energy, they will not be able to participate in the mobile ad hoc network. In particular, clusterheads tend to consume a lot more energy than clustermembers.
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