Energy Aware Zone Routing Protocol Using Power Save Technique AFECA

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The Mobile Ad-hoc Networks can be determined by random movement of nodes and absence of both, clock synchronization mechanism and infrastructure between them. Due to its unique characteristics, routing protocol design for MANET is a major challenge. Compact batteries are sources of power supply to these mobile stations .hence the objective is to produce energy efficient routing protocol without compromising on the quality of sevice.In this paper a novel routing protocol is proposed, that integrates the Adaptive Fidelity Energy Conserving Algorithm with Zone routing protocol. The parameters per-node energy consumption and packet delivery ratio of both protocols are compared using Ns-2 simulation tool.
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MANET; ZRP; Energy Consumption; AFECA; RAS

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