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Enhanced Multi-Point Relay Selection Based on Fuzzy Logic

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Multi-Point Relays selection have the greatest importance in the function of OLSR protocol. A highly efficient selection of MPR allows the best optimization and network scalability. This paper presents a novel mechanism for the OLSR routing protocol. This new mechanism aims at improving an efficient selection of MPR in optimized link state routing. This paper proposes an algorithm that employs fuzzy logic to select a better quality MPR. This selection is undertaken according to independent QoS metric such as Buffer Availability, Stability, and Energy-efficient, using an Energy Aware Multi-Point Relay (EA-MPR) algorithm that based on willingness concept for OLSR. The aim of this paper is to elaborate, build, estimate, validate and compare rules of QMPR selection using fuzzy logic with EA-MPR. The simulation is performed by using network simulator 2and the results demonstrate that it is very interesting compared to other standard Schemes.
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MANET; OLSR; QOLSR; QMPR; Fuzzy Logic; Energy; Stability; Buffer

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