A Survey on Routing Protocols and Enhancing Quality of Service Metrics
R.Angayarkanni,  V.Praveen,  V.Hemalatha,  V.Gobu,  S.Suganya
Mobile ad hoc network (MANET) is a self-governing system of mobile nodes which is an infrastructure less network and requires no centralized management. Mobile adhoc networks are self-organizing and self-configuring network where, the structure of topology is changed arbitrarily and communication will take place via radio waves at anywhere and anytime. The goal of Quality of service (QoS) is to provide a better service to the selected network traffic. QoS for wireless is more challenging than wired network due to node mobility and resource constraints. This paper discusses various classification of routing protocols in MANET and the QoS parameters like end-to-end delay, energy, bandwidth, packet delivery ratio, jitter, throughput and so on for different types of routing protocols such as proactive, reactive, hybrid, power-aware, position based routing protocols which are used in mobile adhoc networks.
Keywords- MANET, Quality of Service, QoS metrics, routing protocols
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R.Angayarkanni,  V.Praveen,  V.Hemalatha,  V.Gobu,  S.Suganya,   "A Survey on Routing Protocols and Enhancing Quality of Service Metrics"
, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN:2321-9939, Volume.5, Issue 3, pp.1034-1042, September 2017, Available at :http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR1703146.pdf