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Energy Aware Span Routing Protocol in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

S. Santhi Priya, H. Muthu Krishnan


A Mobile Ad hoc Network (MANET) is free to move independently in any direction that are powered by rechargeable batteries. Consumption of energy is the major problem in a wireless network. This paper presents a new algorithm called Energy-Aware Span Routing Protocol (EASRP) that is one kind of energy-saving approaches such as Span and the Adaptive Fidelity Energy Conservation Algorithm (AFECA).  These energy-saving approaches are well established in the reactive protocols. However, there are certain problem to be addressed when using EASRP in a hybrid protocol, especially a proactive protocol. Simulation results for the EASRP show an rise in residual battery capacity of 8.2% and 13.45% compared with EAZRP and ZRP, respectively. The EASRP also proves to be successfully in by producing a better throughput for a networks as measured by the qualnet simulation tool



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