On the interaction of TCP and routing protocols in MANETs

Stylianos Papanastasiou, Lewis M. Mackenzie, Mohamed Ould-Khaoua, Vassilis Charissis

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    Abstract

    Recent research in mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) has highlighted the detrimental effect of multiple retransmission timeouts (RTOs) on TCP throughput. However, the effect of the routing protocol’s buffering strategy on this phenomenon has not been explicitly demonstrated or studied. In this paper, we present and analyse through simulations using functional testbed routing agents, TCP throughput performance during a route break event. The results of our analysis on three popular routing protocols, namely AODV, DSR and OLSR, produces insight into the different behavioural patterns of TCP during this event, and highlights the mechanisms of each routing protocol that affect it. Further, trade-offs in the choice of the routing parameters with respect to TCP performance are discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAdvanced International Conference on Telecommunications and International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services (AICT-ICIW'06)
    PublisherIEEE
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Print)9780769525228
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 19 Feb 2006

    Keywords

    • intelligent networks
    • MANETS
    • routing protocol
    • topology
    • tranceivers
    • computer networks

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    Papanastasiou, S., Mackenzie, L. M., Ould-Khaoua, M., & Charissis, V. (2006). On the interaction of TCP and routing protocols in MANETs. In Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications and International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services (AICT-ICIW'06) IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/AICT-ICIW.2006.139