Table of Contents




Chapter 1. Introduction to Ad Hoc Networks

1.1. Introduction

1.2. Wireless networks and communications

1.3. Ad hoc networks (MANET)

1.4. Routing of ad hoc networks

1.5. Conclusion


Chapter 2. Routing in MANETs

2.1. Introduction

2.2. Internet routing protocols

2.3. Classification of routing protocols in MANET

2.4. Conclusion


Chapter 3. Performance Evaluation of OLSR and AODV Protocols

3.1. Introduction

3.2. The AODV protocol

3.3. The OLSR protocol

3.4. Simulation environment

3.5. Results and analysis

3.6. Conclusion


Chapter 4. Quality of Service in MANETs

4.1. Introduction

4.2. QoS: a definition

4.3. The OLSRQSUP protocol and QoS extensions

4.4. Conclusion


Chapter 5. Implementation and Simulation

5.1. Introduction

5.2. Implementation

5.3. Simulation

5.4. Conclusion


Chapter 6. Load Distribution in MANETs

6.1. Introduction

6.2. Previous approaches to the load-sharing problem

6.3. Analytical study of the load-sharing problem in an ad hoc network with shortest-path routing

6.4. Proposition

6.5. Reactive routing protocols

6.6. Conclusion


Chapter 7. Energy Optimization in Routing Protocols

7.1. Introduction

7.2. Energy optimization techniques

7.3. Energy minimizing routing models in ad hoc networks

7.4. Comparison of energy consumption for an ad hoc network routing protocols simulated in ns-2

7.5. Conclusion


Chapter 8. Wi-Fi Access for Ad Hoc Networks

8.1. Introduction

8.2. Wi-Fi network structure

8.3. Wi-Fi network architecture

8.4. Wi-Fi norms

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