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Dynamic Power-Conscious Routing for MANETs: An Initial Approach



M W. Subbarao


We develop an initial dynamic power-conscious routing scheme (MPR) that incorporates physical layer and link layer statistics to conserve power, while compensating for the channel conditions and interference environments at the intended receiver. The aim of MPR is to route a packet on a path that will require the least amount of total power expended and for each node to transmit with just enough power to ensure reliable communication. We evaluate the performance of MPR and present our preliminary results.
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -
104 No. 6


decentralized networks, dynamic routing, mobile ad hoc networks, power efficiency


Subbarao, M. (1999), Dynamic Power-Conscious Routing for MANETs: An Initial Approach, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created November 1, 1999, Updated February 19, 2017