Review of Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks


  • Zifei Wang
  • Mingchuan Zhang



Ad Hoc network, Routing policy, Proactive routing, Reactive routing, Clustering routing


Research on Mobile Ad Hoc Networks is of great significance in various fields including military, emergency response, Internet of Things (IoT), vehicular networking, aviation, and scientific research. This research contributes to the advancement and application of mobile communication technologies. Both domestic and international researchers have conducted in-depth studies on routing protocol design, which encompasses various aspects such as protocol design, topology management, link quality estimation, security, and energy efficiency. These areas represent current research hotspots and challenges. With the continuous development of wireless communication technologies and increasing demands for application, research on routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks remains highly significant with broad prospects for development. Therefore, research on routing strategies for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks has garnered widespread attention in academic circles worldwide, leading to numerous valuable research outcomes. This paper comprehensively analyzes the requirements related to the design of routing protocols for mobile self-organizing networks and comprehensively investigates the existing routing protocols, and classifies and investigates the routing protocols for mobile self-organizing networks in order to promote the research of next-generation mobile self-organizing network routing in China, which provides a reference.


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Wang, Z., & Zhang, M. (2024). Review of Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology, 3(1), 24-31.

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