Efficient Routing Scheme for Unidirectional links in Multi-hop Networks

  • Majid Ashraf
  • Mohammad Haseeb Zafar Department of Electrical Engineering,University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • Tariqullah Jan
Keywords: Multi-hop Networks, Routing, AODV


This paper presents an efficient routing scheme for Multi-hop Network in the presence of unidirectional links. The distinct feature of this routing scheme is the capability to actively provide routing paths even though a large number of unidirectional links are present in the network. The results depicts that the routing scheme is able to reduce the delay and routing overhead compared with the already available routing scheme like AODV and AODV-Blacklist. The performance of proposed routing scheme called Active Reverse Route (ARR) scheme is compared with AODV and AODV-Blacklist routing protocols in Multi-hop networks. The performance analysis when compared with the three routing protocols to manage unidirectional links shows that our proposed ARR scheme is superior to the AODV and AODV-Blacklist.

Author Biography

Mohammad Haseeb Zafar, Department of Electrical Engineering,University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.

Department of Electrical Engineering,University of Engineering & Technology, Pes


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How to Cite
Ashraf, M., Zafar, M., & Jan, T. (2018, December 31). Efficient Routing Scheme for Unidirectional links in Multi-hop Networks. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES, 38(1). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.25211/jeas.v37i2.2874