IJIMT 2013 Vol.4(5): 528-533 ISSN: 2010-0248
DOI: 10.7763/IJIMT.2013.V4.456

Analysis of Bandwidth Utilization for Wireless Mesh Networks

Nagendra Sah, Neelam Rup Prakash, and Deepak Bagai
Abstract— Mobile Ad-hoc networks are characterized as networks without any physical connections. In these networks there is no fixed topology due to the mobility of nodes, interference, multi-path propagation and path loss. One particularly challenging environment for multicast is a mobile ad-hoc network (MANET), where the network topology can change randomly and rapidly, at unpredictable times.In this paper, it is proposed to analyze the possibilities of improving the quality of service in multicast routing by using Priority based Bandwidth Reservation Protocol (PBRP) for wireless mesh networks. The routing Protocol used here is On Demand Multicast Routing Protocol (ODMRP),DVMRP and PIM-DM. By simulation results, it is shown that the proposed protocol achieves high bandwidth utilization and throughput with reduced delay, when used in multicast routing protocols.

Index Terms— Wireless mesh networks (WM services (QoS), routing protocols.

The authors are with the PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, India (e-mail: nagsah@yahoo.com).

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Cite: Nagendra Sah, Neelam Rup Prakash, and Deepak Bagai, " Analysis of Bandwidth Utilization for Wireless Mesh Networks," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 528-533, 2013.

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