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Performance Evaluation of Topology Based Routing Protocols for VANET in City Scenario

Deepika Jaiswal, Sarita Singh Bhadauria


Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (VANET) is an emerging technology that will help in increasing road safety of commuters and comfort of passengers. In this paper, we compare various topology based routing protocols Sequence Distance Vector (DSDV), Ad-hoc on Demand Distance Vector (AODV) and Dynamic Source Routing (DSR) that are Mobile Ad-Hoc Network (MANET) protocols for their behavior in VANET networks, that is a subclass of MANET based on few parameters. The real city scenario with vehicle traffic has been created using Network Simulator-2 and analyzed for behavior using different protocols. Finally, we conclude which protocol performs better in city scenario taken in our simulation.


AODV, DSR, DSDV, Network Simulator, Throughput, Packet drop, Collision packets

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