Real-world performance of current proactive multi-hop mesh protocols

  title={Real-world performance of current proactive multi-hop mesh protocols},
  author={Mehran Abolhasan and Brett Hagelstein and J. Wang},
  journal={2009 15th Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications},
The proliferation of mesh or ad hoc network protocols has lead to a push for protocol standardisation. While there are a number of both open-source and proprietary mesh routing protocols being developed, there is only a small amount of literature available that shows relative strengths and weaknesses of different protocols. This paper investigates the performance of a number of available routing protocols using a real-world testbed. Three routing protocols — Optimised Link State Routing (OLSR… 

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