TCP Performance in Mobile Ad hoc Networks

Sofiane Hamrioui, Jaime Lloret, Pascal Lorenz, Mustapha Lalam

Abstract


In this paper, we present a survey of TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) protocol for better performance in the MANET (Mobile Ad Hoc Network). After a short presentation of the main features of TCP, we give the most important problems from which TCP suffer in MANET. We present after that some approaches proposed in the literature in order to improve its performance. Our paper contains also a performance evaluation of TCP NewReno and TCP Vegas transport protocols under AODV and DSR routing protocols. The simulations are conducted under varying conditions of number of TCP connections, number of nodes and mobility.  


Keywords


Mobile Ad hoc Networks, TCP Protocol, Problems of TCP in MANET, Improving of TCP in MANET, TCP NewReno, TCP Vegas, Performance evaluation.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/npa.v5i4.4773

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