15. An Overview of Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

  1. Hüseyin Arslan2,
  2. Zhi Ning Chen3 and
  3. Maria-Gabriella Di Benedetto4
  1. David A. Sumy,
  2. Branimir Vojcic and
  3. Jinghao Xu

Published Online: 19 DEC 2005

DOI: 10.1002/9780470042397.ch15

Ultra Wideband Wireless Communication

Ultra Wideband Wireless Communication

How to Cite

Sumy, D. A., Vojcic, B. and Xu, J. (2006) An Overview of Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, in Ultra Wideband Wireless Communication (eds H. Arslan, Z. N. Chen and M.-G. Di Benedetto), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470042397.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Electrical Engineering Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

  2. 3

    Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

  3. 4

    University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy

Author Information

  1. The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 DEC 2005
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471715214

Online ISBN: 9780470042397



  • routing protocols for mobile ad hoc networks;
  • reactive routing;
  • routing protocols cross-layer design in optimal path selection


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ad Hoc Networks

  • Routing in MANETs

  • Proactive Routing

  • Reactive Routing

  • Power-Aware Routing

  • Hybrid Routing

  • Other

  • Conclusion

  • Appendix

  • References