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Chen, D. and Varshney, P. (2007) A Survey of Void Handling Techniques for Geographic Routing in Wireless Networks. IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, 9, 50-67.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/COMST.2007.358971

has been cited by the following article:

  • TITLE: Void Aware Position Based Opportunistic Routing for QoS in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

    AUTHORS: V. Raji, N. Mohan Kumar

    KEYWORDS: Mobile Ad Hoc Network, Opportunistic Forwarding, QoS Routing, Void Alleviation

    JOURNAL NAME: Circuits and Systems, Vol.7 No.8, June 15, 2016

    ABSTRACT: The unique anywhere, anytime wireless communication support offers, tremendous potential for the next generation of applications in a Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET). The Quality of Service (QoS) has been the ever demanding task of wireless communication to satisfy the application requirements. Geographical routing employs a greedy forwarding technique to deliver the packets to the destination and to owe the communication void, it fails to render the expected level of QoS. Opportunistic routing technique effectively utilizes the advantages of broadcasting nature of thewireless medium and selects a set of forwarding candidates instead of relying on a greedy node.To improve the efficiency of QoS routing in sparse and highly dynamic network topology, this paper proposes the Void-Aware Position based Opportunistic Routing (VAPOR). The VAPOR maintains 2-hop neighbor information to take a routing decision, but it is limited to 1-hop informationwhen the node density is high. It efficiently balances the storage overhead and communicationdelay due to void and it increases the network throughput even under a sparse network. To provide a certain assurance level for packet reachability, VAPOR decides the potential forwardersbased on the forwarding probability that measures link stability, capacity, and connectivity factor. It adaptively favors a path that avoids frequent link failure and unreliable link usage. By limitingthe propagation area of duplicate packets, VAPOR reduces wastage of network resources, and ittakes the advantage of concurrent batch forwarding to avoid further duplication and unnecessary delay.