MAZACORNET: Mobility Aware Zone based Ant Colony Optimization Routing for VANET
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Vehicular Ad hoc Networks (VANET) exhibit highly dynamic behavior with high mobility and random network topologies. The performance of Transmission Control Protocols in such wireless ad hoc networks is plagued by a number of problems: frequent link failures, scalability, multi-hop data transmission and data loss. To address these VANET routing issues, I have used the ideas from swarm intelligence. The Ant Colony Optimization (ACO), which is a branch of swarm intelligence, is the main source of my inspiration. I have designed an ant-based routing algorithm which addresses routing issues prevalent in VANETs: adaptivity, robustness and scalability. One attractive feature of ACO is that they provide multiple routes from source to destination, resulting in more robust network. In this work, together with ACO, I have used the ideas from zone routing protocols to develop my algorithm: Mobility Aware Zone based Ant Colony Optimization Routing for VANET that exhibits locality and scalability.