Real-World Performance of current Mesh Protocols in a small-scale Dual-Radio Multi-Link Environment

  • Two key questions motivated the work in this paper: What is the impact of different usage schemes for multiple channels in a dual-radio Wireless Mesh Network (WMN), and what is the impact of some popular WMN routing protocols on its performance. These two questions were evaluated in a small and simple real-world scenario. A major concern was reproducibility of the results. We show that it is beneficial to use both radios on different frequencies in a fully meshed environment with four routers. The routing protocols Babel, B.A.T.M.A.N. V, BMX7 and OLSRv2 recognize a saturated channel and prefer the other one. We show that in our scenario all of the protocols perform equally well since the protocol overhead is comparably low not influencing the overall performance of the network.

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Document Type:Conference Object
Language:English
Parent Title (English):Mobilkommunikation - Technologien und Anwendungen. Vorträge der 22. ITG-Fachtagung, 9.-10. Mai 2017 in Osnabrück. ITG-Fachbericht, Bd. 271
First Page:99
Last Page:104
ISBN:978-3-8007-4408-4
URN:urn:nbn:de:hbz:1044-opus-33770
URL:https://www.vde-verlag.de/proceedings-en/454408015.html
Publisher:VDE Verlag
Place of publication:Berlin
Publishing Institution:Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
Date of first publication:2017/05/10
Departments, institutes and facilities:Fachbereich Informatik
Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC):0 Informatik, Informationswissenschaft, allgemeine Werke / 00 Informatik, Wissen, Systeme / 004 Datenverarbeitung; Informatik
Entry in this database:2017/10/19
Licence (Multiple languages):License LogoIn Copyright (Urheberrechtsschutz)