Date Added: Jul 2012
All the protocols reported are constantly being updated and improved by IETF. As a result, a comprehensive performance evaluation is essential of ad-hoc routing protocols. Keeping this in mind, the authors have analyzed a comparative performance evaluation for all available metrics for recently reported reactive protocols (AODV & DSR) and proactive protocol such as DSDV. Since these protocols have different characteristics, the comparison of all performance differentials is not always possible. In this paper, they report the simulation results of three different protocols for wireless ad hoc networks having twenty nodes.