Date Added: Jun 2011
Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANETs) can be defined as the infrastructure less, self coordinated, suddenly created wireless networks with a set of mobile nodes. Some of the application areas of MANET are emergency search, military battlefields, rescue sites, meetings and classrooms where participants share information dynamically using their mobile nodes. Some of main issues in MANET are routing, mobility management, reliability, power consumption and security. Quality of Service (QoS) can be defined as the service guarantee provided by the network to the user to meet a set of pre-specified service requirements while transporting a data packet from a source to destination.