Date Added: Jul 2011
In Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANETs), routing protocol plays the most important role. In the last decade, Ad hoc On-demand Distance Vector (AODV) routing protocol becomes the attention of focused research on MANETs worldwide. A lot of protocols had been proposed to improve and optimize AODV routing protocol to achieve the best in quest of reliable protocol. In this paper, the authors present some improvement suggestion to AODV routing protocol. The proposed protocol, called AODV-UI, improved AODV in gateway interconnection, reverse route and in energy consumption. They also measure performance indicators for some metrics, such as energy, routing overhead, end-to-end delay, and packet delivery ratio.