Date Added: Nov 2013
A \"Mobile Ad hoc NETwork\" (MANET) is an autonomous system of mobile routers (and associated hosts) connected by wireless links. The routers are free to move randomly and organize themselves arbitrarily; thus, the network's wireless topology may change rapidly and unpredictably. For quick data transmission, the people need a routing protocol that adapts to topology changes. In the open, collaborative MANET environment, practically any node can maliciously or selfishly disrupt and deny communication of other nodes. In MANET secure data transmission is one of the best issue.