Date Added: Sep 2012
A Mobile Ad-hoc NETwork (MANET) is a self-organized system comprised of mobile wireless nodes with peer relationships. MANETs can operate without fixed infrastructure and can survive rapid changes in the network topology. Due to multi-hop routing and absence of any trusted third party in open environment, MANETs are vulnerable to attacks by malicious nodes or unwanted packet forwarding through UDSDV (Un-trust Destination Sequence Distance Vector Routing). In this paper, the authors proposed TDSDV trust based destination sequence distance vector routing and analyze the behavior on the network parameter like throughput, packet delivery ratio, end-to-end delay, routing overhead and energy consume via mobile nodes in all three cases DSDV, UDSDV and TDSDV routing.