Network Architecture for Heterogeneous Mobile Ad Hoc Network
Source: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) is infrastructureless networks which are often considered as the extension of Internet access range that provide multi hop wireless access. MANET is a wireless networks and has dynamic topology due to its node mobility. MANET can integrate with other types of network to satisfy the user needs for example cellular network and Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN). This paper introduces the design of heterogeneous MANET that incorporates both wired and wireless communication and connection. The proposed HetMAN architecture describes all the scenarios in heterogeneous MANET and it has potential to become a solid foundation for developing an integrated network system.