International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE)
In the past few years, this has been seen a rapid expansion in the field of mobile computing due to the proliferation of inexpensive, widely available wireless devices. However, current devices, applications and protocols are solely focused on cellular or Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs), not taking into account the great potential offered by mobile ad hoc networking. There is a long range of routing protocols in MANETs. There is also a large range of application areas of MANETs like DTN, WSN and pure general purpose MANETs. So it will be beneficial to select routing protocol on the basis of application.