Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology
Reducing network traffic and achieving high security are the most significant task of the Mobile Ad-hoc NETwork (MANET). The beacon-less kNN query processing methods are utilized for reducing traffic and maintaining high accuracy of the query result in MANET. The explosion method and spiral method are adopted in this approach. However, the k-Nearest Neighbor (kNN) query processing in wired networks and wireless sensor networks cannot be applied in MANET due to the movement of mobile nodes and moderate network security.