International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management (IJAIEM)
Mobile ad-hoc networks are widely used these days as in smart phones but energy efficiency is a major issue when discovering neighbor nodes to maintain connectivity as periodically exchanging hello messages are used for it. Overhead goes high due to neighbor discovery messages in the MANET routing protocols, such as in AODV and DYMO. In an attempt to enhance the scheme, this paper proposes a new approach to solve the problem by reducing unnecessary hello messages. In this paper, the authors consider MANET under random waypoint model and investigated the relationship between the hello interval and event intervals.