W-GPCR Routing Method for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
- Routing protocols based on greedy algorithms, such as Geographic Perimeter Stateless Routing (GPSR)  and Greedy Perimeter Coordinator Routing (GPCR)  protocols. When the source node knows the location of its target node, this type of routing protocol greedily chooses to forward the data packet to the neighbor node closer to the target node until the data packet is successfully sent to the target node. When a node forwards data, it does not need to know the status information of nodes other than the target node and neighbor nodes. This reduces the cost of routine maintenance. When forwarding data, there is only one next-hop node selected, and there is no need to flood forward data.
- Routing protocols based on mobile prediction, such as DGRP (Directional Greedy Routing Protocol) , PDGR (Predictive Directional Greedy Routing) , PGRP (Predictive Geographic Routing Protocol) , and MPBRP (Mobility Prediction Based Routing Protocol) . In this type of routing protocol, the location of the node is predicted. In the selection of nodes, the reference indexes of the movement direction and position of the nodes are weighed. This can reduce the number of routing hops and end-to-end delay. However, this kind of routing needs to predict the position of the current node and all of its neighboring nodes, which increases the calculation task of the system and increases the network overhead.
- Routing protocols based on delay tolerance, such as GeoDTN+Nav (Geographic Delay Tolerant Network Routing With Navigator) . This type of routing protocol mitigates the impact of network partitions and intermittent connections through a delay-tolerant store-and-forward scheme, thereby improving the reachability of routes. However, this kind of routing protocol has a poor real-time performance. When the data packet is cached to a certain node, and there is no suitable opportunity to forward it, the information will be lost due to the excessive accumulation of data packets.
- Routing protocols based on a combination of topology and location, such as GPCR-D(A Topology and Position Based Routing Protocol in VANET)  and HybTGR (Hybrid Routing Protocol Based on Topological and Geographical) . In this type of routing protocol, each network node is assigned a weight based on parameters including the node’s moving speed, the life of the routing link, the number of vehicles near the node, and the distance to the target node. According to the weight, the topology or location routing protocol is used. Its implementation is more complicated, and there is the problem of frequent switching of routing protocols, which will increase the overhead of the system network and result in poor real-time performance.
- Routing protocols based on bionic algorithms, such as EGSR (Enhanced Geographical Source Routing) , GSO (Glowworm Swarm Optimization) , and ASGR (Artificial Spider-Web-Based Geographic Routing) . This type of routing protocol uses a bionic algorithm to select the optimal path to deliver data packets, which can reduce network overhead and end-to-end delay. However, this type of routing protocol is not suitable for high-speed dynamic scenarios.
- The greedy forwarding strategy has a locally optimal solution when selecting a node. The choice of the next-hop node simply depends on the distance between the judgment node and the target node. There is no global consideration.
- The right-hand rule used when the greedy forwarding strategy fails has drawbacks.
- It does not work well in a sparse network, and can easily fall into a routing hole, resulting in routing death.
- The node’s movement direction and density are also taken into consideration, and the optimal next-hop node is selected through weight calculation.
- Through the weight calculation, the direction of data packet delivery will always converge towards the target node, which solves the drawbacks of the right-hand rule.
- Using a restricted forwarding strategy, weight selection can prevent data packets from being delivered again in the direction of routing holes, and find other hidden paths to deliver data packets to target nodes.
2. Materials and Methods
2.1. Greedy Forwarding Strategy Based on Weight Selection
2.1.1. Influence of Node Movement Direction on Routing Performance
2.1.2. Impact of Node Density on Routing Performance
2.1.3. Weight Calculation of Greedy Forwarding Strategy
|Algorithm 1 Pseudo code for W-GPCR|
2.2. Weight Selection Repair Strategy
2.3. Restricted Forwarding Strategy
2.4. Simulation Model
- Packet delivery rate: the ratio of the total number of packets received by the target node to the total number of packets sent by the source node.
- Average end-to-end delay: The average delay of all successfully received packets.
- Average hop: the average number of hops of all nodes in the network.
3.1. Packet Delivery Rate
3.2. Average End-To-End Delay
3.3. Average Hop
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|the current node|
|the position coordinates of node x|
|the velocity vector of node x|
|the vector where node x points to the target node|
|the number of neighbors of node x|
|the i-th neighbor node|
|the communication radius of the node|
|to get the position coordinates of the node|
|to get the speed vector of the node|
|to get the number of neighbor nodes|
|Packet size||512 bytes|
|Simulation time||200 s|
|Simulation area||1000 × 1000 m|
|Bit rate||5, 10, 15, 20|
|Maximum rate||15 m/s|
|Number of nodes||20, 40, 60, 80, 100|
|Hello packet interval||1 s|
|Packet interval||0.2 s|
|MAC layer protocol||802.11p|
|Channel transmission rate||3 Mbps|
|Communication distance||250 m|
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Li, M.; Gu, Z.; Long, Y.; Shu, X.; Rong, Q.; Ma, Z.; Shao, X. W-GPCR Routing Method for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks. Sensors 2020, 20, 3406. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20123406
Li M, Gu Z, Long Y, Shu X, Rong Q, Ma Z, Shao X. W-GPCR Routing Method for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks. Sensors. 2020; 20(12):3406. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20123406Chicago/Turabian Style
Li, Min, Zhiru Gu, Yonghong Long, Xiaohua Shu, Qing Rong, Ziji Ma, and Xun Shao. 2020. "W-GPCR Routing Method for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks" Sensors 20, no. 12: 3406. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20123406