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Dynamic Source Routing (DSR) protocol

DSR is a reactive ad-hoc routing protocol, it is a meant to be used in wireless and infracstructure-less networks.

When a route is needed, a node sends route request message that is relayed through the network to the destination. The destination then replies with a route response message using the shortest path. Once the source node receives the response, it uses the hop list as a header for each data packet. The nodes on the route use this route to select the next hop.

DSR (last edited 2014-09-23 12:06:37 by GillesRoudiere)