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A Classification and Mobility Metrics of Various Mobility Models

Author Affiliations

  • 1Mehsana – 384002, Gujarat, INDIA
  • 2 LDRP Institute of Technology and Research, Gandhinagar – 382015, Gujarat, INDIA

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 2, Issue (1), Pages 40-44, January,26 (2013)


In wireless network research, simulation plays an important role in determining the network characteristics and measuring performance. The results of simulative performance evaluation relies on models used in the network. Since wireless networks consist of or at least contain mobile devices, the mobility model used has a decisive impact. However, in common performance evaluations mainly simple random-based models are used. In this study, we first provide a survey and a categorization of existing mobility models in the literature. In the paper, we present classification of various mobility models. We also define various kinds of mobility metrices using mobisim simulator.


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