Evaluation of Flying Ad Hoc Network Topologies, Mobility Models, and IEEE Standards for Different Video Applications

Keywords: Video transmission, flying ad hoc network, mobility model, 2.4–5 GHz standards, routing protocols


Nowadays, drones became very popular with the enhancement of the technological progress of moving devices with a connection to each other, known as Flying Ad Hoc Network (FANET). It is used in most worldwide necessary life scenarios such as video recording, search and rescue, military missions, moving items between different areas, and many more. This leads to the necessity to evaluate different network strategies between these flying drones, which are essential to improve their quality of performance in the field. Several challenges must be addressed to effectively use FANET, to provide stable and reliable transmission for different types of data during vast changing topologies, such as different video sizes, different types of mobility models, recent Wireless Fidelity standards, types of routing protocols used, security problems, and many more. In this paper, a fully comprehensive analysis of FANET will be done to evaluate and enhance these challenges that concern different video types, mobility models, and IEEE 802.11n standards for best performance, by measuring throughput, retransmission attempt, and delay metrics. The result shows that Gauss–Markov mobility model gives the highest result using Ad Hoc On-Demand Vector and lowest delay, whereas for retransmission attempts, 2.4 GHz frequency has the lowest as it can reach more coverage area than 5 GHz.


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Author Biography

Ghassan QasMarrogy, Department of Communication and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Cihan University-Erbil, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Ghassan A. QasMarrogy is a Lecturer in the Department of Communication and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Cihan University-Erbil. He got the B.Sc. degree in communication and computer engineering, the M.Sc. degree in communication and network engineering. His research interests are in data communication , communication security and mobile networks. Mr. Ghassan is a member of Iraqi Engineering Society.


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How to Cite
QasMarrogy, G. (2021) “Evaluation of Flying Ad Hoc Network Topologies, Mobility Models, and IEEE Standards for Different Video Applications”, ARO-THE SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL OF KOYA UNIVERSITY, 9(1), pp. 77-88. doi: 10.14500/aro.10764.