Telecommunication Systems

, Volume 70, Issue 2, pp 159–169 | Cite as

Reanalyzing a simplified Markov model for the low-density P2P wireless sensor and actuator networks

  • Mohsen MaadaniEmail author


Wireless sensor and actuator networks (WSAN) are an important part of the emerging Industrial Internet of Things concept. Providing a computationally simple but relatively accurate analytical quality of service (QoS) model for the wireless communications technology is an essential step in developing distributed adaptive network protocols which try to satisfy the stringent industrial QoS requirements. In this paper, a novel Markov chain analysis and delay model has been proposed for the IEEE802.11-based WSANs applications which improves the accuracy while maintaining simplicity and considering the implicit industrial characteristics. Simulation results prove its superior performance compared with similar works.


Wireless sensor and actuator network (WSAN) Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Peer-to-Peer (P2P ) network Delay Wireless network Markov chain 



This work has been sponsored by the Shahr-e-Qods Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran under the research project contract “A Markov Chain Model for the IEEE802.11-based Wireless Industrial Networks with Periodic Data”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering, Shahr-e-Qods BranchIslamic Azad UniversityTehranIran

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