DQTSM: Distributed Qos in Time Synchronized MAC Protocol for WSNs

  • K. R. VenugopalEmail author
  • Shiv Prakash T.
  • M. Kumaraswamy


In this chapter, we have designed a Distributed Qos in Time Synchronized MAC (DQTSM) protocol to reduce the time synchronization of the entire network with minimum synchronization messages overhead for WSNs. The combined effect of low synchronization error and low synchronization messages decrease the amount of consumption of energy resulting in an increase in the lifetime of WSNs. The simulation results confirm that DQTSM protocol has low synchronization error, synchronization message overheads, and lower energy consumption as compared to FTSP and TTS.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. R. Venugopal
    • 1
    Email author
  • Shiv Prakash T.
    • 2
  • M. Kumaraswamy
    • 3
  1. 1.Bangalore UniversityBengaluruIndia
  2. 2.Vijaya Vittala Institute of TechnologyBengaluruIndia
  3. 3.Computer Science and EngineeringSri Jayachamarajendra Polytechnic CollegeBengaluruIndia

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