Static-Priority Scheduling of Sporadic Messages on a Wireless Channel

  • Björn Andersson
  • Eduardo Tovar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3974)


Consider the problem of scheduling sporadic messages with deadlines on a wireless channel. We propose a collision-free medium access control (MAC) protocol which implements static-priority scheduling and present a schedulability analysis technique for the protocol. The MAC protocol allows multiple masters and is fully distributed; it is an adaptation to a wireless channel of the dominance protocol used in the CAN bus. But unlike that protocol, our protocol does not require a node having the ability to receive an incoming bit from the channel while transmitting to the channel.


Medium Access Control Wireless Channel Carrier Wave Carrier Sense Multiple Access Sporadic Task 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Björn Andersson
    • 1
  • Eduardo Tovar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringSchool of Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Porto (ISEP-IPP)PortoPortugal

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