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Traffic Adaptive IEEE 802.15.4 MAC for Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Younggoo Kwon
  • Yohan Chae
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4096)

Abstract

IEEE 802.15.4 is a new standard uniquely designed for low rate wireless sensor networks(WSNs). It targets low data rate, low power consumption and low cost wireless networking, and offers device level wireless connectivity. In this paper, the general coordinated sleeping algorithm and the traffic-adaptive algorithm are combined in IEEE 802.15.4 MAC protocol to achieve high energy efficiency and high performance at the same time. By observing that the sporadic traffic characteristic of WSNs, we propose the traffic-adaptive IEEE 802.15.4 MAC with coordinated sleeping algorithm. Through the various performance studies, the proposed algorithm shows significant performance improvements in wireless sensor networks.

Keywords

Wireless Sensor Network Medium Access Control Duty Cycle Medium Access Control Protocol Guarantee Time Slot 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Younggoo Kwon
    • 1
  • Yohan Chae
    • 1
  1. 1.Konkuk UniversitySeoulKorea

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