Energy-Efficient, Traffic-Adaptive, Fast Collision Resolution MAC for WSNs

  • Younggoo Kwon
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4159)


Development of energy-efficient, traffic-adaptive MAC algorithms that provide both high reliability and easy implementation property is the current major focus in wireless sensor network research. The operational characteristic of the station in packet transmission is completely different from those of deferring stations in steady state. In this paper, the fast collision resolution MAC algorithm is combined with traffic-aware queue status managements to achieve high energy efficiency and high performance at the same time. Through the implementations and various performance studies, the proposed algorithm shows significant performance improvements in wireless sensor networks.


Wireless Sensor Network Packet Transmission Contention Window Guarantee Time Slot Contention Window Size 
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  • Younggoo Kwon
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  1. 1.Konkuk UniversitySeoulKorea

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