Congestion-Aware Routing Protocol for 6LoWPANs

  • Hayder Al-KashoashEmail author
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It is known that existing protocols and the architecture of the Internet are inefficient for WSNs. Recently, the IETF has developed a set of IP-based protocols for 6LoWPAN networks through the 6LoWPAN and ROLL working groups [1]. One of the main protocols is RPL [2] which is expected to be the standard routing protocol for 6LoWPAN networks [3]. Many metrics have been proposed to be used with RPL that can be divided into link and node metrics, e.g. hop count, expected transmission count (ETX), node energy, latency, link quality and throughput [4].


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Technical Institute/QurnaSouthern Technical UniversityBasraIraq

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