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External Radio Interference

  • Nouha BaccourEmail author
  • Daniele Puccinelli
  • Thiemo Voigt
  • Anis Koubaa
  • Claro Noda
  • Hossein Fotouhi
  • Mario Alves
  • Habib Youssef
  • Marco Antonio Zuniga
  • Carlo Alberto Boano
  • Kay Römer
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Abstract

An important factor contributing to the degradation and variability of the link quality is radio interference. The increasingly crowded radio spectrum has triggered a vast array of research activities on interference mitigation techniques and on enhancing coexistence among electronic devices sharing the same or overlapping frequencies. This chapter gives an overview of the interference problem in low-power wireless sensor networks and provides a comprehensive survey on related literature, which covers experimentation, measurement, modelling, and mitigation of external radio interference. The aim is not to be exhaustive, but rather to accurately group and summarize existing solutions and their limitations, as well as to analyse the yet open challenges.

Keywords

Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Interference Pattern Packet Loss Rate Software Define Radio 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nouha Baccour
    • 1
    Email author
  • Daniele Puccinelli
    • 2
  • Thiemo Voigt
    • 3
  • Anis Koubaa
    • 4
  • Claro Noda
    • 5
  • Hossein Fotouhi
    • 5
  • Mario Alves
    • 4
  • Habib Youssef
    • 6
  • Marco Antonio Zuniga
    • 7
  • Carlo Alberto Boano
    • 8
  • Kay Römer
    • 8
  1. 1.Instituto Superior de Engenharia do PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.University of Applied Science and Arts of Southern SwitzerlandMannoSwitzerland
  3. 3.Swedish Institute of Computer Science ABKistaSweden
  4. 4.Instituto Superior de CISTER Research CentrePortoPortugal
  5. 5.Instituto Superior de Engenharia do PortoPortoPortugal
  6. 6.University de SousseSousseTunisia
  7. 7.Universität Duisburg-EssenDuisburg-EssenGermany
  8. 8.Universtät LübeckLübeckGermany

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