Design of MAC Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Cross-Layer Optimization

  • Zhaohua Long
  • Jingzhong Li
  • Guiquan Jiang
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 133)


For the fault of S-MAC protocol with adaptive listening in energy-consume unbalance between nodes, a Cross-layer optimization MAC protocol based on network fairness (BS-MAC) is proposed. In the new mechanism, add the new variable TS which records the number of how many times this node becomes virtue clusters’ boundary, nodes sleep/listen adaptive through comparing with the size of TS; adjust the balance of energy-consume Cross-layer with the clustering algorithm added TS. Simulation statistics shows that BS-MAC not only increases the fairness of the network and the network lifetime, but also keeps the same energy-consume and delay with the S-MAC.


Wireless Sensor Network Cross-layer optimization Network fairness Life cycle BS-MAC 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Computer ArchitectureChongqing University of Post & TelecommunicationsChongqingChina

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