Interference Aware Adaptive Transmission Power Control Algorithm for Zigbee Wireless Networks

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Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 828)


In Zigbee wireless networks, transmission power control (TPC) is very important for adjusting the transmission power dynamically to minimize the energy consumption. The existing works on Zigbee wireless networks involve high computational and storage overhead. To enhance the Zigbee performance there is a necessity to consider the channel variations, co-channel interference, and transmission failures during TPC. In this paper, interference aware adaptive TPC (IAATPC) algorithm is proposed to perform data communication after considering the communication features like interference level, signal strength, node distance and power level. Then the further transmissions will be performed by analyzing the power level needed in the network to ensure reliable data delivery. Thus, the data transmission is performed under different network conditions by adaptively controlling the transmission power and in turn ensuring network efficiency.


Interference Transmission power control Personal area networks Wireless sensor networks Zigbee 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Electrical EngineeringVIT UniversityVelloreIndia

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