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A Flying Mesh Network for Ubiquitous Network Access in IoT Environments

  • Laila AbouzaidEmail author
  • Othman Benhmammouch
  • Essaid SabirEmail author
  • Ahmed Errami
  • Mohammed Khaldoun
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 797)

Abstract

To ensure connectivity in a large-scale networks, we consider a multiple drones flying mesh network (DFMN) built on IEEE 802.11s. In DFMN, drones fly above a target area, collecting data from Internet of Things (IoT) devices and forward it throughout drones in a multi-hop fashion till arriving to the processing unit. Moreover, each drone generates its own packets, and they mainly contain hello messages and beacon frames advertising their presence. In this paper, we propose a queueing framework which analyze the performance of such a mesh network in view of forwarding queues’ stability and end-to-end throughput.

Keywords

IoT devices UAVs Throughput Stability Weighted fair queueing 

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NEST Research Group, ENSEMHassan II University of CasablancaCasablancaMorocco
  2. 2.International University of CasablancaCasablancaMorocco

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