A Low-Latency Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

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Title: A Low-Latency Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks
Authors: Ruzzelli, Antonio G.
Tynan, Richard
O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4466
Date: 14-Aug-2005
Abstract: Recent advances in wireless sensors network (WSN) technology have made possible the manufacturing of tiny low-cost, low-power sensors with wireless multi-hop communication and sensing capabilities. Energy conservation for WSNs is a primary objective that needs to be addressed at all layers of the networking protocol stack. In many applications latency is another crucial factor to be addressed. However this must be done in the context of the energy constraints imposed by the network. In this paper we present an experimental evaluation of two node scheduling regimes within MERLIN (MAC energy efficient, routing and localization integrated), an energy-efficient low-latency integrated protocol for WSNs. In particular we contrast the X and V scheduling family schemes with respect to the following properties: network setup time, network lifetime and message latency. We conduct our experiments within the OmNet++ simulator.
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: IEEE
Copyright (published version): 2005 by The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Keywords: Routing protocols;Scheduling;Wireless sensor networks;MAC energy efficient routing and localization integrated;MERLIN;Energy conservation;Energy-efficient low-latency integrated protocol;Energy-efficient low-latency routing protocol;Latency;Low power sensors;Message latency;Network lifetime;Network setup time;Networking protocol stack;Node scheduling regimes;Scheduling family schemes;Wireless multi-hop communication
DOI: 10.1109/ICW.2005.25
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: Dini, P. et al. (eds.). Systems Communications, 2005. Proceedings : ICW 2005 Wireless Technologies, ICHSN 2005 High Speed Networks, ICMCS 2005 Multimedia Communications Systems, SENET 2005 Sensor Networks
Conference Details: Advanced Industrial Conference on Wireless Technologies (ICW 2005), August 14-17, 2005, Montreal, Canada
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