Conference Paper

A MAC Protocol for Wireless Sensors in a Fixed Chain Topology


This paper presents a time division multiple access MAC protocol that is specifically designed for applications requiring periodic sensing of the sensor field. Numerical analysis is conducted to investigate the optimum transmission scheduling based on the signal to interferencenoise-ratio (SINR) for ground level propagation model applied on wireless chain topology. The optimised transmission schedule considers the SINR value to enable simultaneous transmission from multiple nodes. The most significant advantages of this approach are reduced delay and improve the Packet Received Ratio PRR. Simulation is performed to evaluate the proposed protocol for intelligent transport system applications. The simulation results validate the MAC protocol for a fixed chain topology compared with the similar protocols.

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Alshudukhi, J
Ou, S
Ball, P

Oxford Brookes departments

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment\Department of Computing and Communication Technologies


Year of publication: 2017
Date of RADAR deposit: 2016-12-01

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