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Experimental validation of an energy efficient MAC protocol for wireless sensor network

Experimental validation of an energy efficient MAC protocol for wireless sensor network

Madduri, Sricharan and Arshad, Kamran (2013) Experimental validation of an energy efficient MAC protocol for wireless sensor network. In: 2013 First International Conference on Communications, Signal Processing and their Applications (ICCSPA'13). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Piscataway, NJ, USA. ISBN 9781467328203 (doi:https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCSPA.2013.6487267)

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Abstract

Energy-efficiency is generally regarded as one of the fundamental challenges for wireless sensor networks and the radio part is a major contributor to overall energy consumption of a sensor node. A Radio Triggered Sensor MAC (RTM) protocol was introduced in the literature, which could harvest the overall energy consumption in WSNs. In this paper, we propose, design and develop hardware which we refer as Passive Radio Sensor (PRS) and use is to study the RTM protocol in WSNs. A general radio transceiver, typically used in WSN, consumes a significant amount of energy when periodically listening to data messages. Our proposed transceiver hardware, PRS, powered by the incoming radio signals themselves and hence significantly reduces node energy consumption that is wasted in radio communications. The PRS circuit is independent of any other components on the node1.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: 2013 First International Conference on Communications, Signal Processing and their Applications (ICCSPA'13)
Additional Information: [1] This paper was first presented at the 2013 First International Conference on Communications, Signal Processing and their Applications (ICCSPA'13) held from 12-14 February 2013 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. [2] ISBN: 9781467328203; 9781467328210
Uncontrolled Keywords: access protocols, telecommunication power management, wireless sensor networks, PRS circuit, RTM protocol, WSN, data messages, energy efficient MAC protocol, medium access control, node energy consumption reduction, overall energy consumption, passive radio sensor, radio communications, radio signals, radio triggered sensor MAC protocol, sensor node, radio-triggering, ZigBee
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Engineering
School of Engineering > Mobile & Wireless Communications Research Laboratory
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:27
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Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/11304

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