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Performance evaluation of priority packet for wireless sensor network

Goh, H. and Kwong, K.H. and Michie, C. and Andonovic, I. (2008) Performance evaluation of priority packet for wireless sensor network. In: Second International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications, 2008. SENSORCOMM '08. IEEE, pp. 494-499. ISBN 978-0-7695-3330-8

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Abstract

Wireless sensor network has been widely used in many types of monitoring application in these recent years. For monitoring application such as forest or building monitoring, sensor nodes equipped with temperature sensor, smoke detector and camera will trigger immediately when a fire breaks out. Due to those sensor nodes are transmitting the sensor packets to a sink node at the same time and without a proper control, the traffic will be congested and causing huge amount of packet losses in this situation. Therefore, a priority scheme is needed to allow some selected nodes' information to reach the base station for the sake of data completeness. This paper evaluates the performance of priority packet in a congested traffic.

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 14621
Notes: Also presented at 9th Annual Postgraduate Symposium, The Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting (PGNET 2008), Jun e2008
Keywords: telecommunication traffic, wireless sensor networks, congested traffic, priority packet, sink node, QoS, priority access, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Subjects: Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering
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    Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2010 10:15
    Last modified: 06 Sep 2014 05:16
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/14621

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