Enhancement of Asynchronous MAC Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks for Smart Monitoring Applications

  • Vo Que Son Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Tran Truong Son Southern MobiFone Network Center, MobiFone Corporation, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Abstract

Up to now, many research works have been focusing on designs in MAC layer of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) to target high throughput, low latency and solving the problem of idle listening. In this paper, an enhancement of Low-power asynchronous protocol for MAC layer, namely E-MAC, is proposed to target a long lifetime of sensor nodes working 6LoWPAN/IPv6 networks. Moreover, the E-MAC protocol is implemented on TI low-power platforms to verify the efficiency of the proposed design. Several parameters such as energy consumption, latency and packet delivery ratio are simulated and measured in a real monitoring test-bed to show the better performance in comparison with other popular MAC protocols.

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Published
2017-03-31
How to Cite
SON, Vo Que; SON, Tran Truong. Enhancement of Asynchronous MAC Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks for Smart Monitoring Applications. Journal of Science and Technology: Issue on Information and Communications Technology, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 51-58, mar. 2017. ISSN 1859-1531. Available at: <http://ict.jst.udn.vn/index.php/jst/article/view/38>. Date accessed: 29 may 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.31130/jst.2017.38.