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μ-MAC:an energy-efficient medium access control for wireless sensor networks

Barroso, Andre and Roedig, Utz and Sreenan, Cormac J. (2005) μ-MAC:an energy-efficient medium access control for wireless sensor networks. In: Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE European Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN2005), Istanbul, Turkey. IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 70-80. ISBN 0780388011

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    Abstract

    For the long-term deployment of wireless sensor networks, energy efficient MAC protocols are necessary. The transceiver of a sensor node should only consume energy while actively taking part in communication. Energy consumption in idle mode should be avoided as much as possible. In this paper it is shown how application layer knowledge in the form of flow specifications can be used to improve the energy properties of a MAC protocol. A new protocol, named m-MAC, is proposed and evaluated through simulations.

    Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 60514
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 18 Dec 2012 14:40
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 25 Nov 2017 02:26
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/60514

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