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SB-MAC : Energy efficient Sink node Based MAC protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

무선 센서 네트워크 에서 에너지 효율적인 싱크노드 기반 MAC 프로토콜

  • Received : 2013.09.13
  • Accepted : 2013.10.11
  • Published : 2014.01.31

Abstract

In this paper, we propose an energy efficient sink node based MAC protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). The proposed sink node-based MAC (SB-MAC) protocol uses a RB(rapid beacon) frame to save sender's energy consumption and to reduce transmission delay. The RB frame is a modified IEEE 802.15.4 beacon frame. The RB frame contains the length of the sender nodes data. Using this information other nodes except sender and receiver nodes can be stay sleep mode long time to reduce energy consumption. Results have shown that the SB-MAC protocol outperformed other protocols like X-MAC and RI-MAC in terms of packet delivery delay and energy consumption. The SB-MAC protocol is especially energy efficient for the networks with one sink node and many senders.

Keywords

Energy Efficiency;delay;MAC protocol;Wireless Sensor Networks

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Acknowledgement

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