Media Access Scheme for Achieving an Effective Traffic Control Mechanism and Energy Efficiency in Sensor Networks

센서 네트워크에서 효과적인 트래픽 제어 방법과 에너지 효율성을 고려한 Media Access 기법

  • 민병웅 (동의대학교 대학원 정보통신공학과) ;
  • 김동일 (동의대학교 정보통신공학과)
  • Published : 2006.06.01


Data collected by sensors in field are transmitted to the base station gathering all of data. Because sensors have to gather data in surroundings and periodically transmit data to the base station, it makes energy consumed much. In this paper, we mose the scheme that is to avoid traffic congestion with achievement of energy efficiency, so collected data is transmitted efficiently. This is to adjust transmission rate differently in case of increasing or decreasing traffic and minimize the energy consumption with setting ideal options up basic CSMA(Carrier Sense Multiple Access) protocol in each sensor. Through the simulation, we find the ideal CSMA options and apply the proposed scheme of traffic control mechanism to them and analyze them, then show energy efficiency and effective traffic control mechanism.


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