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TitleMAC protocol for low-power real-time wireless sensing and actuation
Author(s)Afonso, José A.
Rocha, L. A.
Silva, Henrique Jorge de Jesus Ribeiro da
Correia, J. H.
KeywordsMedium access control
Wireless sensor networks
Real-time
Issue dateDec-2006
PublisherIEEE
CitationIEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ELECTRONICS, CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS, 13, Nice, 2006 – “International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, ICECS2006”. [S. l. : s. n., 2006].
Abstract(s)This paper presents LPRT, a new medium access control (MAC) protocol for wireless sensing and actuation systems. Some of the characteristics of the proposed protocol are low power consumption, support for real-time and loss intolerant traffic through contention-free operation and a retransmission scheme, flexibility, and high throughput efficiency. The LPRT protocol was implemented it in the MICAz motes, a platform for the development of wireless sensor networks. We also briefly describe a wireless hydrotherapy application that benefits from the use of the proposed protocol. This paper also provides experimental results and comparison of the proposed protocol with the CSMA/CA protocol of IEEE 802.15.4.
TypeConference paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/6089
ISBN9781424403943
DOI10.1109/ICECS.2006.379688
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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