Back
 IJCNS  Vol.2 No.8 , November 2009
Evaluation of Network Stack Optimization Techniques for Wireless Sensor Networks
Abstract: We present a network stack implementation for a wireless sensor platform based on a byte-level radio. The network stack provides error-correction code, multi-channel capability and reliable communication for a high packet reception rate as well as a basic packet-level communication interface. In outdoor tests, the packet reception rate is close to 100% within 800 ft and is reasonably good up to 1100 ft. This is made possible by using error correction code and a reliable transport layer. Our implementation also allows us to choose a fre-quency among multiple channels. By using multiple frequencies as well as a reliable transport layer, we can achieve a high packet reception rate by paying additional retransmission time when collisions increase with additional sensor nodes.
Cite this paper: nullJ. JEONG, "Evaluation of Network Stack Optimization Techniques for Wireless Sensor Networks," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 8, 2009, pp. 720-731. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2009.28083.
References

[1]   K. Sohrabi, B. Manriquez, and G. J. Pottie, “Near ground wideband channel measurement in 800 - 1000mhz,” IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, July 1999.

[2]   A. Woo and D. E. Culler, “A transmission control scheme for media access in sensor networks,” In The Annual In-ternational Conference on Mobile Computing and Net-working (MobiCom’01), July 2001.

[3]   J. Zhao and R. Govindan, “Understanding packet delivery performance in dense wireless sensor networks,” In The ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Sys-tems (SenSys’03), November 2003.

[4]   Cc1000 data sheet. http://www.chipcon.com/files/CC1000 _Data_Sheet_2_1.pdf.

[5]   M. Y. Hsiao, “A class of optimal minimum odd-weight- columnsec-dedcodes,” IBM Journal of Research and De-velopment, Vol. 14, No. 4, July 1970.

[6]   J. Jeong and C.-T. Ee, “Forward error correction in sensor networks,” In The First International Workshop on Wire-less Sensor Networks (WWSN’07), June 2007.

[7]   J. Hill. Cc1000 network stack. http://local.cs.berkeley. edu/grad/jaein/xbow.tgz.

[8]   Mica2dot. http://www.xbow.com/products/Product_pdf_ files/ Wireless_pdf/MICA2DOT_Datasheet.pdf.

[9]   Atmega 103l microprocessor data sheet. http://www. atmel.com/dyn/ resources/prod_documents/doc0945.pdf.

 
 
Top