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Lei Tang, Yanjun Sun, Omer Gurewitz, David B. Johnson
2011 Proceedings of the Twelfth ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing - MobiHoc '11  
Medium access control (MAC) protocols for wireless sensor networks face many challenges, including energy-efficient operation and robust support for varying traffic loads, in spite of effects such as wireless  ...  EM-MAC achieves high energy efficiency by enabling a sender to predict the receiver's wake-up channel and wake-up time Implemented in TinyOS on MICAz motes, EM-MAC substantially outperformed other MAC  ...  Acknowledgments We thank our shepherd, Craig Partridge, for guiding us through the paper revisions. We also thank the anonymous reviewers for their valuable suggestions on improving the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2107502.2107533 dblp:conf/mobihoc/TangSGJ11 fatcat:t4pfdo6l7fbdtde5jxkhn3nzta

A survey on multichannel assignment protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks

Ridha Soua, Pascale Minet
2011 2011 IFIP Wireless Days (WD)  
This reality has given birth to multichannel communication paradigm in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs).  ...  We conclude by a recapitulative table including many examples of existing multichannel protocols designed for WSNs.  ...  An example is given by MMSN [9] for a contention based MAC protocol and by Y-MAC [14] for a scheduled access MAC protocol.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wd.2011.6098201 dblp:conf/wd/SouaM11 fatcat:zoxlxfaxkzbpda774ebaty7oim

RR-MAC: Receiver Reservation MAC Protocol with TimeDivision for Wireless Sensor Networks

M. K Kirubakaran
2012 IOSR Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering  
MAC protocol) which uses dynamic multichannel and time division algorithm to enable nodes utilize energy in efficient manner.  ...  The node's of a wireless sensor network consists of three main parts-processor, transmitter/receiver and memory unit.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank software analyst Sasidharan, for guiding us through the paper development. We also thank the research colleagues for their feedback on the content.  ... 
doi:10.9790/2834-0312632 fatcat:ioaf3dneibgarm6nxupl5dvtqu

A Review of Multi-Channel Medium Access Control Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks

Hanan Alahmadi, Fatma Boabdullah
2021 European Journal of Engineering and Technology Research  
In this paper, a thorough review of recent multichannel MAC protocols is provided along with a classification framework to deeply understand the design aspects for each protocol.  ...  Consequently, conceiving Multichannel MAC protocols that save the scarceenergy budget of sensor nodes while providing high network throughput is crucial for the emerging WSNs applications.  ...  Receiver-Centric MAC protocol for Event-Driven Wireless Sensor Network (RC-MAC) [17] RC-MAC is a semi-dynamic multichannel MAC protocol that uses round robin approach to select a channel and hybrid approach  ... 
doi:10.24018/ejers.2021.6.6.2222 fatcat:i4gw7lkdgfcrfhrxip6o2i2kk4

Designing an asynchronous multi-channel media access control protocol based on service quality for wireless sensor networks

Mahboobe Irandegani, Mehdi Bagherizadeh
2017 International Journal of Advanced Computer Research  
D-MAC protocol Lu et al. introduced a low latency energy efficient dynamic MAC (D-MAC) protocol for data collection in wireless sensor networks [14] .  ...  S-MAC protocol The sensor MAC (S-MAC) protocol is an energy efficient MAC protocol specifically designed for wireless sensor networks [10] .  ... 
doi:10.19101/ijacr.2017.733001 fatcat:7xklody5nvaqlgkv77onvmv6te

Machine-Learning Based Channel Quality and Stability Estimation for Stream-Based Multichannel Wireless Sensor Networks

Waqas Rehan, Stefan Fischer, Maaz Rehan
2016 Sensors  
Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have become more and more diversified and are today able to also support high data rate applications, such as multimedia.  ...  It also minimizes channel switching overheads (in terms of switching delays and energy consumption) for accommodating stream-based communication in multichannel WSNs.  ...  On the other hand, there are some multichannel protocols in WSNs that employ different mechanisms for measuring channel quality, such as Efficient Multichannel MAC protocol (EM-MAC) [26] , Decentralized  ... 
doi:10.3390/s16091476 pmid:27626429 pmcid:PMC5038754 fatcat:wi777u3hazf5jmruf4brcjungm

A Survey on Communication Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks

Ingook Jang, Dohoo Pyeon, Sunwoo Kim, Hyunsoo Yoon
2013 Journal of Computing Science and Engineering  
Improvements in wireless sensor network (WSN) technology have resulted in a large number of applications.  ...  The primary goal of communication protocols in WSNs is to maximize energy efficiency in order to prolong network lifetime.  ...  MEDIUM ACCESS CONTROL IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS A. Single-Channel MAC Protocols Single-channel MAC protocols for WSNs can be divided into two categories.  ... 
doi:10.5626/jcse.2013.7.4.231 fatcat:cd3hbeexdrgzva6olkmdcriuou

Decentralized Time-Synchronized Channel Swapping for Ad Hoc Wireless Networks

George Smart, Nikos Deligiannis, Rosario Surace, Valeria Loscri, Giancarlo Fortino, Yiannis Andreopoulos
2016 IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology  
We benchmark the convergence and network throughput of DT-SCS, TSCH and the Efficient Multichannel MAC (EM-MAC) protocol (seen as the state-of-the-art in decentralized, interference-avoiding, multichannel  ...  Time-synchronized channel hopping (TSCH) is currently the most efficient solution for collision-free, interferenceavoiding communications in ad hoc wireless networks, such as wireless sensor networks,  ...  networks. • Finally, we carry out detailed comparisons between DT-SCS, TSCH, and the decentralized Efficient Multichannel MAC (EM-MAC) protocol [34] in terms of convergence delay, bandwidth efficiency  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvt.2015.2509861 fatcat:qu6y46c3arad5fmnqzahy4h4a4

RM-MAC: A routing-enhanced multi-channel MAC protocol in duty-cycle sensor networks

Ye Liu, Hao Liu, Qing Yang, Shaoen Wu
2015 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)  
Multi-channel media access control (MAC) is important in wireless sensor networks because it allows parallel data transmissions and resists external wireless interference.  ...  Existing multichannel MAC protocols, however, do not efficiently support delay-sensitive applications that require reliable and timely data transmissions.  ...  RELATED WORK Recently, several multi-channel MAC protocols for wireless sensor networks have been pro-posed in the literature.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icc.2015.7248872 dblp:conf/icc/LiuLYW15 fatcat:lzosiyhptzb3fojsyu7dbhphwa

Energy Efficient Medium Access Control Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks – A Survey

B.V. Shruti, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology,Bangalore.
2019 International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering  
The Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are not centralized and doesn't have a proper infrastructure that enables it to be the dominant networking solution for major communication demands.  ...  However, to cope-up with above stated demands augmenting MAC protocol has always been an open and broadened horizon for researchers.  ...  MAC layer protocols using the Orchestra scheduling algorithm: Energy-Efficient Multichannel MAC (EM-MAC) and Time-Slotted Channel Hopping (TSCH) protocols.  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijatcse/2019/6381.52019 fatcat:mum5s45qtjg6jaivhgswoaywku

A Receiver-Initiated MAC Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Tree Topology

Inhye Park, Joonhwan Yi, Hyungkeun Lee
2015 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
This paper proposes receiver-initiated X-MAC with tree topology (TRIX-MAC), an improved energy-efficient MAC protocol based on an asynchronous duty cycling for wireless sensor networks with tree topology  ...  In many sensor network applications, the data flow from source nodes to a sink forms a unidirectional tree.  ...  Meanwhile, DT-MAC [10] employs a dynamic threshold for the buffer in sensor nodes to maximize energy efficiency regardless of the network traffic condition.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/950656 fatcat:gxmrhdqzpneptp7zebthljxs2u

Receiver-initiated medium access control protocols for wireless sensor networks

Xenofon Fafoutis, Alessio Di Mauro, Madava D. Vithanage, Nicola Dragoni
2015 Computer Networks  
One of the fundamental building blocks of a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) is the Medium Access Control (MAC) protocol, that part of the system governing when and how two independent neighboring nodes activate  ...  new MAC protocols.  ...  future energy-aware wireless sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2014.11.002 fatcat:rbrjozn5b5dtle5yggubo4bdla

Low-Power Listening Goes Multi-channel

Beshr Al Nahas, Simon Duquennoy, Venkatraman Iyer, Thiemo Voigt
2014 2014 IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems  
In Wireless Sensor Networks, however, multi-channel solutions have not reached their full potential: the MAC layers included in TinyOS or the Contiki OS for example are mostly single-channel.  ...  Exploiting multiple radio channels for communication has been long known as a practical way to mitigate interference in wireless settings.  ...  In this section, we review a selected set of existing low-power multichannel MAC protocols.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dcoss.2014.33 dblp:conf/dcoss/NahasDIV14 fatcat:ehtt5kwerzgl7hht6tm5ay5nl4

Queen-MAC: A quorum-based energy-efficient medium access control protocol for wireless sensor networks

GholamHossein Ekbatanifard, Reza Monsefi, Mohammad H. Yaghmaee M., Seyed Amin Hosseini S.
2012 Computer Networks  
Major problems in the Medium Access Control (MAC) of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are: sleep/wake-up scheduling and its overhead, idle listening, collision, and the energy used for retransmission of  ...  A new quorum system, dygrid is proposed that can provide a low duty cycle, Oð1= ffiffiffi n p Þ, for adjusting wake-up times of sensor nodes.  ...  His research interest includes wireless networks, energy efficient protocols, computer network protocols, and network security.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2012.03.004 fatcat:soxnfifwsnhgrmpnlvw23o6zxm

Altruistic Backoff: Collision Avoidance for Receiver-Initiated MAC Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks

Xenofon Fafoutis, Charalampos Orfanidis, Nicola Dragoni
2014 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
In receiver-initiated medium access control (MAC) protocols for wireless sensor networks, communication is initiated by the receiver node which transmits beacons indicating its availability to receive  ...  As a result of an early backoff, senders spend less time in idle listening waiting for a beacon, thus saving significant amounts of energy.  ...  As a result, duty cycling the radio plays a fundamental role towards the realization of energy-efficient wireless sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/576401 fatcat:3mm2m52terhuxpyqfnf7qsho64
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