Analysis of MAC protocols for Underwater Acoustic Data Networks

H. Doukkali, L. Nuaymi
2005 IEEE 61st Vehicular Technology Conference  
This paper presents a state of art of existing Underwater Acoustic Networks. We study specifically the Media Access Control (MAC) Protocol design of research work done in this field. A comparison of different protocols is presented according to several criteria: propagation delay, node connectivity and energy consumption. This comparison allows us to present some ideas for a new design of a MAC Underwater Acoustic protocol.
doi:10.1109/vetecs.2005.1543520 fatcat:ykekkcdmiba6dftqjilnmsrq6e