Efficiency of Retransmission in Sensor Networks

We consider a wireless sensor network (WSN) intended for periodic collection of data from sensors. Loss of messages is allowed. A protocol with retransmission of messages is proposed to minimize the loss of individual sensor readings. The protocol has been tested on a benchtop WSN constructed using Arduino Nano microcontroller boards and NRF24L01 transceivers. Natural experiments have shown that the proposed protocol indeed ensures a low frequency of lost messages in the collected data.

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Correspondence to I. M. Nikol’skii.

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Translated from Prikladnaya Matematika i Informatika, No. 64, 2020, pp. 47–54.

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Nikol’skii, I.M., Furmanov, K.K. Efficiency of Retransmission in Sensor Networks. Comput Math Model 31, 471–476 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10598-021-09508-z

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Keywords

  • wireless sensor networks
  • message loss
  • modeling
  • protocol
  • Arduino