Energy Efficient Light Routing in Utility Network

  • Rosario CulmoneEmail author
  • Fabio PagnottaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 927)


Nowadays, automatic meter reading is an essential technology for customers and providers. The meter communication infrastructure is frequently subject to interference and is composed of nodes with limited memory and processing capability. These limitations make the development of routing protocols a challenging task. We propose a new centralised reliable protocol based on European M-Bus [EN13757] that uses a distributed cache with a master/slave model. This reduces the network overhead while keeping a good throughput. We have validate our protocol by considering a network with white Gaussian noise and binary symmetric channels. The simulation shows a reduced fault while keeping a good throughput and low power consumption.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of CamerinoCamerinoItaly

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