Convergecast in a TSCH Network Under a Physical Interference Model

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11803)


We describe a distributed algorithm to build a convergecast tree and a corresponding schedule for a given wireless network executing under Time Slotted Channel Hopping (TSCH). TSCH is one of the modes of operation defined in IEEE 802.15.4e and is the communication basis of current industrial wireless networks standards and the Internet of Things. In particular, the algorithm we describe is efficient, scalable, provides deterministic communication (no collisions) and is based on the Signal-to-Interference-plus-Noise-Ratio (SINR) model, currently considered the most appropriate to develop and analyze algorithms for wireless networks when interference is taken into consideration.



This work is based on previous related work developed in cooperation with Prof. Dariusz Kowalski from the University of Liverpool, UK. This work was partially supported by the UFBA CAPES Print Program (Edital 002 2019 Print UFBA).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information SystemsUFS - Federal University of SergipeItabaianaBrazil
  2. 2.LaSiD - Distributed Systems Laboratory Graduate Program on MechatronicsUFBA - Federal University of BahiaSalvadorBrazil

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