Burst Traffic Awareness WRR Scheduling Algorithm in Wide Area Network for Smart Grid

  • Xin Tan
  • Xiaohui LiEmail author
  • Zhenxing Liu
  • Yuemin Ding
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 312)


Smart grid achieves optimal management of the entire power system operation by constant monitoring and rapid demand response (DR) for power supply-demand balance. Constantly monitoring the system state realized by Wide Area Measurement Systems (WAMS) provides a global view of the power grid. With a global view of the grid, Wide Area Control (WAC) generated DR command to improve the stability of power systems. When the regular monitoring data flow and the sudden DR data coexist, the suddenness of the demand response may result in delay or loss of the data packet due to uneven resource allocation when the network communication resources are limited, thereby affecting the accuracy of the power system state estimation. To solve this problem, this paper proposes a burst traffic perception weighted round robin algorithm (BTAWRR). The proposed algorithm defines the weight of the cyclic scheduling according to the periodicity of the monitoring data and the suddenness of the demand response. Then it adopts the iterative cyclic scheduling to adjust the transmission of data packets in time by adaptively sensing the changes of the traffic flow. The simulation results show that the proposed algorithm can effectively reduce the scheduling delay and packet loss rate when the two data coexist, and improve the throughput, which is beneficial to ensure the stability of the smart grid.


Burst traffic Scheduling algorithm Weight Monitoring data Demand response 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of information Science and EngineeringWuhan University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina
  2. 2.School of Computer Science and EngineeringTianjin University of TechnologyTianjinChina

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