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A Synchronous Engine for Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Fernando Royo
  • Teresa Olivares
  • Luis Orozco-Barbosa
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 248)

Abstract

The development and deployment of robust and highly populated Wireless Sensor Networks require addressing a wide variety of challenges. Among them, the synchronization and energy management of the nodes composing the network have been identified as two challenges to overcome. In this paper, we follow a cross-layer approach by defining a synchronous engine built across the radio, MAC and routing layers. The design of our proposal has been based on the results of our previous research efforts dealing with various experimental platforms and experimental trials.

Keywords

Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Medium Access Control Medium Access Control Protocol 
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© International Federation for Information Processing 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernando Royo
    • 1
  • Teresa Olivares
    • 1
  • Luis Orozco-Barbosa
    • 1
  1. 1.Albacete Research Institute of InformaticsUniversity of Castilla La ManchaAlbaceteSPAIN

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