Analysis of Cooperative Power Saving Strategies with NetLogo

  • Federico Albiero
  • Frank H. P. Fitzek
  • Marcos D. Katz

After a detailed introduction to NetLogo programming language, given in the previous chapter, here we aim to present and discuss some results obtained with this tool. Our focus is a model for analyzing cooperative power saving strategies in a mobile wireless network. The promising outcomes of the simulation in terms of highly reduced power consumption underline both the success of cooperative strategies for a specific fundamental network application and the effectiveness of using NetLogo agent-based approach for modeling decentralized communication systems.

Keywords

Microwave 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Federico Albiero
    • 1
  • Frank H. P. Fitzek
    • 2
  • Marcos D. Katz
    • 1
  1. 1.VTT Technical Research Centre of FinlandFinland
  2. 2.Department of Electronic SystemsAalborg UniversityDenmark

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