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A novel spiral backoff mechanism for wireless sensor networks MAC protocol in smart grid system

Ahmed, Musse Mohamud and Bari, S.M. Sadakatul (2015) A novel spiral backoff mechanism for wireless sensor networks MAC protocol in smart grid system. In: 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT), 18th-20th Feb. 2015, Washington.

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Wireless sensor networks are considered as the enabling technology for multiple smart grid applications such as remote metering, direct load control, renewable energy integration, substation monitoring etc. The IEEE 802.15.4 standard provides a basic foundation by defining the physical and MAC layer of the low power wireless sensor network. Carrier Sense Multiple Access-Collision Avoidance (CSMA-CA) with binary exponential backoff (BEB) algorithm is used as a technique to share the common wireless medium and avoids collision among the contending sensor nodes. However, this binary exponential algorithm does not account the application of traffic characteristics that essentially negatively affects the smart grid network performances in terms of packet delivery ratio and the time delay. In this paper, a novel spiral backoff mechanism is proposed that has considered the applications of traffic type to improve the network performances. Simulation results show that proposed spiral backoff algorithm reduces the end-to-end delay and increases packet delivery ratio (PDR) for the smart grid wireless sensor networks.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 6170/40082
Uncontrolled Keywords: Smart Grid; Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs); IEEE 802.15.4; MAC protocol; Spiral Backoff Algorithm
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Assoc. Professor Musse Ahmed
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2016 10:37
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2017 12:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/40082

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