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Traffic aware wireless sensor networks MAC protocol for smart grid applications using spiral backoff mechanism

Ahmed, Musse Mohamud and S. M., Sadakatul Bari and Habaebi, Mohamed Hadi and Khan, Sheroz and Anwar, Farhat (2014) Traffic aware wireless sensor networks MAC protocol for smart grid applications using spiral backoff mechanism. In: 5th International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE2014), 23rd-25th September 2014, Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Smart grid is an innovative electrical power delivery networks which integrate distributed renewable energy sources and electric vehicles with the main power grid. Smart grid employs communication network to automate the generation, transmission and distribution and collect metering information from different parts of the grid and the customers to optimize energy distribution and consumption. Moreover, Distribution automation, Demand-Response (DR) and Direct Load Control (DLC) are applied to reduce the consumption of electricity during peak hours. However, it requires a robust, reliable communication network to facilitate real time data exchange between the utility gateway and smart meters of the customer premises. IEEE 802.15.4 standard provides a low cost, low power WSNs solution for smart grid communication networks. The IEEE 802.15.4 standard uses slotted Carrier Sense Multiple Access-Collision Avoidance (CSMA-CA) with binary exponential backoff algorithm (BEB) to avoid collision between the sensor nodes. However, BEB does not consider the s requirement which degrade the smart grid network performance. In this paper, a traffic aware spiral backoff mechanism is proposed to improve the network performance. Simulation results show that proposed spiral backoff algorithm reduces the end-to-end delay and increase packet delivery ratio (PDR) for real time data.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 6172/41078 (ISBN: 978-1-4799-7635-5, DOI: 10.1109/ICCCE.2014.94)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Smart Grid; Wireless Sensor Network; IEEE 802.15.4; MAC protocol; Spiral Backoff Algorithm
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunication. Including telegraphy, radio, radar, television
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Mohamed Hadi Habaebi
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2015 10:38
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017 17:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/41078

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