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Queue backlog as a node metric for RPL protocol

Abdullah M. A, Awad and Hassan Abdalla Hashim, Aisha and Ab. Rahim, Rosminazuin (2016) Queue backlog as a node metric for RPL protocol. In: ICCCE 2016 International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering 2016, 25-27 Jul 2016, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

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The current de-facto routing protocol over WSN developed by IETF Working Group (6LOWPAN) named as Routing Protocol for Low Power and Lossy networks (RPL) [1], to enable IPv6 packets carrying over IEEE 802.4 and to empower the usage of IoT over WSN. Because of the potential large networks, number of nodes and the fact that multiple coexisting applications will be running in the same physical layer, RPL in the network layer faces throughput challenges. For the purpose of overcoming these problems many researchers focused on multipath solutions including a Back-Pressure routing protocol for data collection called BackIP [2], however it shows a superior throughput performance, BackIP have shortcomings of higher delay and limited applicability. In this paper, we introduce a node metric based on nodes Queue Backlogs for RPL protocol, which leads to better throughput performance while maintaining the delay and the ability to use with the different network applications. This metric depends on the Packet Queue length of the nodes with the consideration of other link and node metrics, like ETX or Energy usage, leading to better load balancing in the network. Moreover we discuss the needed design changes to enable our metric to perform in an efficient way. Keywords-IOT, RPL, WSN, Back Pressure, Queue Backlog, Objective Function

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Additional Information: 2523/55324
Uncontrolled Keywords: Back Pressure; IOT; Objective Function; Queue Backlog; RPL; WSN
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices > TK7885 Computer engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Aisha Hassan Abdalla Hashim
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2017 12:31
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2017 11:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/55324

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