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SERAN: a protocol for clustered WSNs in industrial control and automation
KTH, School of Electrical Engineering (EES), Automatic Control. KTH, School of Electrical Engineering (EES), Centres, ACCESS Linnaeus Centre.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9810-3478
2009 (English)In: 2009 6th IEEE Annual Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks Workshops, 2009, Vol. SECON Workshops 2009, 236-238 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

A system level design methodology for clustered wireless sensor networks based on a semi-random communication protocol called SERAN is presented. The protocol is grounded on a mathematical model that allows to optimize the protocol parameters, and a network initialization and maintenance procedure. SERAN is a two-layer (routing and MAC) protocol. At both layers, SERAN combines a randomized and a deterministic approach. While the randomized component provides robustness over unreliable channels, the deterministic component avoids an explosion of packet collisions and allows our protocol to scale with network size. The combined result is a high reliability and major energy savings when dense clusters are used. Our solution is based on a mathematical model that characterizes performance accurately without resorting to extensive simulations. Thanks to this model, the user needs only to specify the application requirements in terms of end-to-end packet delay and packet loss probability, select the intended hardware platform, and the protocol parameters are set automatically to satisfy latency requirements and optimize for energy consumption.

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2009. Vol. SECON Workshops 2009, 236-238 p.
Keyword [en]
Industrial wireless, Wireless protocol, Wireless sensor network, Application requirements, Clustered wireless sensor networks, Dense clusters, Deterministic approach, Deterministic component, Energy consumption, Energy saving, Extensive simulations, Hardware platform, High reliability, Industrial controls, Maintenance procedures, Network initialization, Network size, Packet collisions, Packet delay, Packet loss probability, Protocol parameters, Semi-random, System level design, Two layers, Unreliable channels, User need, Ad hoc networks, Communication, Energy conservation, Mathematical models, Network protocols, Packet networks, Routing protocols, Sensor networks, Simulators, Technical presentations, Wireless telecommunication systems, Wireless sensor networks
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Control Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-28508DOI: 10.1109/SAHCNW.2009.5172963ISI: 000274327300054ScopusID: 2-s2.0-71049182226ISBN: 978-1-4244-3938-6OAI: diva2:390768
6th Annual IEEE-Communications-Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Network (SECON 2009) Rome, ITALY, JUN 22-26, 2009
QC 20110124Available from: 2011-01-24 Created: 2011-01-14 Last updated: 2011-01-24Bibliographically approved

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