Title

An architecture for (m, k)-firm real-time streams in wireless sensor networks

Source of Publication

Wireless Networks

Abstract

© 2015, Springer Science+Business Media New York. Despite increasing demand of application specific requirements in wireless sensor networks, lots of research is still going on under assumption of general requirement without considering specific traffic model as well as several constraints. To address this issue, we have already introduced a new real-time application with (m, k)-firm model and developed communication protocols for multimedia sensor networks. But, scalability problem and lack of architecture for (m, k)-firm stream are major research challenges that remain unsolved. Based on corresponding demands, in this paper, we propose a new integrated architecture for (m, k)-firm stream in wireless sensor networks with following functions, that is, flow aggregation based on compositional hierarchical model, velocity based routing protocol, hybrid medium access control protocol, and congestion control scheme. Simulation results are given to prove the suitability of the architecture and performance improvement under several scenarios.

Document Type

Article

First Page

69

Last Page

81

Publication Date

1-1-2016

DOI

10.1007/s11276-015-0953-9

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