Implementation of an On-Demand Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

Y. Zhang, W.J. Wu Jian, Paul J.M. Havinga

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    Abstract

    We present our experiences in implementing and validating the on-demand EYES Source Routing protocol (ESR) in a real wireless sensor network (WSN) environment. ESR has a fast recovery mechanism relying on MAC layer feedback to overcome frequent network topology changes resulting from node mobility and unreliability. A geographically restricted directional flooding scheme reduces energy consumption in the route re-establishment. ESR is implemented in our WSN environment consisting of EYES sensor node prototypes using the Lightweight Medium Access Control protocol (LMAC) on top of the AmbientRT operating system. We describe the key design and implementation features of our protocol and report experiment results of ESR and Ad hoc On-demand Distance Vector protocol (AODV), a conventional routing protocol for ad hoc networks.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication13th International Conference on Telecommunications
    Place of PublicationPortugal
    PublisherIEEE Portugal Section
    Pages1-4
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)972-98368-4-1
    Publication statusPublished - 12 May 2006
    Event13th International Conference on Telecommunications, ICT 2006 - Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal
    Duration: 9 May 200612 May 2006
    Conference number: 13

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherIEEE Portugal Section
    Numbersuppl 2

    Conference

    Conference13th International Conference on Telecommunications, ICT 2006
    Abbreviated titleICT
    CountryPortugal
    CityFunchal, Madeira Island
    Period9/05/0612/05/06

    Keywords

    • CAES-PS: Pervasive Systems
    • METIS-237788
    • EWI-8561
    • EC Grant Agreement nr.: FP5/34734
    • IR-66725

    Cite this

    Zhang, Y., Wu Jian, W. J., & Havinga, P. J. M. (2006). Implementation of an On-Demand Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks. In 13th International Conference on Telecommunications (pp. 1-4). Portugal: IEEE Portugal Section.