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Optimization of IEEE 802.15.4 : overview, theoretical study and simulation

Khssibi, Sabri and Van den Bossche, Adrien and Val, Thierry and Idoudi, Hanen and Azzouz Saidane, Leila Optimization of IEEE 802.15.4 : overview, theoretical study and simulation. ( In Press: 2014) International Journal of Information and Communication Technology, vol. 1. PP. 1-17. ISSN 1466-6642

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Abstract

In this paper we study, through theoretical analysis and simulation, the impact of Beacon Order (BO) and Superframe Order (SO) parameters of IEEE 802.15.4 on the networks performance and we investigate their optimal values for different classes of traffic. The traffic is dimensioned according to the requirements of the CANet project in which a cane becomes a mean of communication and a surveillance system embedding several sensors to monitor the elderly health and environment(voice, pressure, temperature, etc.). The cane's sensors impose different QoS constraints. Depending on the expected throughput, a sensor's traffic will fall within one of three classes that we defined. Therefore, in order to ease the understanding of our optimization, we introduce a classification scheme which applies to the existing quality of service algorithms. We derive by theoretical study the optimal values of BO and SO that should be used to fit each traffic class QoS requirements and we validate our results by simulation.

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Additional Information:Thanks to Inderscience editor. The definitive version is available at http://www.inderscience.com The original PDF of the article can be found at International Journal of Information and Communication Technology website ; Special Issue on : "Advanced Technologies for Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs): http://www.inderscience.com/info/ingeneral/forthcoming.php?jcode=ijict
Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
Other partners > Université de la Manouba - UMA (TUNISIA)
Université de Toulouse > Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III - UPS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université de Toulouse I-Sciences Sociales - UT1 (FRANCE)
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