Optimizing sleeping intervals in preamble sampling MAC for WSNs

Conference: KiVS 2007 - Kommunikation in Verteilten Systemen - 15. ITG/GI-Fachtagung
02/26/2007 - 03/02/2007 at Bern, Schweiz

Proceedings: KiVS 2007

Pages: 6Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Karl, Holger (UniversitÄat Paderborn, Computer Networks group)

Preamble sampling is a popular mechanism in WSN MAC protocols. This paper optimizes the energy consumption by adjusting the preamble length to a known or estimated, possibly varying event rate.