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Performance Evaluation the 6top Protocol and Analysis of its Interplay with Routing
Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (2017, Hong Kong, China)
  • F. Righetti
  • Carlo Vallati
  • Giuseppe Anastasi
  • Sajal K. Das, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Abstract

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) will represent a crucial enabling technology to interconnect sensors and actuators in future smart cities. Since many applications will demand for reliable and low-latency communication, current standardization efforts are focusing in the definition of novel wireless standard architectures, e.g., the 6TiSCH architecture, to improve reliability and introduce support for quality of service. In this paper, we evaluate the performance of the 6TiSCH architecture during the initial network formation. Specifically, the performance of the 6top protocol, defined in 6TiSCH for distributed negotiation of resources, is evaluated. Simulations highlighted how the initial negotiation of resources is influenced by the routing protocol and the link-quality estimation mechanism adopted. The performance evaluation allowed to draw a set of guidelines for network configuration to guarantee the reliability of the initial allocation of resources.

Meeting Name
2017 IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing, SMARTCOMP 2017 (2017: May 29-31, Hong Kong, China)
Department(s)
Computer Science
Keywords and Phrases
  • Low power electronics,
  • Network architecture,
  • Quality of service,
  • Reliability,
  • Routing protocols,
  • Smart city,
  • 6TiSCH,
  • 6top,
  • Distributed negotiations,
  • Link quality estimations,
  • Low Power,
  • Low-latency communication,
  • Network configuration,
  • Wireless sensor networks (WSNs),
  • IPv6 Routing Protocol for Low-Power and Lossy Networks(RPL),
  • Network Bootstrap
International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
978-1-5090-6517-2
Document Type
Article - Conference proceedings
Document Version
Citation
File Type
text
Language(s)
English
Rights
© 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.
Publication Date
5-1-2017
Disciplines
Citation Information
F. Righetti, Carlo Vallati, Giuseppe Anastasi and Sajal K. Das. "Performance Evaluation the 6top Protocol and Analysis of its Interplay with Routing" Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (2017, Hong Kong, China) (2017)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sajal-das/101/