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Time delay characteristic of industrial wireless networks based on IEEE 802.15.4a

Li, TT and Jia, TG and Fei, MR and Hu, HS (2011) 'Time delay characteristic of industrial wireless networks based on IEEE 802.15.4a.' International Journal of Automation and Computing, 8 (2). 170 - 176. ISSN 1476-8186

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Abstract

The IEEE 802.15.4a standard provides a framework for low-data-rate communication systems, typically sensor networks. In this paper, we established a realistic environment for the time delay characteristic of industrial network based on IEEE 802.15.4a. Several sets of practical experiments are conducted to study its various features, including the effects of 1) numeral wireless nodes, 2) numeral data packets, 3) data transmissions with different upper-layer protocols, 4) physical distance between nodes, and 5) adding and reducing the number of the wireless nodes. The results show that IEEE 802. 15. 4a is suitable for some industrial applications that have more relaxed throughput requirements and time-delay. Some issues that could degrade the network performance are also discussed. © 2011 Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
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Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2015 15:43
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 00:17
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/9102

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