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A MAC Protocol for Industrial Process Automation and Control

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster


Publication date02/2010
<mark>Original language</mark>English


ConferenceProceedings of the 7th IEEE European Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN2010), Coimbra, Portubgal
Period1/01/00 → …


Industrial process automation and control is a promising application domain of wireless sensor and actuator networks (WSAN). This type of application requires reliable and timely data delivery which is inherently difficult to achieve in wireless communication. In this paper, we present a MAC protocol for the aforementioned application domain. The protocol excels in simplicity compared with WirelessHART standard as no central network management is needed.