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Implementation of a Deterministic Wireless Sensor Network

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Publication date01/2008
<mark>Original language</mark>English


ConferenceProceedings of the 5th IEEE European Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN2008), Bologna, Italy
Period1/01/00 → …


Currently, wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are not used in application scenarios that require timely reaction to sensor data for two main reasons. First, there is no exact method to dimension a wireless sensor network before deployment such that both delay and reliability are guaranteed. Second, most existing network components aim to be energy efficient while a few aim to minimize delay. However, none have considered a deterministic performance regarding both delay and reliability. Given the required message transfer delay D and reliability R, our proposed framework can dimension and then operate a WSN to satisfy these requirements.