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A Novel Addressing Scheme for PMIPv6 Based Global IP-WSNs
Department of Computer Engineering, College of Electronics and Information, Kyung Hee University, Yongin-si 446-701, Korea
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Received: 1 August 2011; in revised form: 24 August 2011 / Accepted: 25 August 2011 / Published: 29 August 2011
Abstract: IP based Wireless Sensor Networks (IP-WSNs) are being used in healthcare, home automation, industrial control and agricultural monitoring. In most of these applications global addressing of individual IP-WSN nodes and layer-three routing for mobility enabled IP-WSN with special attention to reliability, energy efficiency and end to end delay minimization are a few of the major issues to be addressed. Most of the routing protocols in WSN are based on layer-two approaches. For reliability and end to end communication enhancement the necessity of layer-three routing for IP-WSNs is generating significant attention among the research community, but due to the hurdle of maintaining routing state and other communication overhead, it was not possible to introduce a layer-three routing protocol for IP-WSNs. To address this issue we propose in this paper a global addressing scheme and layer-three based hierarchical routing protocol. The proposed addressing and routing approach focuses on all the above mentioned issues. Simulation results show that the proposed addressing and routing approach significantly enhances the reliability, energy efficiency and end to end delay minimization. We also present architecture, message formats and different routing scenarios in this paper.
Keywords: PMIPv6; IP-WSN; IETF; 6LoWPAN; IEEE 802.15.4; IP-sensor node
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Islam, M.M.; Huh, E.-N. A Novel Addressing Scheme for PMIPv6 Based Global IP-WSNs. Sensors 2011, 11, 8430-8455.
Islam MM, Huh E-N. A Novel Addressing Scheme for PMIPv6 Based Global IP-WSNs. Sensors. 2011; 11(9):8430-8455.
Islam, Md. Motaharul; Huh, Eui-Nam. 2011. "A Novel Addressing Scheme for PMIPv6 Based Global IP-WSNs." Sensors 11, no. 9: 8430-8455.