A Proposal for IoT Dynamic Routes Selection Based on Contextual Information
AbstractThe Internet of Things (IoT) is based on interconnection of intelligent and addressable devices, allowing their autonomy and proactive behavior with Internet connectivity. Data dissemination in IoT usually depends on the application and requires context-aware routing protocols that must include auto-configuration features (which adapt the behavior of the network at runtime, based on context information). This paper proposes an approach for IoT route selection using fuzzy logic in order to attain the requirements of specific applications. In this case, fuzzy logic is used to translate in math terms the imprecise information expressed by a set of linguistic rules. For this purpose, four Objective Functions (OFs) are proposed for the Routing Protocol for Low Power and Loss Networks (RPL); such OFs are dynamically selected based on context information. The aforementioned OFs are generated from the fusion of the following metrics: Expected Transmission Count (ETX), Number of Hops (NH) and Energy Consumed (EC). The experiments performed through simulation, associated with the statistical data analysis, conclude that this proposal provides high reliability by successfully delivering nearly 100% of data packets, low delay for data delivery and increase in QoS. In addition, an 30% improvement is attained in the network life time when using one of proposed objective function, keeping the devices alive for longer duration. View Full-Text
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Araújo, H.S.; Filho, R.H.; Rodrigues, J.J.P.C.; Rabelo, R.A.L.; Sousa, N.C.; Filho, J.C.C.L.S.; Sobral, J.V.V. A Proposal for IoT Dynamic Routes Selection Based on Contextual Information. Sensors 2018, 18, 353.
Araújo HS, Filho RH, Rodrigues JJPC, Rabelo RAL, Sousa NC, Filho JCCLS, Sobral JVV. A Proposal for IoT Dynamic Routes Selection Based on Contextual Information. Sensors. 2018; 18(2):353.Chicago/Turabian Style
Araújo, Harilton S.; Filho, Raimir H.; Rodrigues, Joel J.P.C.; Rabelo, Ricardo A.L.; Sousa, Natanael C.; Filho, José C.C.L.S.; Sobral, José V.V. 2018. "A Proposal for IoT Dynamic Routes Selection Based on Contextual Information." Sensors 18, no. 2: 353.
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