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Appl. Sci. 2017, 7(10), 1054; doi:10.3390/app7101054

A Congestion Control Strategy for Power Scale-Free Communication Network

Key Laboratory of Industrial Internet of Things & Networked Control, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Chongqing 400065, China
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Received: 17 September 2017 / Accepted: 11 October 2017 / Published: 13 October 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Distribution Power Systems)
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Abstract

The scale-free topology of power communication network leads to more data flow in less hub nodes, which can cause local congestion. Considering the differences of the nodes’ delivery capacity and cache capacity, an integrated routing based on the communication service classification is proposed to reduce network congestion. In the power communication network, packets can be classified as key operational services (I-level) and affairs management services (II-level). The shortest routing, which selects the path of the least hops, is adopted to transmit I-level packets. The load-balanced global dynamic routing, which uses the node’s queue length and delivery capacity to establish the cost function and chooses the path with minimal cost, is adopted to transmit II-level packets. The simulation results show that the integrated routing has a larger critical packet generation rate and can effectively reduce congestion. View Full-Text
Keywords: power communication network; scale-free network; local congestion; service classification; integrated routing power communication network; scale-free network; local congestion; service classification; integrated routing
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Xiang, M.; Qu, Q. A Congestion Control Strategy for Power Scale-Free Communication Network. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 1054.

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