A Power Planning Algorithm Based on RPL for AMI Wireless Sensor Networks
AbstractThe advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) is an architecture for two-way communication between electric, gas and water meters and city utilities. The AMI network is a wireless sensor network that provides communication for metering devices in the neighborhood area of the smart grid. Recently, the applicability of a routing protocol for low-power and lossy networks (RPL) has been considered in AMI networks. Some studies in the literature have pointed out problems with RPL, including sub-optimal path selection and instability. In this paper, we defend the viewpoint that careful planning of the transmission power in wireless RPL networks can significantly reduce the pointed problems. This paper presents a method for planning the transmission power in order to assure that, after convergence, the size of the parent set of the RPL nodes is as close as possible to a predefined size. Another important feature is that all nodes in the parent set offer connectivity through links of similar quality. View Full-Text
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Miguel, M.L.F.; Jamhour, E.; Pellenz, M.E.; Penna, M.C. A Power Planning Algorithm Based on RPL for AMI Wireless Sensor Networks. Sensors 2017, 17, 679.
Miguel MLF, Jamhour E, Pellenz ME, Penna MC. A Power Planning Algorithm Based on RPL for AMI Wireless Sensor Networks. Sensors. 2017; 17(4):679.Chicago/Turabian Style
Miguel, Marcio L.F.; Jamhour, Edgard; Pellenz, Marcelo E.; Penna, Manoel C. 2017. "A Power Planning Algorithm Based on RPL for AMI Wireless Sensor Networks." Sensors 17, no. 4: 679.
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