Group-mobility predictive location-based beacon scheduling in ZigBee cluster-tree networks

Su Haoru, Heungwoo Nam, Sunshin An

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Abstract

The standardized IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee protocol stack offers great potentials for ubiquitous and pervasive computing. One of its open and ambiguous issues is how to build a synchronized cluster-tree network, which sometimes suffer from beacon collisions. The purpose of this paper is to overcome this problem by proposing a group-mobility predictive location-based beacon scheduling scheme. In many exiting applications, group movement of sensor nodes is one of the features. Group mobility model is used to represent the relationship among nodes. Utilizing the current locations and group mobility model, future locations of cluster headers are predicted. Based on the predictive locations, beacon frames are scheduled to avoid collisions. According to the simulation results, the proposed scheme provides a better network performance than the conventional approaches.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2011 International Conference on Mobile IT-Convergence, ICMIC 2011
Pages87-90
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event2011 International Conference on Mobile IT-Convergence, ICMIC 2011 - Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2011 Sep 262011 Sep 28

Publication series

NameProceedings - 2011 International Conference on Mobile IT-Convergence, ICMIC 2011

Other

Other2011 International Conference on Mobile IT-Convergence, ICMIC 2011
CountryKorea, Republic of
CityGumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Period11/9/2611/9/28

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Communication

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    Haoru, S., Nam, H., & An, S. (2011). Group-mobility predictive location-based beacon scheduling in ZigBee cluster-tree networks. In Proceedings - 2011 International Conference on Mobile IT-Convergence, ICMIC 2011 (pp. 87-90). [6061532] (Proceedings - 2011 International Conference on Mobile IT-Convergence, ICMIC 2011).