SNP (Sensor Node Profile) for channel management in 802.15.4 networks

Saeyoung Ahn, Sun-Shin An

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We define the term sensor node profile (SNP) in IEEE 802.15.4, which considers the transmitting data type as well as a variety of nodal characteristics which are able to manage the channels of each node by using the SNP. Through the use of the SNP the nodes are able to maximize the channel resource usage, which could form the basis of algorithms that can provide the required Quality of Service (QoS).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1159-1162
Number of pages4
JournalIEICE Transactions on Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2010 May 10


  • 802.15.4
  • Channel management
  • FCFS
  • GTS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Software

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