Low overhead routing for IEEE 802.11-based Internet-of-Things networks

Hyoung Gyu Choi, Seung Jae Han, Sunju Park

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In multihop IEEE 802.11 IoT networks, efficient routing which means high throughput and low energy consumption is a critical issue. Existing schemes oftentimes rely on explicit 'link probing' to estimate the quality of a routing path. This approach is too expensive for IoT networks, as it requires extra traffic generation. In this paper, we propose a scheme, called 'Virtual Network emulation-based Routing (VNR)'. We do not rely on 'link probing'. Instead, information is obtained by passively sniffing the ongoing traffic. The information obtained at each IoT node is collected at the IoT gateway to derive the statistical properties of the current network. On the basis of the derived properties, the status of the network is estimated, which we call VNR. This result is used to make routing decisions. We evaluate the performance of the proposed scheme via extensive simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICENCO 2017 - 13th International Computer Engineering Conference
Subtitle of host publicationBoundless Smart Societies
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781538642665
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Feb 9
Event13th International Computer Engineering Conference, ICENCO 2017 - Giza, Egypt
Duration: 2017 Dec 272017 Dec 28

Publication series

NameICENCO 2017 - 13th International Computer Engineering Conference: Boundless Smart Societies


Conference13th International Computer Engineering Conference, ICENCO 2017

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This work was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF) grants funded by the Korean government (MSIT-2016R1A2B4014505 and NRF-2014S1A3A2044046).

Publisher Copyright:
© 2017 IEEE.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications


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