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Experimental validation of opportunistic direct interconnection between different wireless sensor networks

Singhanat, Krongboon, Harris, Nicholas and Merrett, Geoff (2016) Experimental validation of opportunistic direct interconnection between different wireless sensor networks In 2016 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium (SAS). IEEE. 6 pp.

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Cooperation between Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) is needed in order to fully realise the vision for the Internet of Things (IoT). As endeavours towards IoT continue, compatibility and interoperability between distinctive networks in WSNs becomes crucial. However, considering the wide range of WSN applications, heterogeneity in the platforms and communication protocols in use is potentially unavoidable. To help integrate WSNs with IoT, this research studies a framework to enable Opportunistic Direct Interconnection (ODI) between distinctive WSNs. The interconnection of different WSNs, using different internal communication protocols, are practically validated with empirical experiments. ODI involves the addition of a lightweight shared protocol for interconnection between WSNs. The implementation confirms the feasibility of ODI as a practically obtainable system, and quantifies the low overheads in terms of memory and energy.

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e-pub ahead of print date: April 2016
Published date: April 2016
Venue - Dates: 2016 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium (SAS) (SAS 2016), Italy, 2016-04-20 - 2016-04-22
Keywords: multi-domain sensor networks, cooperation, wireless sensor networks, multi-protocol
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science, Electronic & Software Systems, EEE


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PURE UUID: ecb9d2f6-8824-43b7-8610-19a01e2501bf
ORCID for Nicholas Harris: ORCID iD
ORCID for Geoff Merrett: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 26 Feb 2016 11:36
Last modified: 15 Oct 2017 21:10

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Author: Krongboon Singhanat
Author: Nicholas Harris ORCID iD
Author: Geoff Merrett ORCID iD

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