Multi-hop RFID wake-up radio : design, evaluation and energy tradeoffs

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dc.contributor.author Jurdak, Raja
dc.contributor.author Ruzzelli, Antonio G.
dc.contributor.author O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-18T14:06:56Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-18T14:06:56Z
dc.date.copyright 2008, IEEE en
dc.date.issued 2008-08
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4244-2390-3
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1201
dc.description 17th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2008), August 3rd - 7th , 2008, St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands en
dc.description.abstract Energy efficiency is a central challenge in battery operated sensor networks. Current energy-efficient mechanisms employ either duty cycling, which reduces idle listening but does not eliminate it, or low power wake-up radio, which adds complexity and cost to the sensor platform. In this paper, we propose a novel mechanism called RFIDImpulse that uses RFID technology as an out-of-band wake-up channel for sensor networks. RFIDImpulse is an on-demand mechanism that enables nodes to sleep until they have to send or receive packets. It relies on IEEE 802.15.4 radio to emulate an RFID reader at a sender node, and on an off-the-shelf RFID tag attached to the external interrupt pin of each sensor node. The sender can simply activate the receiver’s tag before sending it data packets. This setup enables both radio and microcontroller to go into deep sleep mode until they need to be active. We develop an analytical model to evaluate the energy tradeoffs of RFIDImpulse, and then evaluate the mechanism against BMAC and IEEE 802.15.4 in high and low traffic scenarios. The results confirm that RFIDImpulse reduces the energy consumption relative to both protocols for low and medium traffic scenarios, and they reveal the thresholds for adaptive activation of RFIDImpulse based on traffic load. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.format.extent 272142 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IEEE Press en
dc.relation.ispartof 2008 Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2008) en
dc.subject.lcsh Sensor networks--Energy consumption en
dc.subject.lcsh Radio frequency identification systems en
dc.subject.lcsh Telecommunication--Traffic en
dc.title Multi-hop RFID wake-up radio : design, evaluation and energy tradeoffs en
dc.type Conference Publication en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCCN.2008.ECP.124 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/ICCCN.2008.ECP.124
dc.neeo.contributor Jurdak|Raja|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor O'Hare|G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Ruzzelli|Antonio G.|aut|


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