Evaluation of RPL-compliant routing solutions in real-life WSNs
Technological Educational Institute of Sterea Ellada, Electrical Engineering Department, Psachna 34400, Greece
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Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) applications continue to expand and already cover almost all our daily activities improving from security and environmental efficiency to gaming experience. The diverse applications running on top of WSNs have led to the design of an immense number of routing protocols. Few years ago, the IETF standardized the IPv6 routing protocol for low-power and lossy networks (RPL) which is based on routing metrics to build communication paths between a source and the destination node. While significant efforts have focused on the design of routing metrics that satisfy the various applications, limited work has been reported on validating their performance using real-life motes. In this paper, we focus on validating the simulation results (obtained through the JSim simulator) using TelosB motes for a set of routing metrics that have been proposed in our previous articles.
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