Chapter 7. MAC Protocols

  1. Mauri Kuorilehto,
  2. Mikko Kohvakka,
  3. Jukka Suhonen,
  4. Panu Hämäläinen,
  5. Marko Hännikäinen and
  6. Timo D. Hämäläinen

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470516805.ch7

Ultra-Low Energy Wireless Sensor Networks in Practice: Theory, Realization and Deployment

Ultra-Low Energy Wireless Sensor Networks in Practice: Theory, Realization and Deployment

How to Cite

Kuorilehto, M., Kohvakka, M., Suhonen, J., Hämäläinen, P., Hännikäinen, M. and Hämäläinen, T. D. (2007) MAC Protocols, in Ultra-Low Energy Wireless Sensor Networks in Practice: Theory, Realization and Deployment, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470516805.ch7

Author Information

  1. Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057865

Online ISBN: 9780470516805

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Keywords:

  • communication protocol stack;
  • communication protocol level;
  • radio transmissions and receptions;
  • network performance and energy consumption;
  • source-to-sink latency;
  • antenna radiation patterns;
  • low energy hops;
  • transmission power level;
  • low-power transceivers;
  • wireless broadcast medium

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Requirements

  • General MAC Approaches

  • WSN MAC Protocols