Congestion in Wireless Networks - A Study

Authors(1) :-P. Neelakantan

One of the major problems in wireless networks is congestion and it occurs in all kinds of communication networks. The congestion in the wireless sensor network causes loss of packets and shortens the lifetime of the sensor nodes in the network. The packets will be retransmitted that were lost during congestion in the network consumes more energy of the sensor nodes and it results in reducing the throughput of the network. Controlling congestion in wireless sensor networks is necessary to sustain network lifetime and to achieve high-energy efficiency, packet loss ratio and channel utilization. The deployments of sensor nodes depend on the environment and on the application. In this paper, priority aware control method is proposed to extend the battery life of the sensor nodes as well as to improve the channel utilization and packet loss ratio.

Authors and Affiliations

P. Neelakantan
Department of Computer Science and Wngineering, VNR VJIET, Hyderabad, India

Wireless Sensor Networks, Congestion, Priority, Packets, Retransmission

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 802-809
Manuscript Number : CSEIT1725187
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

P. Neelakantan, "Congestion in Wireless Networks - A Study", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.802-809, September-October-2017.
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