Blind Cooperative Routing for Scalable and Energy-Efficient Internet of Things
KAUST DepartmentComputer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division
Electrical Engineering Program
Online Publication Date2016-02-26
Print Publication Date2015-12
Permanent link to this recordhttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/621242
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AbstractMultihop networking is promoted in this paper for energy-efficient and highly-scalable Internet of Things (IoT). Recognizing concerns related to the scalability of classical multihop routing and medium access techniques, the use of blind cooperation in conjunction with multihop communications is advocated herewith. Blind cooperation however is actually shown to be inefficient unless power control is applied. Inefficiency in this paper is projected in terms of the transport rate normalized to energy consumption. To that end, an uncoordinated power control mechanism is proposed whereby each device in a blind cooperative cluster randomly adjusts its transmit power level. An upper bound is derived for the mean transmit power that must be observed at each device. Finally, the uncoordinated power control mechanism is demonstrated to consistently outperform the simple point-to-point routing case. © 2015 IEEE.
CitationBader A, Alouini M-S (2015) Blind Cooperative Routing for Scalable and Energy-Efficient Internet of Things. 2015 IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps). Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/GLOCOMW.2015.7414088.
Conference/Event nameIEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2015