Queuing Management in Wireless Sensor Networks for QoS Measurement


Data transmission in multimedia WSNs are required high bandwidth and reliable transfer because of large amount of data size. However, some applications of WSNs are required high quality. In this context, main factor in quality of services (QoS) metrics in WSNs becomes longevity of the network and high quality. In sensor nodes, choosing relevant transceiver and microcontroller components plays important role in assembling sensor devices, in which data controls should be designed so that packet loss is minimized. Available QoS metrics based on queuing/buffer management in wired and other wireless networks don’t applicable in WSNs because of its unique characteristics. In this paper the simplest model of QoS model-bufferless system were proposed. In the proposed model, measurement of the probability of blocking of the arrival packets was suggested by using queuing theory in order to increase QoS. Given probability of blocking (PB) illustrates clear picture how system specification should be chosen so that blocking state would be minimized.

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A. Melikov and A. Rustamov, "Queuing Management in Wireless Sensor Networks for QoS Measurement," Wireless Sensor Network, Vol. 4 No. 9, 2012, pp. 211-218. doi: 10.4236/wsn.2012.49031.

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