1 Department of Electronic Systems, The Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Aalborg University, VBN2 The Faculty of Engineering and Science (TECH), Aalborg University, VBN3 Networking and Security, The Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Aalborg University, VBN4 unknown
Industrial and safety-critical applications pose strict requirements for timeliness and reliability for the communication solution. Thereby the use of off-the-shelf (OTS) wireless communication technologies can be attractive to achieve low cost and easy deployment. This paper presents and analyses a protocol and its analytical model, enabling to configure for explicit timeliness and message reliability requirements under different link technologies and conditions. We assess the timing behavior and reliability properties studying a scenario of distributing safety-critical alerts. Our evaluation covers selfdeployed networks based on 868 MHz XBee communication and EDGE/UMTS cellular infrastructure networks. Link measurements are conducted using OTS components. The experimental tests show good results for the considered long-range practical scenarios, supporting our approach of using an analytical model and link measurements to contribute to a (self-)configurable timed reliable protocol deployed on multiple technologies.
Ieee Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 2013, p. 4736-4741
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