Low-cost Device Implementation of a Topology Independent MAC (TiMAC) Policy (bibtex)
by Asterios Papamichail, Vasileios Dragonas, George Koufoudakis, Konstantinos Oikonomou, Georgios Tsoumanis, Ioannis Stavrakakis
Abstract:
The emerging new paradigm under the upcoming 5G communication paradigm is expected to support the multitudes of low-cost devices and an all-increasing number of new applications. Considering time-constrained applications (e.g., safety applications in vehicular networks) TDMA-based medium access control (MAC) policies, like those independent of the underlying topology (e.g., TiMAC) need to be revisited and now implemented in already existing low-cost devices. For these purposes, here TiMAC is considered and it is implemented in low-cost devices using 433 MHz RF modules. Even though at this stage the implementation is limited by synchronization issues and a small number of nodes, the obtained experimental results demonstrate the potential for employing TDMA-based MAC policies for safety applications in low-cost devices.
Reference:
Asterios Papamichail, Vasileios Dragonas, George Koufoudakis, Konstantinos Oikonomou, Georgios Tsoumanis, Ioannis Stavrakakis, "Low-cost Device Implementation of a Topology Independent MAC (TiMAC) Policy", In Third International Balkan Conference on Communications and Networking 2019 (BalkanCom'19), Skopje, North Macedonia, 2019. ([pdf])
Bibtex Entry:
@inproceedings{papamichail2019lowcost,
	Abstract = {The emerging new paradigm under the upcoming 5G communication paradigm is
expected to support the multitudes of low-cost devices and an
all-increasing number of new applications. Considering time-constrained
applications (e.g., safety applications in vehicular networks) TDMA-based
medium access control (MAC) policies, like those independent of the
underlying topology (e.g., TiMAC) need to be revisited and now implemented
in already existing low-cost devices. For these purposes, here TiMAC is
considered and it is implemented in low-cost devices using 433 MHz RF
modules. Even though at this stage the implementation is limited by
synchronization issues and a small number of nodes, the obtained
experimental results demonstrate the potential for employing TDMA-based MAC
policies for safety applications in low-cost devices.},
	Address = {Skopje, North Macedonia},
	Author = {Asterios Papamichail and Vasileios Dragonas and George Koufoudakis and Konstantinos Oikonomou and Georgios Tsoumanis and Ioannis Stavrakakis},
	Booktitle = {Third International Balkan Conference on Communications and Networking 2019 (BalkanCom'19)},
	Comment = {<a href="./MyPublications/papamichail2019lowcost.pdf">[pdf]</a>},
	Days = {9},
	Keywords = {own, refereed, olinet},
	Month = {jun},
	Title = {{{Low-cost Device Implementation of a Topology Independent {MAC} {(TiMAC)} Policy}}},
	Year = {2019}}
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