Presentation 2016-12-19
Implementation and Experimental Evaluation of F-RIT Low Power MAC Protocol for Wireless Smart Utility Networks
Ryota Okumura, Jun Fujiwara, Keiichi Mizutani, Hiroshi Harada,
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Abstract(in English) In wireless smart utility network (Wi-SUN) systems, terminals should be driven for a long term with their batteries because they do not have external power supplies. To reduce the power consumption of the terminals, a feathery receiver initiated transmission (F-RIT) protocol complied with IEEE 802.15.4e has been proposed as a media access control (MAC) protocol. The F-RIT protocol supports a low-power consumption operation and multi-hop transmissions. The F-RIT protocol achieves high transmission success rate on the normal operational conditions of the smart metering systems. However, a timeout problem caused by the RIT mechanism deteriorates transmission success rate under the high traffic environment. The smart metering systems may face the high traffic environment in the emergency cases. This report proposes an enhanced RIT protocol to suppresses the occurrences of the timeout problem. The proposed enhanced protocol was evaluated by not only computer simulation but also experiments using actual Wi-SUN modules under interference environment. The both evaluation results show the effectiveness of the proposed enhanced protocol, e.g. the incident rate of the timeout problem is suppressed by around 30% and over 90% transmission success rate can be achieved under the data generation rate is once every ten seconds.
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Keyword(in English) Wi-SUN / IEEE 802.15.4e / low energy / MAC protocol / RIT / F-RIT / high traffic environment
Paper # SRW2016-62
Date of Issue 2016-12-12 (SRW)

Conference Information
Committee SRW
Conference Date 2016/12/19(1days)
Place (in Japanese) (See Japanese page)
Place (in English) Tokyo City Univ., Setagaya Campus
Topics (in Japanese) (See Japanese page)
Topics (in English) WLAN, WPAN, Sensor Networks, etc.
Chair Hiroshi Harada(Kyoto Univ.)
Vice Chair Masafumi Kato(Fujitsu) / Satoshi Denno(Okayama Univ.)
Secretary Masafumi Kato(Tottori Univ.) / Satoshi Denno(NICT)
Assistant Wen Yun(Fujitsu) / Keiichi Mizutani(Kyoto Univ.)

Paper Information
Registration To Technical Committee on Short Range Wireless Communications
Language JPN
Title (in Japanese) (See Japanese page)
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Title (in English) Implementation and Experimental Evaluation of F-RIT Low Power MAC Protocol for Wireless Smart Utility Networks
Sub Title (in English) Improvement of Transmission Characteristics under High Traffic Environment
Keyword(1) Wi-SUN
Keyword(2) IEEE 802.15.4e
Keyword(3) low energy
Keyword(4) MAC protocol
Keyword(5) RIT
Keyword(6) F-RIT
Keyword(7) high traffic environment
1st Author's Name Ryota Okumura
1st Author's Affiliation Kyoto University(Kyoto Univ.)
2nd Author's Name Jun Fujiwara
2nd Author's Affiliation Kyoto University(Kyoto Univ.)
3rd Author's Name Keiichi Mizutani
3rd Author's Affiliation Kyoto University(Kyoto Univ.)
4th Author's Name Hiroshi Harada
4th Author's Affiliation Kyoto University(Kyoto Univ.)
Date 2016-12-19
Paper # SRW2016-62
Volume (vol) vol.116
Number (no) SRW-374
Page pp.pp.31-36(SRW),
#Pages 6
Date of Issue 2016-12-12 (SRW)