Zhang, L.; Cai, Z.; Li, P.; Wang, X. Spectrum-Availability Based Routing for Cognitive Sensor Networks. Preprints2016, 2016100032. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints201610.0032.v1
Zhang, L., Cai, Z., Li, P., & Wang, X. (2016). Spectrum-Availability Based Routing for Cognitive Sensor Networks. Preprints. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints201610.0032.v1
Zhang, L., Peng Li and Xiaoming Wang. 2016 "Spectrum-Availability Based Routing for Cognitive Sensor Networks" Preprints. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints201610.0032.v1
The widespread proliferation of sensor nodes in the era of Internet of Things (IoT) coupled with increasing usage of wireless spectrums especially the ISM band makes it difficult to deploy real-life IoT. Currently, the cognitive radio technology enables sensor nodes communicate with each other through the licensed spectrum bands as well as the free ISM bands. Cognitive radio networks (CRSNs) are considered as a promising solution to the problem of spectrum under utilization and artificial radio spectrum scarcity. The paradigm of dynamic spectrum access allows secondary users (SUs) to utilize wireless spectrum resources which belong to primary users (PUs) with minimal interference to PUs. Due to the dynamic spectrum availability and quality, routing for SUs in multi-hop CRSNs is a challenge. In this paper, we introduce novel routing metrics that estimate both the future spectrum availability and the average transmission time with the consideration of both the global statistical spectrum usage and local instant spectrum resources. In our novel routing metrics, one retransmission is allowed and considered to reduce the probability of rerouting upon PU's arrival. Then, we propose two routing algorithms for multi-hop CRSNs. Finally, we conduct simulations, whose results show that our proposed algorithms lead to a significant performance improvement over the reference algorithm.
internet of thing; IoT; cognitive sensor networks; forwarding; spectrum-availability; retransmission
Computer Science and Mathematics, Computer Networks and Communications
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