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JSW 2011 Vol.6(12): 2434-2440 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.6.12.2434-2440

A Hop-by-hop Cross-layer Congestion Control Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks

Guowei Wu, Feng Xia, Lin Yao, Yan Zhang, and Yanwei Zhu
School of Software, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116620, China

Abstract—Congestions in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) could potentially cause packet loss, throughput impairment and energy waste. To address this issue, a hop-by-hop crosslayer congestion control scheme (HCCC) built on contention-based MAC protocol is proposed in this paper. According to MAC-layer channel information including buffer occupancy ratio and congestion degree of local node, HCCC dynamically adjusts channel access priority in MAC layer and data transmission rate of the node to tackle the problem of congestion. Simulations have been conducted to compare HCCC against closely-related existing schemes. The results show that HCCC exhibits considerable superiority in terms of packets loss ratio, throughput and energy efficiency.

Index Terms—Wireless sensor networks, congestion control, cross-layer, hop-by-hop, priority

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Cite: Guowei Wu, Feng Xia, Lin Yao, Yan Zhang, and Yanwei Zhu, "A Hop-by-hop Cross-layer Congestion Control Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks," Journal of Software vol. 6, no. 12, pp. 2434-2440, 2011.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
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