posted Apr 4, 2012, 10:09 AM by Andrea Vitaletti
We first discussed the main problems related to the implementation of MAC protocols in WSN. In this context the focus is more on energy efficiency rather than on throughput, delay and latency. We first consider the main issues for power consumption in wireless communications such as overhearing, idle listening and collisions and then we present some solution introduced in WSN MAC protocols to address such problems.