ENERGY EFFICIENT ROUTING METRIC IN WIRELESS MESH NETWORK

Veenu Mor, Harish Kumar
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Abstract


Wireless Mesh Network (WMN) can provide high bandwidth Internet access to end users. With increasing interest in WMN, energy conservation is a key parameter for green and cost effective communication.  As energy efficiency has not been given due consideration in WMN by researchers. This research presents an energy efficient routing metric by considering energy due to transmission, reception, retransmission, overhearing and queue stability. Results in terms of throughput and energy consumption have been compared with that of standardization arena i.e. airtime link metric.

Keywords


Energy efficient communication; Wireless mesh network; Queue; Overhearing; Airtime link metric; HWMP

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