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Enhanced MC-LMAC: A Multi Channel MAC Protocol In Wireless Sensor Networks


Amanjot Kaur, Dr. Trilok C. Aseri
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Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) consist of a huge number of small, inexpensive sensor nodes distributed over the target area in order to collect the data of interest. Some of the applications of WSNs are intrusion detection, industrial automation, health care monitoring, environmental/earth sensing etc. The WSN MAC Protocols can be classified into four categories: asynchronous, synchronous, frame slotted and multi-channel. This paper gives a brief description of the multi-channel communication in the WSN and divided the various protocolsused in multi-channel communication in the WSN and divided the various protocols used in multi-channel along with their strengths and weaknesses.

Amanjot Kaur, Dr. Trilok C. Aseri

MAC Protocol; Multi-Channel Media Access Protocol; Wireless Sensor Networks.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 3 | May-June - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-06-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
750-756 IJSRSET1623185   Technoscience Academy

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Amanjot Kaur, Dr. Trilok C. Aseri, "Enhanced MC-LMAC: A Multi Channel MAC Protocol In Wireless Sensor Networks", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.750-756, May-June-2016.
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