Improving NS-2 Network Simulator to Evaluate IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Networks Under Error Conditions

André Guerreiro, Jeferson L. R. Souza, José Rufino

Abstract

The behaviour of wireless networks in the presence of error conditions is still being studied by the research community. Improvements on the evaluation methods and tools are crucial to acquire a better knowledge, and understanding of the network operation under such conditions. This paper presents enhancements on the network simulator NS-2 to support the evaluation of the IEEE 802.15.4 standard, used as a case study. We are specially interested to evaluate the temporal behaviour of the network operation under errors conditions, considering the applicability of the IEEE 802.15.4 standard in safety-critical environments such as industrial and vehicular.

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in Harvard Style

Guerreiro A., L. R. Souza J. and Rufino J. (2014). Improving NS-2 Network Simulator to Evaluate IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Networks Under Error Conditions . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS, ISBN 978-989-758-001-7, pages 213-220. DOI: 10.5220/0004734102130220


in Bibtex Style

@conference{sensornets14,
author={André Guerreiro and Jeferson L. R. Souza and José Rufino},
title={Improving NS-2 Network Simulator to Evaluate IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Networks Under Error Conditions},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS,},
year={2014},
pages={213-220},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004734102130220},
isbn={978-989-758-001-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS,
TI - Improving NS-2 Network Simulator to Evaluate IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Networks Under Error Conditions
SN - 978-989-758-001-7
AU - Guerreiro A.
AU - L. R. Souza J.
AU - Rufino J.
PY - 2014
SP - 213
EP - 220
DO - 10.5220/0004734102130220