ZigBee-Based wireless sensor network topologies using one and multiple coordinators

Shayma Wail Nourildean


Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) have been a cost-effective and feasible solution for a wide range of applications, such as communications infrastructure, traffic networks, telecommunications systems, military operations and so forth. IEEE804.15.4 ZigBee network model is ideally suited to the constraints of WSN in terms of bandwidth, processing power and battery capacity. This paper investigated tree and mesh routing in WSN with multiple coordinators and the failure of single coordinator using OPNET Modeler v14 which is an efficient computational platform for data networks simulation. Throughput, delay, traffic received, MAC Load are studied in this system and the results showed that tree routing was better suited for WSN than mesh routing and mobility of end node in multiple coordinator network was the best.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21533/pen.v8i3.1591


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