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Using Existing Network Simulators for Power-Aware Self-Organizing Wireless Sensor Network Protocols

Thomas Watteyne 1
1 ARES - Architectures of networks of services
Inria Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes, CITI - CITI Centre of Innovation in Telecommunications and Integration of services
Abstract : In this document, we compare three existing simulation platforms (OPNET Modeler, Network Simulator 2, Georgia Tech Sensor Network Simulator). Our comparative study focuses on ease of use, scalability, ease of implementing power consumption model and physical layer modeling accuracy, mainly. Conclusions of this study are presented, and will help us decide which simulating environment to use for evaluating power-aware self-organizing sensor networks protocols.
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https://hal.inria.fr/inria-00113679
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Submitted on : Tuesday, November 14, 2006 - 11:01:10 AM
Last modification on : Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 12:42:09 PM
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Thomas Watteyne. Using Existing Network Simulators for Power-Aware Self-Organizing Wireless Sensor Network Protocols. [Research Report] 2006, pp.20. ⟨inria-00113679v1⟩

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