Open Science Research Excellence
@article{(International Science Index):http://waset.org/publications/9785,
  title    = {Life Time Based Analysis of MAC Protocols of Wireless Ad Hoc Networks in WSN Applications},
  author    = {R. Alageswaran and  S. Selvakumar and  P. Neelamegam},
  country   = {},
  institution={},
  abstract  = {Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) are emerging
because of the developments in wireless communication technology and miniaturization of the hardware. WSN consists of a large number of low-cost, low-power, multifunctional sensor nodes to monitor physical conditions, such as temperature, sound, vibration, pressure,
motion, etc. The MAC protocol to be used in the sensor networks must be energy efficient and this should aim at conserving the energy during its operation. In this paper, with the focus of analyzing the
MAC protocols used in wireless Adhoc networks to WSN, simulation
experiments were conducted in Global Mobile Simulator
(GloMoSim) software. Number of packets sent by regular nodes, and received by sink node in different deployment strategies, total energy
spent, and the network life time have been chosen as the metric for comparison. From the results of simulation, it is evident that the IEEE 802.11 protocol performs better compared to CSMA and MACA protocols.},
    journal   = {International Journal of Electrical, Computer, Energetic, Electronic and Communication Engineering},  volume    = {6},
  number    = {6},
  year      = {2012},
  pages     = {607 - 611},
  ee        = {http://waset.org/publications/9785},
  url       = {http://waset.org/Publications?p=66},
  bibsource = {http://waset.org/Publications},
  issn      = {eISSN:1307-6892},
  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
  index     = {International Science Index 66, 2012},
}