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  Traffic Analysis Tool for Wireless Sensor Node  
  Authors : Harish H Kenchannavar; Umakant P.Kulkarni
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Simulation is playing important role in design and test concepts in wireless sensor network. There are many simulators are available in research community, but problem is many researchers face flexibility in creating traffic flow for simulation of sensor network and associated energy consumption. This tool will generate traffic with given range of inter-arrival and service time. It generates simulation table, which consists of arrival, queue status, idle time, service time, number of packets stored in queue etc… It produces average energy consumption, life-time of node, average waiting time, average time between arrival and average waiting energy. This analysis will help to study behavior of traffic flow and average energy consumption at different interval. This paper deals with designing sensor node random event, which will help in simulating different random traffic flows and analysis of effect of intermediate component queue.


Published In : IJCSN Journal Volume 3, Issue 1

Date of Publication : 01 February 2014

Pages : 121 - 124

Figures : 04

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Publication Link : IJCSN-2014/3-1/Traffic-Analysis-Tool-for-Wireless-Sensor-Node




Asst. Prof. Harish H. Kenchannavar : received his Master’s degree (M.E) from Shivaji University, Walchand College of Engineering & Tech, Sangli,Maharashtra. He has registered for Ph.D degree under Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. Research Center:- SDMCET, Dharwad, Karnataka under the guidance of Prof. Umakant P. Kulkarni. He is currently working as Assistant Professor in Computer Science Department, Gogte Institute of Technology, Belgaum, and Karnataka. He has presented and published papers at national and IEEE International conferences. His research interests include computer networking, simulation and modeling, visual sensor networks and queuing algorithms.

Prof. Umakant P. Kulkarni : received his Ph.D degree from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Research Center Walchand College of Engineering & Tech, Sangli, Maharashtra in Nov 2007. He has completed his Masters degree (M.E) from PSG, Coimbatore. He is currently working as Professor in Computer Science Department, SDMCET, Dharwad, and Karnataka. He has published and presented a number of papers in many reputed journals and International IEEE conferences as well. He also has presented technical talks and tutorials on various aspects of Mobile Agents. His research interest includes mobile-agent, computer networking, and distributed networking.









Wireless sensor network

Simulation table

Traffic analysis

This traffic tool can be used to generate traffic flow with varied inter-arrival and service time as per the user requirement. Simulate the scenarios and produce performance parameters such as average energy consumption, life-time of node, average waiting time, average time between arrival and average waiting energy. These results will help researchers to analyze results and draw inferences in design of the sensor node architecture.










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