A Study on Priority Based ZigBee Network Performance Analysis with Tree Routing Method


The Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) is spatially distributed autonomous sensor to sense special task. WSN like ZigBee network forms simple interconnecting, low power, and low processing capability wireless devices. The ZigBee devices facilitate numerous applications such as pervasive computing, security monitoring and control. ZigBee end devices collect sensing data and send them to ZigBee Coordinator. The Coordinator processes end device requests. The effect of a large number of random unsynchronized requests may degrade the overall network performance. An effective technique is particularly needed for synchronizing available node’s request processing to design a reliable ZigBee network. In this paper, region based priority mechanism is implemented to synchronize request with Tree Routing Method. Riverbed is used to simulate and analyze overall ZigBee network performance. The results show that the performance of the overall priority based ZigBee network model is better than without a priority based model. This research paves the way for further designing and modeling a large scale ZigBee network.

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Islam, N. , Biddut, M. , Swapna, A. and Jany, M. (2015) A Study on Priority Based ZigBee Network Performance Analysis with Tree Routing Method. Journal of Computer and Communications, 3, 1-10. doi: 10.4236/jcc.2015.38001.

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