A modeling approach on the TelosB WSN platform power consumption
DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2010.01.015
Title: A modeling approach on the TelosB WSN platform power consumption
Journal Title: Journal of Systems and Software
Volume: 83
Issue: 8
Publication Date: August 2010
Start Page: 1355
End Page: 1363
Published online: online 21 January 2010
ISSN: 0164-1212
Author: A. PrayatibAuthor Vitae, Ch. AntonopoulosabAuthor Vitae, T. StoyanovaabAuthor Vitae, C. KoulamasbAuthor Vitae, G. PapadopoulosabAuthor Vitae
Affiliations:

  • a Applied Electronics Laboratory, University of Patras, 26500 Rion-Patras, Greece

  • b Industrial Systems Institute, Stadiou Str., Platani, Patras, Greece
  • Abstract: ial characteristics of wireless sensor networks, such as autonomy and miniature size, are achieved at the expense of restricted energy resources. Optimal resource management is thus among the most important challenges in WSNs development and its success requires accurate and practical models based on detailed insight concerning the factors contributing to the overall power consumption of a WSN mote. To achieve such awareness, that will enable models development, appropriate measuring test-beds and methodologies are needed, facilitating reliable and accurate power consumption measurements of critical functionalities.To cover the need for energy models that precisely define the power consumption behavior of WSN hardware platforms, this paper contributes with a measuring methodology including three steps: the design and implementation of a measuring system for a wide range of power consumption thresholds, the identification, isolation and measurement of elementary functionalities of a WSN platform with respect to their contribution to the overall mote power consumption, and the extraction of valuable conclusions based on the respective measurements resulting in the composition of a practical, yet accurate power consumption model.
    Accepted: 10 January 2010
    Received: 14 September 2009
    Revised: 19 November 2009
    Keywords: Wireless sensor networks; Power consumption modeling; Profiling methodology
    Email: prayati@isi.gr cantonop@ece.upatras.gr tsstoyanova@ece.upatras.gr koulamas@isi.gr papadopoulos@e

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