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Mathematical Model for 802.15.4 Networks in NS2: Performance Analysis with BO and SO

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Vinamrata, Ajit Anupam, Amit Anupam

Vinamrata, Ajit Anupam and Amit Anupam. Mathematical Model for 802.15.4 Networks in NS2: Performance Analysis with BO and SO. International Journal of Computer Applications 151(5):6-10, October 2016. BibTeX

	author = {Vinamrata and Ajit Anupam and Amit Anupam},
	title = {Mathematical Model for 802.15.4 Networks in NS2: Performance Analysis with BO and SO},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {October 2016},
	volume = {151},
	number = {5},
	month = {Oct},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {6-10},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2016911686},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Network Simulator (NS) is a discrete event simulator targeted at networking research that provides substantial support for simulation of various networks. Performance evaluation in effective manner is the main concern of this paper. This paper, presents a mathematical model to work with the pre-simulation TCL file and post-simulation trace file evaluation for the 802.15.4 networks. The impact of BO and SO on performance of 802.15.4 with varying duty cycle is analyzed considering various parameters like packet delivery ratio, average end-to-end delay and energy consumption in different state: receiving, transmitting and idle mode.


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NS2, MAC, CAP, CFP, GTS, 802.15.4