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Review on Priority based Congestion Control Techniques for Wireless Sensor Network

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 95 - Number 6
Year of Publication: 2014
Jaideep Patel
Nilay Khare

Jaideep Patel and Nilay Khare. Article: Review on Priority based Congestion Control Techniques for Wireless Sensor Network. International Journal of Computer Applications 95(6):24-31, June 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Jaideep Patel and Nilay Khare},
	title = {Article: Review on Priority based Congestion Control Techniques for Wireless Sensor Network},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {95},
	number = {6},
	pages = {24-31},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


In all types of communication network, congestion is always an important issue. Congestion in wireless network cause loss of packets, longer delay and throughput degradation. In applications like multimedia, nodes typically produce large amount of data necessitates high transmission rates and more processing, a fundamental concern in Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks. Many sources send data of different applications so weighted fairness is also required. To handle this type of scenario priority based congestion control techniques were discussed. The aim of this paper is to survey existing priority based congestion control techniques to classify them & to discuss their advantages and drawbacks.


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