Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1109/JSAC.2008.081213
Title: RIPT: A receiver-initiated reservation-based protocol for underwater acoustic networks
Authors: Chirdchoo, N. 
Soh, W.-S. 
Chua, K.C. 
Keywords: Access protocols
Communication systems
Data communication
Multiaccess communication
Simulation
Underwater acoustic communication
Underwater acoustic telemetry
Issue Date: Dec-2008
Citation: Chirdchoo, N., Soh, W.-S., Chua, K.C. (2008-12). RIPT: A receiver-initiated reservation-based protocol for underwater acoustic networks. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 26 (9) : 1744-1753. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSAC.2008.081213
Abstract: Although there are many MAC protocols that have been proposed for terrestrial wireless networks with a wide variety of aspects, these protocols cannot be applied directly in underwater acoustic networks due to the channel's uniqueness of having low data rate and long propagation delay. In order to achieve a high throughput, both characteristics must be taken into account in the MAC design. We propose a random access MAC protocol for multi-hop underwater acoustic networks based on receiver reservation, which we shall call the "Receiver-initiated Packet Train" (KIPT) protocol. It is a handshaking-based protocol that addresses the channel's long propagation delay characteristic by utilizing receiver-initiated reservations, as well as by coordinating packets from multiple neighboring nodes to arrive in a packet train manner at the receiver. Our simulation results have confirmed that the KIPT protocol can achieve our goal of having high and stable throughput performance while maintaining low collision rate. © 2008 IEEE.
Source Title: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/57278
ISSN: 07338716
DOI: 10.1109/JSAC.2008.081213
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