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Taguchi Approach for Determining the Most Essential Aspect in Enhancing the RPL Performance

  • 1. Ph.D, Department of Computer Science Engineering, Andhra University under Visvesvaraya Scheme, (AP), India.
  • 2. Professor, Department of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Andhra Engineering College (AP), India.
  • 3. Research, Department of Computer Science Engineering, IIT Varanasi, (UP), India.
  • 1. Publisher


Wireless Networks to support real time communication is a challenging issue due to limited bandwidth and limited energy. Internet a best-effort model with IPv4 have complication in handling the limited network connections. To prune the network connection problem IPv6 a QoS model has been incorporated. IPv6 implementation using internet over various devices/things connected wirelessly is Internet Of Things(IOT). RPL a routing protocol best suits for IOT communication needs to implement best effort model with ICMP highly adaptable for IPv4. A series of experiments have been conducted on Cooja simulator to analyse for enhancement for QoS parameters metric on RPL Routing Protocol. The experimental results yields that no of nodes, Tx Ratio, ICMP intervals and ICMP interval are four factor having an remarkable influence on the QoS Metric of RPL routing protocol. A Design of experiments have been conducted to an optimum level using the Taguchi approach to pick out the most influential factor among the four factors. Taguchi experimental analysis revealed that ICMP time interval as most significant factor for QoS metric in RPL routing protocol for minimizing the energy consumption and enhancing the network lifetime.



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