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BibTex format

author = {Qin, Y and Boyle, D and Yeatman, E},
doi = {10.1109/JIOT.2019.2926249},
journal = {IEEE Internet of Things Journal},
pages = {9000--9011},
title = {Efficient and reliable aerial communication with wireless sensors},
url = {},
volume = {6},
year = {2019}

RIS format (EndNote, RefMan)

AB - This paper describes the design, implementation andevaluation of a first of its kind cross-layer protocol for wirelesscommunication between flying agents and terrestrial wireless sensors. The protocol is composed of three layers: a new applicationlayer built upon a modified implementation of ContikiMAC overthe IEEE 802.15.4 2.4 GHz physical layer. The experimental evaluation shows the protocol to have excellent energy efficiency,low latency and high reliability—approaching 100% for certainparameter settings and operational conditions. The effects ofspeed, altitude, and direction of approach are also experimentallyevaluated, demonstrating that it is of critical importance to takethese into account when planning mobile aerial data collectioncampaigns.
AU - Qin,Y
AU - Boyle,D
AU - Yeatman,E
DO - 10.1109/JIOT.2019.2926249
EP - 9011
PY - 2019///
SN - 2327-4662
SP - 9000
TI - Efficient and reliable aerial communication with wireless sensors
T2 - IEEE Internet of Things Journal
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VL - 6
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