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dc.contributor.authorIshaq, Isam
dc.date.accessioned2018-10-11T20:13:36Z
dc.date.available2018-10-11T20:13:36Z
dc.date.issued2016-07-21
dc.identifier.citationIshaq, Isam, Jeroen Hoebeke, Ingrid Moerman, and Piet Demeester. "Experimental evaluation of unicast and multicast coap group communication." Sensors 16, no. 7 (2016): 1137.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1424-8220
dc.identifier.urihttps://dspace.alquds.edu/handle/20.500.12213/1837
dc.description.abstractThe Internet of Things (IoT) is expanding rapidly to new domains in which embedded devices play a key role and gradually outnumber traditionally-connected devices. These devices are often constrained in their resources and are thus unable to run standard Internet protocols. The Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP) is a new alternative standard protocol that implements the same principals as the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), but is tailored towards constrained devices. In many IoT application domains, devices need to be addressed in groups in addition to being addressable individually. Two main approaches are currently being proposed in the IoT community for CoAP-based group communication. The main difference between the two approaches lies in the underlying communication type: multicast versus unicast. In this article, we experimentally evaluate those two approaches using two wireless sensor testbeds and under different test conditions. We highlight the pros and cons of each of them and propose combining these approaches in a hybrid solution to better suit certain use case requirements. Additionally, we provide a solution for multicast-based group membership management using CoAP.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipThe research leading to these results has received funding from a VLIRPhD scholarship to Isam Ishaq.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Instituteen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSensors;
dc.relation.ispartofseriesVolume;18
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIssue;7
dc.subjectwireless sensor networksen_US
dc.subjectInternet of Thingsen_US
dc.subjectCoAPen_US
dc.subjectsensorsen_US
dc.subjectgroup communicationen_US
dc.subjectmulticasten_US
dc.subjectentitiesen_US
dc.titleExperimental Evaluation of Unicast and Multicast CoAP Group Communicationen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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