Petrinet Model Based Validation of the LBRP for 6LoWPAN

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Volume-8 Issue-1
Year of Publication : 2018
Authors : Dr.M.Rehena Sulthana


Dr.M.Rehena Sulthana "Petrinet Model Based Validation of the LBRP for 6LoWPAN". International Journal of P2P Network Trends and Technology (IJPTT).V8:1-16 January to February 2018. ISSN:2249-2615. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.


6LoWPAN is an architecture proposed by IETF working group that enables to carry IPv6 packets on top of the Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) standardized by the IEEE 802.15.4. In this paper, the working mechanism of the developed Location Based Routing Protocol for 6LoWPAN is modelled using simple Petri net and the performance of the protocol is validated using the reachability graph. From the computation of the reachability graph it can be seen that the token is reached at the destination as shown by the final marking. It is evident that the developed LBRP utilizing the link quality and the residual energy parameters through different nets reaches the ER. It is observed that the constructed Petri net is alive and no deadlocks are encountered.


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6LoWPAN, LBRP, LQI, residual energy, Petri net