Maria Rita Palattella

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We have witnessed the Fixed Internet emerging with virtually every computer being connected today; we are currently witnessing the emergence of the Mobile Internet with the exponential explosion of smart phones, tablets and net-books. However, both will be dwarfed by the anticipated emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT), in which everyday objects are(More)
—Supported by IEEE 802.15.4 standardization activities , embedded networks have been gaining in popularity in recent years. The focus of this paper is to quantify the behavior of key networking metrics of IEEE 802.15.4 beacon-enabled nodes under typical operating conditions, with the inclusion of packet retransmissions. We correct and extend previous(More)
—The emerging IEEE802.15.4e standard and IETF RPL routing protocol provide key functionalities useful for a really viable Internet of Things. Indeed, they are core to the organization of multi-hop Low-power and Lossy Networks. Nevertheless, the design of effective scheduling schemes in such systems is one of the major problems, which requires research(More)