Protocol-Independent Data Acquisition for Precision Farming
Jonnel D. Alejandrino, Ronnie S. Concepcion II, Vincent Jan D. Almero, Maria Gemel Palconit, Ryan Rhay P. Vicerra, Argel Bandala, Edwin Sybingco, and Elmer P. Dadios
De La Salle University
2401 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila 1004, Philippines
This paper proposes an optimal design of network and a routing mechanism that is independent from fixed protocols. It provides an optimized route for diversified mesh network, which can support interorganizational communication in a large-scale operation. Decentralization of the system ensures that every protocol acts independently and selects the best optimal path during transmission of data without modifying their architecture and technology. Incorporation of definite source configuration improves the mobility of the systems. Each sensor is individually processed to balance the data load and prevent congestion. Simple transmit-receive test is performed by circulating messages of increasing size between end sensors and network destination. The proposed technique is considered to be effective in terms of interoperability speed, data accuracy and bit error rate (BER) with an increment of 27.13%, 99.98%, and 15.12%, respectively. Finally, the test demonstrates its expediency in terms of adaptability and scalability.
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