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Optimization of Parent-node Selection in RPL-based Networks

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Authors Jianqiang Hou , Rahul Jadhav , Zhenhui Luo
Last updated 2017-09-13 (Latest revision 2017-03-12)
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This document describes the problems in the DODAG construction of RPL-based network including "Thundering Herd" problem and Randomly Unbalanced Networking. The corresponding optimization methods are proposed to improve balancing the selection of parent nodes.


Jianqiang Hou
Rahul Jadhav
Zhenhui Luo

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