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Using IEEE 802.15.4e Time-Slotted Channel Hopping (TSCH) in the Internet of Things (IoT): Problem Statement (RFC7554)

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Original Publication Date: 2015-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-May-15
Document File: 46 page(s) / 51K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

T. Watteyne: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

IEEE 802.15.4e [IEEE.802.15.4e] was published in 2012 as an amendment to the Medium Access Control (MAC) protocol defined by the IEEE 802.15.4 standard (of 2011) [IEEE.802.15.4]. IEEE 802.15.4e will be rolled into the next revision of IEEE 802.15.4, scheduled to be published in 2015. The Time-Slotted Channel Hopping (TSCH) mode of IEEE 802.15.4e is the object of this document. The term "TSCH" refers to TSCH as used in [IEEE.802.15.4e].

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                  T. Watteyne, Ed. Request for Comments: 7554                             Linear Technology Category: Informational                                    M. Palattella ISSN: 2070-1721                                 University of Luxembourg                                                                L. Grieco                                                      Politecnico di Bari                                                                 May 2015

     Using IEEE 802.15.4e Time-Slotted Channel Hopping (TSCH) in the               Internet of Things (IoT): Problem Statement

Abstract

   This document describes the environment, problem statement, and goals    for using the Time-Slotted Channel Hopping (TSCH) Medium Access    Control (MAC) protocol of IEEE 802.14.4e in the context of Low-Power    and Lossy Networks (LLNs).  The set of goals enumerated in this    document form an initial set only.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not all documents    approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7554.

 Watteyne, et al.              Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7554                       6TiSCH-TSCH                      May 2015

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