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1. (WO2017031623) APPARATUS, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR MEDIUM ACCESS CONTROL IN A WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/031623    International Application No.:    PCT/CN2015/087748
Publication Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 22 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: H04W 52/02
H04W 84/18
Applicants: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
NAVTEQ (SHANGHAI) TRADING CO., LTD.
Inventors: JIANG, Jian
Title: APPARATUS, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR MEDIUM ACCESS CONTROL IN A WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK
Abstract:
Method, apparatus, computer program product and computer readable medium are disclosed for medium access control in a wireless sensor network, wherein the wireless sensor network comprises a source node configured to send sensor information, a relay node configured to relay the sensor information and a sink node configured to receive the sensor information; said method comprising. The method comprises: scheduling wireless resource for the source node and the relay node so that the relay node can receive and relay the sensor information sent by the source node; and combining a plurality of transmissions containing the sensor information from the source node and/or the relay node in decoding the sensor information.