Table 1: The list of the parameters.

ParameterMeaning

Frame length of S-MAC
Duty cycle of S-MAC
Total active time
Time the radio is ON per frame
Time the radio is OFF per frame
Timeout interval of T-MAC
Timeout interval of DT-MAC
Transmission time of packet during active time
Probability that data exist in active time with T-MAC
Probability that < ( is the number of packets in the buffer)
Probability of 0 ≤ < and no RTS packet received with DT-MAC
Average of the contention window in th hop
CW of th hop with DT-MAC
Transmission time of CTS packet
Transmission time of DATA packet
Transmission time of ACK packet
Energy consumption for packet transmission per time unit
Energy consumption for packet reception per time unit
Energy consumption during idle listening per time unit
The number of hops that can be reserved with an RTS/CTS packet with S-MAC and T-MAC
The number of hops that can be reserved with an RTS/CTS packet with DT-MAC
Channel capacity of the DT-MAC