Table 3: Parameters used in the analytical modeling.

Number of bridges20–200
SO (802.15.4)0
BO (802.15.4)3
Raw data rate (802.15.4)250 Kbps
Superframe size (802.15.4)480 bytes
MAC and payload data rate for 802.11b2 Mbps
Payload size of 802.11b packet10 slots at 2 Mbps
IEEE 802.11 physical + MAC header size16.4 slots