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A Survey and Tutorial of RFID Anti-Collision Protocols

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Abstract


  • RFID technologies have revolutionized the asset tracking industry, with applications ranging from automated checkout to monitoring the medication intakes of elderlies. In all these applications, fast, and in some cases energy efficient, tag reading is desirable, especially with increasing tag numbers. In practice, tag reading protocols face many problems. A key one being tag collision, which occurs when multiple tags reply simultaneously to a reader. As a result, an RFID reader experiences low tag reading performance, and wastes valuable energy. Therefore, it is important that RFID application developers are aware of current tag reading protocols. To this end, this paper surveys, classifies, and compares state-of-the-art tag reading protocols. Moreover, it presents research directions for existing and future

    tag reading protocols.

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • D. Klair, K. Chin & R. Raad, "A Survey and Tutorial of RFID Anti-Collision Protocols," IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol. 12, (3) pp. 400-421, 2010.

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  • 2-s2.0-77955471092

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2702&context=infopapers

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Number Of Pages


  • 21

Start Page


  • 400

End Page


  • 421

Volume


  • 12

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  • 3

Abstract


  • RFID technologies have revolutionized the asset tracking industry, with applications ranging from automated checkout to monitoring the medication intakes of elderlies. In all these applications, fast, and in some cases energy efficient, tag reading is desirable, especially with increasing tag numbers. In practice, tag reading protocols face many problems. A key one being tag collision, which occurs when multiple tags reply simultaneously to a reader. As a result, an RFID reader experiences low tag reading performance, and wastes valuable energy. Therefore, it is important that RFID application developers are aware of current tag reading protocols. To this end, this paper surveys, classifies, and compares state-of-the-art tag reading protocols. Moreover, it presents research directions for existing and future

    tag reading protocols.

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • D. Klair, K. Chin & R. Raad, "A Survey and Tutorial of RFID Anti-Collision Protocols," IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol. 12, (3) pp. 400-421, 2010.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-77955471092

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2702&context=infopapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/infopapers/1682

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 21

Start Page


  • 400

End Page


  • 421

Volume


  • 12

Issue


  • 3