OLIMPO, an Ad-Hoc Wireless Sensor Network Simulator for Optimal SCADA-Applications

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This paper introduces OLIMPO, an useful simulation tool for researchers who are developing wireless sensor communication protocols. OLIMPO is a discrete-event simulator design to be easily reconfigured by the user, providing a way to design, develop and test communication protocols. In particular, the authors have designed a self-organizing wireless sensor network for low data rate. The premise is that, due to their inherent spread location over large areas, wireless sensor networks are well-suited for SCADA applications, which require relatively simple control and monitoring.