Introduction to Contiki OS

Introduction to Contiki OS

To install Contiki: Refer this post :

To Refer the Characteristics and comparison of Various OS, refer this Slides:

Operating System fo IoT from T S PRADEEP KUMAR
How to use Contiki OS for Sensor Simulation - A Detailed video is enclosed herewith.
It tells about
Oracle Virtual Box
How to create a Sensor mote using Contiki
How to write a new App in contiki
What are the different windows that categorise? and lot more. Refer this video

T S Pradeep Kumar

WSN Flooding Routing Protocol (WFRP) in Network Simulator (NS-2.35)

Installation of WFRP (WSN flooding routing protocol) as given in the site
This post will help you to install the wfrp protocol in the Network Simulator 2.35 (ns-2.35) and you can run this without any bug or error
Here are the files to be corrected and downloaded: Download this Zip file and uncompress it and copy it to the relevant folders as given below (Instead of manual changes, you can copy the files and recompile) – Please take a backup of your NS-2.35 folder as these changes may affect your existing recompiled sources.
Copy these three files (, wfrp.h, wfrp_packet.h)  in the folder called ~ns-2.35/wfrp
  • ~ns-2.35/
  • ~ns-2.35/queue/
  • ~ns-2.35/common/packet.h
  • ~ns-2.35/trace/cmu-trace.h
  • ~ns-2.35/trace/
  • ~ns-2.35/tcl/lib/ns-packet.tcl
  • ~ns-2.35/tcl/lib/ns-lib.tcl
  • ~ns-2.35/tcl/lib/ns-agent.tcl
  • ~ns-2.35/tcl/lib/ns-mobilenode.tcl
Here are the following changes (changes gives in the Black Circle) in ~ns-2.35/queue/
here are the 3 changes in the ~ns-2.35/common/packet.h file
changes in the ~ns-2.35/trace/  file
~ns-2.35/tcl/lib/ns-lib.tcl (two changes)
Here is the changes
If you don’t have patience to see the images above, please look the video for doing the WFRP Protocol
Once all these steps are completed, Open the terminal and go to the ~ns-2.35/ folder and give these commands one by one
$ ./configure
$ make
If no errors in the compilation, execute the wfrp_802_15_4.tcl (given in the zip file), using
$ ns wfrp_802_15_4.tcl 
This file will generate the trace and nam file. Use the NAM file to see the animation using
$ nam filename.nam

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