Introduction of Cooja IOT Simulator: Cooja network simulator is used for the emulation process of the hardware platforms. It is one of the applications in Contiki OS and intended for the features of the network. With the lack of motes, Cooja can simulate wireless sensor networks.

Major Advantages in Cooja IOT Simulator

Hereby, we have listed down the significant uses in the Cooja IOT

  • Communicate with the Nodes from the Host Machine
  • It is used to connect the host machines and simulated nodes along with the web interface
  • Capture Network Packets and View in WireShark
  • The exploration of mesh network leads to capture the packets in the nodes and settle them as pcap file then it is analyzed by the Wireshark
  • Timeline View of Events
  • The timeline takes place in all the selected nodes and it is verified by the internal LEDs blink
  • Emulation of 10 Metre Grid of Physical Environment
  • The characterizes are placed in the nodes of wireless signal strength autonomously when the simulation takes place in the physical environment at 10 meter grid

Notable Modules in Cooja IOT

            Let us discuss the modules in the Cooja IOT with their functions which is more important in the research process and it is helpful for the research scholars

Modules and their Uses

  • Serial_Socket
    • It is utilized in the serial port simulation forwarder and it can regulate the remote access for the serial port in the router node. In addition, there are many tools for the nodes in the serial  socket
  • Telnet
    • In general, the Contiki shell can easily communicate with the mote UNIX style shell and it permits the text-based communication among the sensor node
    • The specialized characters are system command, run in the background, network command, piping data, file system interaction, etc

Significant Plugins in Cooja IOT

            Our research experts have listed down the substantial plugins in the Cooja IOT simulator with their functions

Plugins and their Functions

  • Power Tracker
  • It is utilized in the reception, transmission, and radio on times and it is functional in the absence of visualization

Key Classes in Cooja IOT Simulator

            We have just explained the most important classes of the Cooja IOT  below but the research students can use numerous such libraries. We can provide in-depth analysis and implementation support for the selected class

Classes and its Purposes

  • Corecomm
  • The main functionalities of core comm is the interaction among the Contiki system with Java native interface and all the classes can share the loads with all the types
  • CoojaApplet
  • It is utilized for the implementation of the applet process and it is based on the Japplet class

Tools Integrated into Cooja IOT Simulator

            Cooja IOT  has been integrated with the below-mentioned tools. These are just sample tools for reference purposes, but research scholars can contact us to get more details about other such tools

Tools and its Functions

  • TruNET
    • It is used to attain the accurate value of the network performance by estimating the performance and it is hard to improve the reliable WSN and IOT networks

System Requirements in Cooja IOT

            Below are essential programming languages used in the Cooja IOT simulator in addition the research scholars can choose any scripting language and can get our comprehensive guide for the research project implementation

Programming Languages in Cooja IOT

  • Java
  • C

            The primary operating system requirement of the Cooja IOT is listed below. Research scholars can reach our technical expert for configuration support

OS Support in Cooja IOT

  • Contiki-2.7
  • Ubuntu-14.04

            The following is the versions used in the Cooja IOT simulator, similarly, research scholars can opt for various tools and get complete details about them by reaching our research experts

Versions in Cooja IOT

Substantial Protocols in Cooja IOT

            The major protocols are listed below for quick understanding but various protocols can be implemented in Cooja IOT simulator-based projects. We are here to assist you to excavate the best protocol for your project implementation

  • Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP)
  • It is based on the open standard messaging protocol and it is created for quick messaging and the transformation among the applications. It executes the publish-subscribe interaction and client-server
  • Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
  • It is the lightweight M2M protocol and it is mutual to the messaging protocol including interoperability, security, provisioning, and reliability. It assists the structures of subscribing and response

Foremost Subjects in Cooja IOT

            Research scholars can get an idea about major subject areas in the Cooja IOT for their research by referring below, but scholars can get more such research ideas by contacting us

  • Virtualisation
    • It is used to discover the live performance in the early stage of re-orchestrating the physical network
    • The implementation of network functional events are done with the support of Cooja and Contiki simulator
  • Robustness and Fault Tolerance
    • It permits the routing protocols to respond to the stoppages that takes place in the network
    • The fault-tolerant protocols have to archive all the events in a better way by using the Cooja simulator

Required Parameters in Cooja IOT

            The entire research will get success when the end of the result is depicted. Below are parameters and metrics which define the overall project output in the Cooja IOT simulator

  • Expected Number of Transmissions
  • It is used to transmit the data to the root nodes and it is 1 hop nearer to the root nodes thus it has a strong signal strength and the value of ETX is 1
  • Packet Reception Rate
  • It is utilized to measure the quality of the link and the computation of the receiver node

Major Subjects in Cooja IOT Simulator

            Hereby, we have listed down the research subject areas with the appropriate tools in the Cooja IOT

Z1Mote Creation Process in Cooja IOT

            For your ease, we have highlighted the key syntaxes in the Cooja IOT simulator

public class Z1Mote extends MspMote {

    private static Logger logger = Logger.getLogger(Z1Mote.class);

    public Z1Mote(MspMoteType moteType, Simulation sim) {

        super(moteType, sim);



    protected boolean initEmulator(File fileELF) {

        try {

            Z1Node z1Node = new Z1Node();

            registry = z1Node.getRegistry();

            z1Node.setFlash(new CoojaM25P80(z1Node.getCPU()));

            prepareMote(fileELF, z1Node);

        } catch (Exception e) {

            logger.fatal(“Error when creating Z1 mote: “, e);

            return false;


        return true;



    public String toString() {

        return “Z1 ” + getID();



Research Guidance to implement cooja iot simulator projects

Vital Applications in Cooja IOT Simulator

            Few major applications which exploit the Cooja IOT are listed below

  • Green Resource Allocation
  • In the process of finding the best QOE the green resource allocation is used
  • It is used to develop the accuracy of quality of experience with the deep reinforcement learning

Noticeable Algorithms in Cooja IOT Simulator

            Listed below are a few major algorithms used in Cooja IOT -based applications but we offer support for all types of algorithms to provide efficient and desired results

  • Client Cache and Cache Coherency for ICN – IOTs
  • It is fact that saved in the client node and in general, client-related caching strategy is used for the M2M and ICN based cache coherence algorithm

Topmost Areas in Cooja IOT

            We have listed the most recent research areas here for research scholars to get a quick grasp over the subject Cooja IOT

  • Information or Content-Centric Networks
  • In a simulation study, the assimilation of IOT and ICN has the huge convenience of controlling the data in IOT environment. CCN is used to authenticate the consumer-driven data and it is proposed to the CCN
  • The extra stimulation is generated to the improvement of the CCN mechanism of freshness control

Important Process in Cooja IOT Simulator

            Let us discuss the significant process used in the Cooja IOT

  • It starts with the virtual machines that contain
  • MQTT broker
  • Cooja
  • Eth0
  • 6LBR
  • Vboxnet 0 and 1
  • Transmission process takes place and leads to the AWS IOT

Significant Steps in Cooja IOT

            Our research experts have listed down the step involved in the process of the Cooja IOT simulator

  • It starts with the specification of the SDL model and the validation, simulation and authentication takes place by using the pragamDev studio
  • The textual representation of the SDL model leads to the compiled C code Contiki
  • Finally, the hardware is implemented in the wireless sensor network

Routing Process in Cooja IOT

            Here, we have listed down the significant routing process in the Cooja IOT simulator

  • Rumor Routing
  • It is deployed to avoid the network flood with the information of network but it installs path through the transmission of many agents
  • The agents are used to circulate the nodes with the installation routing data

Innovative Project Topics in Cooja IOT Simulator

            Let’s discus about the recent project titles in the Cooja IOT with the implementation process

  • Cooja IOT is used to create a project to perform the process of Rank Attack detection and transfer the data
  • Cooja IOT is used to create a project to perform the process of RPL route selection and packet transmission
  • Cooja IOT is used to create a project to perform the process path selection
  • Cooja IOT is used to create a project to perform the process of UDP client packet transmission
  • Cooja IOT is used to create a project to perform the process of  cluster packet transmission