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GLOBECOM
2008
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Design of a QoS-Aware Routing Mechanism for Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks
—In wireless sensor networks, majority of routing protocols considered energy efficiency as the main objective and assumed data traffic with unconstrained delivery requirements...
Md. Abdul Hamid, Muhammad Mahbub Alam, Choong Seon...
GLOBECOM
2008
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Optimal Location Updates in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: A Separable Cost Case
Abstract—We consider the location service in a mobile adhoc network (MANET), where each node needs to maintain its location information in the network by (i) frequently updating ...
Zhenzhen Ye, Alhussein A. Abouzeid
GLOBECOM
2008
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Impact of Random Mobility on the Inhomogeneity of Spatial Distributions
Abstract—Simulation results of wireless networks heavily depend on the spatial distribution of its nodes. Even though the initial distribution may match the expectations of the r...
Michael Gyarmati, Udo Schilcher, Günther Bran...
GLOBECOM
2008
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Performance Improvement of Voice over Multihop 802.11 Networks
—Extensive studies on supporting voice traffic over wireless 802.11 networks have been carried out in the literature. Most of them were focused only on one hop infrastructure mo...
Chenhui Hu, Youyun Xu, Wen Chen, Xinbing Wang, Yun...
GLOBECOM
2008
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Distributed Target Tracking with Imperfect Binary Sensor Networks
—We study target tracking with wireless binary sensor networks, in which each sensor can return only 1-bit information regarding target’s presence or absence in its sending ran...
Zijian Wang, Eyuphan Bulut, Boleslaw K. Szymanski
GLOBECOM
2008
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Modeling Mobility-Assisted Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks
—Exploiting mobility to enhance the performance of wireless sensor networks (WSNs), in terms of connectivity, coverage, and lifetime elongation, has recently been the focus of se...
Hisham M. Almasaeid, Ahmed E. Kamal
GLOBECOM
2008
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Duty-Cycle Optimization in Unslotted 802.15.4 Wireless Sensor Networks
—We present a novel approach for minimizing the energy consumption of medium access control (MAC) protocols developed for duty-cycled wireless sensor networks (WSN) for the unslo...
Sinem Coleri Ergen, Carlo Fischione, Dimitri Maran...
GLOBECOM
2008
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Antenna Selection Diversity Based MAC Protocol for MIMO Ad Hoc Wireless Networks
— In this paper, we propose a novel asynchronous Media Access Control (MAC) protocol, Opportunistic MAC (OMAC), for Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) ad-hoc networks. The pro...
Abhijeet Bhorkar, B. S. Manoj, Bhaskar D. Rao, Ram...
GLOBECOM
2008
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
MACA-U: A Media Access Protocol for Underwater Acoustic Networks
—Unlike terrestrial wireless communication which uses radio waves, underwater communication relies on acoustic waves. The long latency and limited bandwidth pose great challenges...
Hai-Heng Ng, Wee-Seng Soh, Mehul Motani
GLOBECOM
2008
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
A Cross-Layer Solution for Ultrawideband Based Wireless Video Sensor Networks
Abstract—A cross-layer communication protocol called VSNModule is introduced for Wireless Video Sensor Networks based on UltraWideBand (UWB) radio technology at the physical laye...
Luca Campelli, Ian F. Akyildiz, Luigi Fratta, Matt...
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