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TWC
2010
7 years 11 months ago
Lifetime-resource tradeoff for multicast traffic in wireless sensor networks
In this paper, we study the problem of supporting multicast traffic in wireless sensor networks with network coding. On one hand, coding operations can reduce power consumption and...
Vahid Shah-Mansouri, Vincent W. S. Wong
TON
2010
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Constructing Maximum-Lifetime Data-Gathering Forests in Sensor Networks
Abstract--Energy efficiency is critical for wireless sensor networks. The data-gathering process must be carefully designed to conserve energy and extend network lifetime. For appl...
Yan Wu, Zhoujia Mao, Sonia Fahmy, Ness B. Shroff
IJACTAICIT
2010
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New Clustering Protocol to Decrease Probability Failure Nodes and Increasing the Lifetime in WSNs
Clustering in wireless sensor networks is one of the crucial methods for increasing of network lifetime. There are many algorithms in for clustering. LEACH algorithm is one of the...
Davood KeyKhosravi, Ali Ghaffari, Ali Hosseinalipo...
TMC
2011
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Spatial-Temporal Coverage Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks
—Mission-driven sensor networks usually have special lifetime requirements. However, the density of the sensors may not be large enough to satisfy the coverage requirement while ...
Changlei Liu, Guohong Cao
ICC
2009
IEEE
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8 years 2 months ago
Cross-Layer Design for Energy Conservation in Wireless Sensor Networks
Abstract-- Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) require energyef cient protocols to improve the network lifetime. In this work, we adopt a cross-layer strategy that considers routing an...
Fatma Bouabdallah, Nizar Bouabdallah, Raouf Boutab...
ESIAT
2009
IEEE
8 years 2 months ago
A Novel Routing Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Ant Colony Optimization
The applications of Wireless Sensor Networks are seriously constrained by energy supply. So how to prolong the network lifetime is an important and challenging issue, which is the ...
Xie Hui, Zhang Zhigang, Zhou Xueguang
GLOBECOM
2010
IEEE
8 years 2 months ago
Prolonging Network Lifetime via a Controlled Mobile Sink in Wireless Sensor Networks
In this paper we explore the mobility of a mobile sink in a wireless sensor network (WSN) to prolong the network lifetime. Since the mechanical movement of mobile sink is driven by...
Weifa Liang, Jun Luo, Xu Xu
WIOPT
2010
IEEE
8 years 2 months ago
Lifetime optimization for wireless sensor networks with correlated data gathering
—The nodes in wireless sensor networks often collect correlated measurements. Not taking into account this information redundancy is detrimental to the network lifetime, since co...
Nashat Abughalieh, Yann-Aël Le Borgne, Kris S...
TMC
2010
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8 years 2 months ago
Maximizing the Lifetime of a Barrier of Wireless Sensors
—To make a network last beyond the lifetime of an individual sensor, redundant sensors must be deployed. What sleep-wakeup schedule can then be used for individual sensors so tha...
Santosh Kumar, Ten-Hwang Lai, Marc E. Posner, Pras...
INFOCOM
2010
IEEE
8 years 2 months ago
VBS: Maximum Lifetime Sleep Scheduling for Wireless Sensor Networks Using Virtual Backbones
—Wireless sensor network (WSN) applications require redundant sensors to guarantee fault tolerance. However, the same degree of redundancy is not necessary for multi-hop communic...
Yaxiong Zhao, Jie Wu, Feng Li, Sanglu Lu
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