Clone-Based Mobile Agent Itinerary Planning Using Separate Trees for Data Fusion in WSNS

Recent studies demonstrate that Mobile Agent (MA) approach could be more effective than conventional client-server model in Wireless Sensor Network (WSN). Particularly, itinerary planning for MAs is a significant aspect of these approaches. Tree-based methods have been widely used for this purpose where many agents are dispatched simultaneously. Most of tree-based methods try to construct an optimal/suboptimal tree in terms of an objective function. In contrast, in this paper, the authors introduce a new approach that tries to separate the MA dispatching and data fusion operations by considering two itinerary trees which results in more flexibility to regulate the itinerary plan.

Provided by: Academy & Industry Research Collaboration Center Topic: Mobility Date Added: Aug 2012 Format: PDF

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