Performance Evaluation of Joint Routing and Scheduling in Opportunistic Sensor Networks
In present scenario the innovation of mobile phones that are embedded with different types of onboard sensors, has brought on a new interest of using them as the main part of the sensor network, for a wide area of applications (for e.g. monitoring). In such ad-hoc network end to end connectivity cannot be established and the connection comes out to be mainly opportunistic. The connection in Opportunistic Sensor Network (OSN) is many to one i.e. all the nodes have a common destination. The prominent challenge faced in the opportunistic sensor networks includes the routing/scheduling and managing the constrained memory.