Improving Lifetime of Wireless Sensor Networks

A wireless sensor network consists from a collection of transceivers positioned in the plane. Each transceiver is equipped with a limited battery charge. The battery charge is reduced after each transmission, depending on the transmission distance. One of the major problems in wireless ad hoc network is designing a route network traffic algorithm that will maximize the lifetime of the network i.e., the number of successful transmissions. The authors' objective is to construct a broadcast routing tree rooted at the source node with the longest possible lifetime.

Provided by: Macrothink Institute Topic: Networking Date Added: Feb 2010 Format: PDF

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