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Determining design parameters for Ad-hoc wirless sensor networks.

Gao, Q. and Blow, K. J. and Hoding, D. J. and Marshall, I. W. (2003) Determining design parameters for Ad-hoc wirless sensor networks. In: ETFA2003 9th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, 2003-09-162003-09-19, Lisbon, Portugal.

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    Abstract

    This paper considers the design of wireless sensor networks in which a set of smart battery-powered sensor nodes cooperatively form an ad hoc communications network for monitoring and control applications. The paper examines ways of extending the life of such networks by introducing a 'sleep mode' in the sensor node. Quantitative analysis is used to show that although there is a complex relationship between 'sleeping' and energy conservation, it is possible to make significant energy savings while incurring only modest degradation in performance. An optimum energy saving curve is derived which provides a basis for the design of extended-life ad hoc wireless sensor networks.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Journal or Publication Title: ETFA2003 9th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation
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    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
    ID Code: 27296
    Deposited By: Mrs Yaling Zhang
    Deposited On: 15 Oct 2009 10:22
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 02:04
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/27296

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