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On the applicability of network coding in wireless sensor networks

Voigt, Thiemo and Roedig, Utz and Landsiedel, Olaf and Samarasinghe, Kasun and Prasad, Mahesh Bogadi Shankar (2012) On the applicability of network coding in wireless sensor networks. SIGBED Review, 9 (3). pp. 46-48.

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Abstract

Network coding is a novel concept for improving network capacity. This additional capacity may be used to increase throughput or reliability. Also in wireless networks, network coding has been proposed as a method for improving communication. We present our experience from two studies of applying network coding in realistic wireless sensor networks scenarios. As we show, network coding is not as useful in practical deployments as earlier theoretical work suggested. We discuss limitations and future opportunities for network coding in sensor networks.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: SIGBED Review
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 60068
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 16 Nov 2012 14:39
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 00:20
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/60068

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