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A topology control protocol based on eligibility and efficiency metrics
journal contributionposted on 2013-09-09, 13:26 authored by W. Dargie, Rami Mochaourab, Alexander Schill, Lin GuanLin Guan
The question of fairness in wireless sensor networks is not studied very well. It is not unusual to observe in the literature fairness traded for low latency or reliability. However, a disproportional use of some critical nodes as relaying nodes can cause premature network fragmentation. This paper investigates fairness in multi-hop wireless sensor networks and proposes a topology control protocol that enables nodes to exhaust their energy fairly. Moreover, it demonstrates that whereas the number of neighboring nodes with which a node should cooperate depends on the density of the network, increasing this number beyond a certain amount does not contribute to network connectivity.
- Computer Science
CitationDARGIE, W. ... et al, 2011. A topology control protocol based on eligibility and efficiency metrics. Journal of Systems and Software, 84 (1), pp. 2 - 11.
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NotesThis article is closed access, it was published in the serial Journal of Systems and Software [© Elsevier].The definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2010.08.023