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Title: ZERO: Probabilistic Routing for Deploy and Forget Wireless Sensor Networks
Author: Vilajosana i Guillén, Xavier
Llosa Melich, Jordi
Pacho, Jose Carlos
Vilajosana Guillén, Ignasi
Juan Pérez, Ángel Alejandro
López Vicario, José
Morell Pérez, Antoni
Keywords: Energy efficiency
Probabilistic routing
Gradient routing
Wireless sensor networks
Agriculture and industry
Issue Date: 1-Feb-2010
Publisher: Sensors
Citation: Vilajosana Guillen, X., Llosa Melich, J., Pacho, J., Vilajosana Guillén, I., Juan, A.A., López Vicario, J. & Morell, A. (2010). ZERO: Probabilistic Routing for Deploy and Forget Wireless Sensor Networks. Sensors, 10(10), 8920-8937. doi: 10.3390/s101008920
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Abstract: As Wireless Sensor Networks are being adopted by industry and agriculture for large-scale and unattended deployments, the need for reliable and energy-conservative protocols become critical. Physical and Link layer efforts for energy conservation are not mostly considered by routing protocols that put their efforts on maintaining reliability and throughput. Gradient-based routing protocols route data through most reliable links aiming to ensure 99% packet delivery. However, they suffer from the so-called ¿hot spot¿ problem. Most reliable routes waste their energy fast, thus partitioning the network and reducing the area monitored. To cope with this ¿hot spot¿ problem we propose ZERO a combined approach at Network and Link layers to increase network lifespan while conserving reliability levels by means of probabilistic load balancing techniques.
Language: English
ISSN: 1424-8220MIAR
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