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Wireless Personal Communications

, Volume 97, Issue 3, pp 4413–4429 | Cite as

QoS-Based Protocol for Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Fouzi SemchedineEmail author
  • Nadir Ait Saidi
  • Larbi Belouzir
  • Louiza Bouallouche-Medjkoune
Article

Abstract

A sensor network consists of many sensor nodes scattered throughout a geographic area. The sensor nodes communicate by radio to ensure the network operations and to route the data to the sink. The problem we are interested in this work relates to the optimization of the quality of service (QoS) in wireless sensor networks. In this paper, we proposed a routing protocol adaptive to the QoS at the network layer. Therefore, a variant of the RPAR protocol was proposed and we called: Greedy Realtime Power Aware Routing (GRPAR), to ensure an optimal quality of service. Simulation results showed that GRPAR improves the performance compared to RPAR in terms of end-to-end delay, packets delivery ratio and energy conservation.

Keywords

Wireless sensor networks Quality of service Routing protocols RPAR Discrete events simulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fouzi Semchedine
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nadir Ait Saidi
    • 2
    • 3
  • Larbi Belouzir
    • 2
    • 3
  • Louiza Bouallouche-Medjkoune
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics (IOMP)University of SetifSetifAlgeria
  2. 2.Research Unit LaMOSUniversity of BejaiaBejaïaAlgeria
  3. 3.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of BejaiaBejaïaAlgeria

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