A Scalable, Efficient and Reliable Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Peter Kok Keong Loh
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4159)


The nodes in wireless sensor networks are energy-constrained and have limited bandwidth. In addition, communication links between nodes are unpredictable and unstable. These factors make the design of routing protocols for such a network very challenging. We propose a scalable, efficient and reliable routing protocol called EAR that provides reliable data delivery from nodes to hubs in a wireless sensor network. Simulation results have shown EAR outperforming existing routing protocols.


Wireless Sensor Network Data Packet Medium Access Control Protocol Packet Delivery Ratio RREQ Packet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Kok Keong Loh
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  1. 1.School of Computer EngineeringNanyang Technological UniversitySingapore

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