Minimizing Latency in Wireless Sensor Networks with Multiple Mobile Base Stations

  • Mehdi AchourEmail author
  • Jamel Belhadj Taher
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 935)


Among the main issues in wireless sensor networks is the minimization of response time for the delay sensitive applications. Such applications require a fast response time because of their emergency nature; we can site for example battlefield surveillance and health monitoring applications. Despite the importance of latency minimization, we can’t forget energy conservation which is almost always present in many works on wireless sensor networks. In this paper we study the impact of the utilization of multiple mobile base stations on the latency minimization and network lifetime elongation which make a twin gain. Simulation results show the efficiency of the used technique in comparison with the utilization of one base station or multiple fixed base stations.


Wireless sensor networks Delay sensitive applications Latency Network lifetime Multiple mobile base stations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.High Institute of Computer Sciences and Communication TechnologiesHammam SousseTunisia
  2. 2.National School of EngineersSousseTunisia

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