Non-interfering Multipath Mechanism for Media Stream Transmission in Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Mohamed Nacer Bouatit
  • Selma BoumerdassiEmail author
  • Ruben H. Milocco
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11005)


Potential applications of multimedia sensor networks cover a wide spectrum from military to industrial and from commercial to environmental monitoring. These applications require high bandwidth and are extremely delay sensitive. However, multipath routing is one of the appropriate solutions for multimedia data transmission, unlike traditional schemes using the shortest paths. Therefore, in this paper, we address the issue of interference in WMSNs and present an non-interfering multipath mechanism, integrated in our previous GMFT routing protocol. The proposed mechanism intervenes during path exploration phase in order to limit adjacent paths interactions.

Simulations results show a significant contribution and indicate that the proposed mechanism provides a higher data packets delivery rate.


Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks Non-interfering paths Multipath transmission Geographic routing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed Nacer Bouatit
    • 1
  • Selma Boumerdassi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ruben H. Milocco
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Studies and Research in Computer Science and Communications - CNAMParisFrance
  2. 2.Department of the Electrical EngineeringNational University of ComahueNeuquénArgentina

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