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Evaluating a Novel Cellular Automata-Based Distributed Power Management Approach for Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Sepideh Adabi
  • Sahar Adabi
  • Ali Rezaee
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 114)

Abstract

According to the traditional definition of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), static sensors have limited the feasibility of WSNs in some kind of approaches, so the mobility was introduced in WSN. Mobile nodes in a WSN come equipped with battery and from the point of deployment, this battery reserve becomes a valuable resource since it cannot be replenished. Hence, maximizing the network lifetime by minimizing the energy is an important challenge in Mobile WSN. Energy conservation can be accomplished by different approaches. In this paper, we presented an energy conservation solution based on Cellular Automata. The main objective of this solution is based on dynamically adjusting the transmission range and switching between operational states of the sensor nodes.

Keywords

Cellular Automata Energy Conservation Mobile Wireless Sensor Network 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sepideh Adabi
    • 1
  • Sahar Adabi
    • 1
  • Ali Rezaee
    • 2
  1. 1.North Tehran BranchIslamic Azad UniversityTehranIran
  2. 2.Science and Research BranchIslamic Azad UniversityTehranIran

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