Immune Multipath Reliable Transmission with Fault Tolerance in Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Hongbing Li
  • Dong Zeng
  • Liwan Chen
  • Qiang Chen
  • Mingwei Wang
  • Chunjiong Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 682)


Transmission reliability is one of the most important metrics to evaluate the performance of wireless sensor networks. For the fault of nodes or links affecting the stability and reliability of network, Immune based multipath transmission algorithm is proposed. For giving the consideration to the factors of transmission delay and energy consumption beside the hops/distance, immune based multiple paths can be quickly established from the source node to the destination node. Metrics of data receiving rate are adopted to evaluate the performance of multipath transmission. The result shows good performance of fault tolerance, stability and reliability of data transmission.


Wireless sensor networks Reliable transmission Fault tolerance Multipath routing Immune algorithm 



The work was supported by the National Project (61402063), National Science Foundation for Post-doctoral Scientists of China (2015M582616), Chongqing Basic and Advanced Technology Research Project (cstc2014jcyjA1316, cstc2016jcyjA0063, cstc2013kjrc-qnrc40013), Scientific and Technological Research Program of Chongqing Municipal Education Commission (KJ1601003, KJ1401002, KJ1401008, KJ1401010, KJ1603303, KJ1501014), Joint Funds of Natural Science Foundation Project of Guizhou (J-LKG[2013]46), Key Laboratory Open Projects of Chongqing Three Gorges University (063120202), Youth Scientific Project of Chongqing Three Gorges University (15QN09). Doctoral Fund Project of Chongqing Three Gorges University (14ZZ03), Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project of College Students (201610643004).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hongbing Li
    • 1
  • Dong Zeng
    • 2
  • Liwan Chen
    • 3
  • Qiang Chen
    • 3
  • Mingwei Wang
    • 3
  • Chunjiong Zhang
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and EngineeringChongqing Three Gorges UniversityWanzhouChina
  2. 2.Wanzhou Branch of Chongqing Unicom Corperation of ChinaWanzhouChina
  3. 3.School of Electronic and Information EngineeringChongqing Three Gorges UniversityWanzhouChina

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