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An Energy-Aware Position-Based Routing Strategy

  • Linfeng Yuan
  • Zongkai Yang
  • Liang Ou
  • Wenqing Cheng
  • Xu Du
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3947)

Abstract

In sensor networks, the nodes are always equipped with limited power source, energy-awareness must be carefully considered in the design of sensor networks. According to the analysis of the classical positioned-based routing protocols, this paper introduces a novel concept of Effective Transmission (ET) which ensures each forwarding node is not only farther from the source node, but also nearer to the destination node with respect to its sender. An energy-aware routing protocol based on ET is proposed. It decreases the energy consumption for each hop in the transmission. The simulation results show the routing protocol is effective on the performance of energy consumption while comparing with some other routing protocols.

Keywords

Energy Consumption Sensor Network Wireless Sensor Network Source Node Destination Node 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Linfeng Yuan
    • 1
  • Zongkai Yang
    • 1
  • Liang Ou
    • 1
  • Wenqing Cheng
    • 1
  • Xu Du
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Information EngineeringHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanP.R. China

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