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Monitoring Wireless Sensor Networks Using a Model-Aided Approach

  • Chongqing Zhang
  • Minglu Li
  • Min-You Wu
  • Wenzhe Zhang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3976)

Abstract

A wireless sensor network may consist of a large number of small, battery-powered, wireless sensor nodes and works in an unattended way. In order to manage the sensor network and collect data from the network efficiently, we need to know the state of the WSN. In this paper, we propose a model-aided approach to support the monitoring of the state of WSNs. In this approach, models are created on base station to support the monitoring of the network, and mobile agents are injected into the network to collect state information. Experimental results show the effectiveness of our approach.

Keywords

Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network State Information Cluster Head 
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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chongqing Zhang
    • 1
  • Minglu Li
    • 1
  • Min-You Wu
    • 1
  • Wenzhe Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringShanghai Jiaotong UniversityShanghaiChina

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