Efficient Algorithms for Characteristic Wireless Power Transfer Problems in Sensor Networks

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 140)

Abstract

In Wireless Rechargeable Sensor Networks, one or more special mobile entities (called the Mobile Chargers) traverse the network and wirelessly replenish the energy of sensor nodes, using wireless power transfer technology. In this paper, we present some state of the art algorithms that apply to characteristic problems in such networks, namely efficient use of wireless power transfer using i) one Mobile Charger, ii) multiple Mobile Chargers, iii) collaborative mobile charging.

Keywords

Wireless Power Transfer Wireless Sensor Networks Energy Management Distributed Algorithms Mobility 

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© Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Engineering and InformaticsUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece
  2. 2.Computer Technology Institute and Press “Diophantus”PatrasGreece

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