A Standard Error Detection Mechanism for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks

  • Imtiaz Ahmed Khan
  • Nam-Yeol Yun
  • Sardorbek Muminov
  • Soo-Hyun Park
  • Chang-Hwa Kim
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 193)


Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks (UWASNs) have some constant factors like energy limitations and node mobility. Energy is a very crucial issue as any kind of recharging is not possible in underwater environment. Energy consumption in each section is important. Saving a small amount of energy helps the life span of the sensor nodes as well as the lifetime of the networks. Especially for static UWASNs, long-term non-time critical application energy efficiency is of major concern. Beside energy efficient protocol design, error control is important in communication as the issue of data integrity is becoming increasingly important. Allowable error rate and undetected error probability in a network is also calculated for noisy channel. Error control is a system design technique that can fundamentally change the trade-offs in a communication system design. An error detection mechanism with low power consumption is also important for saving energy. In this paper, we have tried to find out how we can save our precious energy during communication among sensor nodes and bio mimetic fish-robots. Especially in security and error checking operation in underwater environment based on different error detection and correction mechanisms.


UWASNs Error Check Energy Efficiency Underwater Communications CRC (Cyclic Redundancy Check) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Imtiaz Ahmed Khan
    • 1
  • Nam-Yeol Yun
    • 1
  • Sardorbek Muminov
    • 1
  • Soo-Hyun Park
    • 1
  • Chang-Hwa Kim
    • 2
  1. 1.Ubiquitous System Lab., Graduate School of BITKookmin UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Underwater Sensor Network System Research CenterGangneung-Wonju National UniversityGangneungKorea

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