IARC – An Improved Coverage Based Sensor Network Topology Control Algorithm

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Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 20)

Abstract

As a wireless sensor network consists of a large number of randomly distributed nodes, one of the most challenging issues is to guarantee the required coverage and connectivity within the entire WSN’s life cycle. This paper proposes a topology control algorithm which is improved from a previous study abbreviated as ARC for large-scale WSNs with randomly deployed nodes. According to the preliminary simulation results, the improvement has been proved that the proposed method can maintain the quality of service by coverage intensity much longer than original design.

Keywords

Wireless Sensor Network Coverage Intensity Routing Protocol 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringFeng Chia UniversityTaichungTaiwan

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