Study on Architecture and Topology of Mobile Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 295)


Mobile underwater wireless sensor networks (MUWSNs) is becoming an active research field. Owing to the factors that complex underwater conditions and the mobility of the underwater sensors have made MUWSNs to evolve dynamically, it is important to study the architecture and topology of MUWSNs. First, the research status of MUWSNs is clarified. Second, the features and architecture are analyzed. Third, the topological characteristics of MUWSNs are discussed. Finally, the directions of the future study are put forward.


MUWSNs Autonomous underwater vehicle Sensor deployment Coverage efficiency 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ming He
    • 1
  • Wenhui Liang
    • 1
  • Qiuli Chen
    • 1
  • Qingbing Zou
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Command Information SystemsPLA Science and Technology UniversityNanjingChina

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