publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

Mobility based energy efficient and multi-sink algorithms for consumer home networks

Jianwei Zhang; Sungyoung Lee; Yue Yin; R. Simon Sherratt; Jin Wang;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2013 Journal: IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, volume 59, pages 77-84 (issn: 0098-3063, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Country: United Kingdom
With the fast development of the Internet, wireless communications and semiconductor devices, home networking has received significant attention. Consumer products can collect and transmit various types of data in the home environment. Typical consumer sensors are often equipped with tiny, irreplaceable batteries and it therefore of the utmost importance to design energy efficient algorithms to prolong the home network lifetime and reduce devices going to landfill. Sink mobility is an important technique to improve home network performance including energy consumption, lifetime and end-to-end delay. Also, it can largely mitigate the hot spots near the sink node....
free text keywords: Media Technology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Algorithm, Engineering, business.industry, business, Cluster analysis, Key distribution in wireless sensor networks, Sink (computing), Wireless sensor network, Efficient energy use, Computer network, Network performance, Energy consumption, Wireless
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