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Deterministic recurrent communication in restricted Sensor Networks

Fernández Anta, Antonio and Mosteiro, Miguel A. and Thraves, Christopher (2012) Deterministic recurrent communication in restricted Sensor Networks. [Journal Articles]

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Abstract

In Sensor Networks, the lack of topology information and the availability of only one communication channel has led research work to the use of randomization to deal with collisions of transmissions. However, the scarcest resource in this setting is the energy supply, and radio communication dominates the sensor node energy consumption. Hence, redundant trials of transmission as used in randomized protocols may be counter-effective. Additionally, most of the research work in Sensor Networks is either heuristic or includes unrealistic assumptions. Hence, provable results for many basic problems still remain to be given. In this paper, we study upper and lower bounds for deterministic communication primitives under the harsh constraints of sensor nodes.

Item Type: Journal Articles
Uncontrolled Keywords: Radio Networks, Sensor Networks, deterministic communication, recurrent communication
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Antonio Fernandez
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2012 10:23
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2013 11:49
URI: http://eprints.networks.imdea.org/id/eprint/33

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