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Information Managed Wireless Sensor Networks with Energy Aware Nodes

Merrett, Geoff, Al-Hashimi, Bashir M., White, Neil M. and Harris, Nick R. (2005) Information Managed Wireless Sensor Networks with Energy Aware Nodes At 2005 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show (NanoTech 2005). 08 - 12 May 2005. , pp. 367-370.

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Wireless sensor networks are continuing to receive considerable research interest. The energy constraint inherent in the small battery powered nodes presents a considerable problem, and much effort is being put into reducing the power consumption. In this paper, we introduce IDEALS (Information manageD Energy Aware aLgorithm for Sensor networks), which aims to extend the network lifetime for important messages. This is obtained through the possible loss of low importance messages. IDEALS is fundamentally built upon a concept of message and power priorities, and is particularly relevant for energy harvesting nodes. The results obtained from a developed simulator show that considerable advantages can be obtained from IDEALS.

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Published date: 2005
Additional Information: Event Dates: 8-12 May 2005
Venue - Dates: 2005 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show (NanoTech 2005), 2005-05-08 - 2005-05-12
Keywords: wireless sensor networks, energy-aware, information content, energy harvesting, network lifetime
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems, EEE


Local EPrints ID: 260546
ISBN: 0-9767985-2-2
PURE UUID: 92505175-58a0-4b1d-b8c9-98f9019b1edf
ORCID for Geoff Merrett: ORCID iD
ORCID for Neil M. White: ORCID iD
ORCID for Nick R. Harris: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 18 Feb 2005
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:12

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Author: Geoff Merrett ORCID iD
Author: Neil M. White ORCID iD
Author: Nick R. Harris ORCID iD

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