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Iterative Decoding for Redistributing Energy Consumption in Wireless Sensor Networks

Maunder, R. G., Weddell, A. S., Merrett, G. V., Al-Hashimi, B. M. and Hanzo, L. (2008) Iterative Decoding for Redistributing Energy Consumption in Wireless Sensor Networks At International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks. 03 - 07 Aug 2008.

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In this paper, we propose a method for desirably redistributing a wireless sensor network's energy consumption from its sensor nodes (which may have scarce energy resources obtained through energy harvesting, for example) to its central node (which often has an abundant energy resource, such as the mains). At the cost of increasing the central node's decoding complexity, our method facilitates (1) a significant reduction in the number of times the sensor nodes are required to retransmit data owing to transmission errors and/or (2) a reduction of up to 3.99 dB in the sensor node's total transmit energy consumption. We show that our approach can reduce the overall energy consumption of transmitting sensor nodes by more than 20% in practice.

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Published date: 3 August 2008
Additional Information: Event Dates: 3-7 August 2008
Venue - Dates: International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, 2008-08-03 - 2008-08-07
Keywords: Wireless Sensor Networks, Iterative Decoding, Rate-1 Coding, Spreading, Energy, Complexity
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems, EEE, Southampton Wireless Group


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PURE UUID: 44911db7-0c94-4c86-8945-7c9255727c3a
ORCID for R. G. Maunder: ORCID iD
ORCID for A. S. Weddell: ORCID iD
ORCID for G. V. Merrett: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 16 May 2008 03:32
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:23

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Author: R. G. Maunder ORCID iD
Author: A. S. Weddell ORCID iD
Author: G. V. Merrett ORCID iD
Author: L. Hanzo

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