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Wireless Sensor Networks:A case study for Energy Efficient Environmental Monitoring

Wireless Sensor Networks:A case study for Energy Efficient Environmental Monitoring
Wireless Sensor Networks:A case study for Energy Efficient Environmental Monitoring
Energy efficiency is a key issue for wireless sensor networks, since sensors nodes can often be powered by non-renewable batteries. In this paper, we examine four MAC protocols in terms of energy consumption, throughput and energy efficiency. A forest fire detection application has been simulated using the well-known ns-2 in order to fully evaluate these protocols.
MAC protocols, energy consumption, wireless sensor networks
Mathioudakis, Ioannis
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White, Neil M.
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Harris, Nick R.
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Merrett, Geoff V.
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Mathioudakis, Ioannis
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White, Neil M.
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Harris, Nick R.
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Merrett, Geoff V.
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Mathioudakis, Ioannis, White, Neil M., Harris, Nick R. and Merrett, Geoff V. (2008) Wireless Sensor Networks:A case study for Energy Efficient Environmental Monitoring At Eurosensors 2008, Germany. 07 - 11 Sep 2008.

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Abstract

Energy efficiency is a key issue for wireless sensor networks, since sensors nodes can often be powered by non-renewable batteries. In this paper, we examine four MAC protocols in terms of energy consumption, throughput and energy efficiency. A forest fire detection application has been simulated using the well-known ns-2 in order to fully evaluate these protocols.

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Submitted date: 15 July 2008
Published date: 7 September 2008
Additional Information: Event Dates: 7-11 September 2008
Venue - Dates: Eurosensors 2008, Germany, 2008-09-07 - 2008-09-11
Keywords: MAC protocols, energy consumption, wireless sensor networks
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems, EEE

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Local EPrints ID: 266161
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/266161
PURE UUID: 043ac8b6-da59-4e2e-8d99-e411025da764
ORCID for Neil M. White: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1532-6452
ORCID for Nick R. Harris: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4122-2219
ORCID for Geoff V. Merrett: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4980-3894

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Date deposited: 20 Jul 2008 15:25
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:19

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

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