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Mobile base station for wireless sensor networks using particle swarm optimization

Abdul Latiff, Nurul Mu'azzah and Syed Yusof, Sharifah Kamilah and Nik Abdul Malik, Nik Noordini (2010) Mobile base station for wireless sensor networks using particle swarm optimization. Project Report. Fakulti Kejuruteraan Elektrik, Skudai, Johor. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Wireless sensor networks are a family of networks in wireless communication system and have the potential to become significant subsystem of engineering applications. In view of the fact that the sensor nodes in wireless sensor networks are typically irreplaceable, this type of network should operate with minimum possible energy in order to improve overall energy efficiency. Therefore, the protocols and algorithms developed for sensor networks must incorporate energy consumption as the highest priority optimization goal. Since the base station in sensor networks is usually a node with high processing power, high storage capacity and the battery used can be rechargeable, the base station can be utilized to collect data from each sensor node in the sensing area by moving closer to the transmitting node. The main objective of this research is to propose an energy-efficient protocol for the movement of mobile base station using particle swarm optimization (PSO) method in wireless sensor networks. Simulation results demonstrate that the proposed protocol can improve the network lifetime, data delivery and energy consumption compared to existing energy-efficient protocols developed for this network.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:17879
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Deposited On:25 Nov 2011 08:51
Last Modified:25 Nov 2011 08:51

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