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Type of publication:Inproceedings
Entered by:ichatz
TitleA Comparative Study of Protocols for Efficient Data Propagation in Smart Dust Networks
Bibtex cite IDRACTI-RU1-2003-9
Booktitle 9th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (EUROPAR)
Series Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Year published 2003
Month August
Volume 2790
Pages 1003-1016
Publisher Springer Verlag
Location Klagenfurt, Austria
Note Distinguished Paper
Keywords Wireless Sensor Networks
Smart Dust is comprised of a vast number of ultra-small fully autonomous computing and communication devices, with very restricted energy and computing capabilities, that co-operate to accomplish a large sensing task. Smart Dust can be very useful in practice i.e. in the local detection of a remote crucial event and the propagation of data reporting its realization to a control center. In this work, we have implemented and experimentally evaluated four protocols (PFR, LTP and two variations of LTP which we here introduce) for local detection and propagation in smart dust networks, under new, more general and realistic modelling assumptions. We comparatively study, by using extensive experiments, their behavior highlighting their relative advantages and disadvantages. All protocols are very successful. In the setting we considered here, PFR seems to be faster while the LTP based protocols are more energy efficient.
Chatzigiannakis, Ioannis
Dimitriou, Tassos
Mavronicolas, Marios
Nikoletseas, Sotiris
Spirakis, Paul
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