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Theoretical and Algorithmic Foundations of Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks

  1. Research Article

    Determining Localized Tree Construction Schemes Based on Sensor Network Lifetime

    The communication energy consumption in a data-gathering tree depends on the number of descendants to the node of concern as well as the link quality between communicating nodes. In this paper, we examine the ...

    Jae-Joon Lee, Bhaskar Krishnamachari and C-CJay Kuo

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:350198

    Published on: 19 July 2010

  2. Research Article

    Energy-Efficient Query Management Scheme for a Wireless Sensor Database System

    Minimizing the communication overhead to reduce the energy consumption is an essential consideration in sensor network applications, and existing research has mostly concentrated on data aggregation and in-net...

    Guofang Nan and Minqiang Li

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:978694

    Published on: 28 June 2010

  3. Research Article

    A Decentralized Approach for Nonlinear Prediction of Time Series Data in Sensor Networks

    Wireless sensor networks rely on sensor devices deployed in an environment to support sensing and monitoring, including temperature, humidity, motion, and acoustic. Here, we propose a new approach to model phy...

    Paul Honeine (EURASIP Member), Cédric Richard, José Carlos M. Bermudez, Jie Chen and Hichem Snoussi

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:627372

    Published on: 10 June 2010

  4. Research Article

    Dynamic Object Tracking Tree in Wireless Sensor Network

    Recent advances in embedded microsensing technologies and low-energy cost sensors have made wireless sensor networks possible. Object tracking is an important research of wireless sensor networks. However, mos...

    Min-Xiou Chen, Che-Chen Hu and Wen-Yen Weng

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:386319

    Published on: 2 June 2010

  5. Research Article

    A Stochastic Multiobjective Optimization Framework for Wireless Sensor Networks

    In wireless sensor networks (WSNs), there generally exist many different objective functions to be optimized. In this paper, we propose a stochastic multiobjective optimization approach to solve such kind of p...

    Shibo He, Jiming Chen, Weiqiang Xu, Youxian Sun, Preetha Thulasiraman and Xuemin(Sherman) Shen

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:430615

    Published on: 20 May 2010

  6. Research Article

    Distributed Transmit Beamforming without Phase Feedback

    Phase feedback and adjustment between wireless nodes greatly reduce the power efficiency of distributed beamforming. In this paper, we propose a distributed transmit beamforming method without any phase feedba...

    Chen Wang, Qinye Yin, Jingjing Zhang, Bo Hao and Wei Li

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:270894

    Published on: 10 May 2010

  7. Research Article

    A Precoded OFDMA System with User Cooperation

    A new cooperative scheme for a two-user orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) uplink communication scenario is proposed. Each user is equipped with one transmit/receive antenna. Before transmis...

    Yao Yu, Sarod Yatawatta and AthinaP Petropulu

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:843745

    Published on: 10 May 2010

  8. Research Article

    Performance Analysis of a Cluster-Based MAC Protocol for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

    An analytical model to evaluate the non-saturated performance of the Distributed Queuing Medium Access Control Protocol for Ad Hoc Networks (DQMANs) in single-hop networks is presented in this paper. DQMAN is ...

    Jesús Alonso-Zárate, Elli Kartsakli, Luis Alonso and Christos Verikoukis

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:625619

    Published on: 10 May 2010

  9. Research Article

    Characterizing the Path Coverage of Random Wireless Sensor Networks

    Wireless sensor networks are widely used in security monitoring applications to sense and report specific activities in a field. In path coverage, for example, the network is in charge of monitoring a path and...

    Moslem Noori, Sahar Movaghati and Masoud Ardakani

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:716565

    Published on: 13 April 2010

  10. Research Article

    Flow Oriented Channel Assignment for Multi-radio Wireless Mesh Networks

    We investigate channel assignment for a multichannel wireless mesh network backbone, where each router is equipped with multiple interfaces. Of particular interest is the development of channel assignment heur...

    Fei Ye, Sumit Roy and Zhisheng Niu

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:930414

    Published on: 13 April 2010

  11. Research Article

    On Optimizing Gateway Placement for Throughput in Wireless Mesh Networks

    An innovative gateway placement scheme is proposed for wireless mesh networks (WMNs) in this paper. It determines the location of a gateway based on a new performance metric called multihop traffic-flow weight...

    Ping Zhou, Xudong Wang, BS Manoj and Ramesh Rao

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:368423

    Published on: 12 April 2010

  12. Research Article

    Internode Distance-Based Redundancy Reliable Transport in Underwater Sensor Networks

    Underwater communication is a very challenging topic. Protocols used in terrestrial sensor networks cannot be directly applied in the underwater world. High-bit error rate and large propagation delay make the ...

    Bin Liu, Hongyang Chen, Xianfu Lei, Fengyuan Ren and Kaoru Sezaki

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:358071

    Published on: 24 March 2010

  13. Research Article

    Range-Based Localization for UWB Sensor Networks in Realistic Environments

    The Non-Line of Sight (NLOS) problem is the major drawback for accurate localization within Ultra-Wideband (UWB) sensor networks. In this article, a comprehensive overview of the existing methods for localizat...

    Guowei Shen, Rudolf Zetik, Ole Hirsch and Reiner S. Thomä

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2010:476598

    Published on: 19 October 2009