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Wireless Network Algorithms, Systems, and Applications

  1. Research Article

    Biologically Inspired Target Recognition in Radar Sensor Networks

    One of the great mysteries of the brain is cognitive control. How can the interactions between millions of neurons result in behavior that is coordinated and appears willful and voluntary? There is consensus t...

    Qilian Liang

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2010:523435

    Published on: 21 December 2009

  2. Research Article

    Efficient Scheduling of Pigeons for a Constrained Delay Tolerant Application

    Information collection in the disaster area is an important application of pigeon networks—a special type of delay tolerant networks (DTNs) that borrows the ancient idea of using pigeons as the telecommunicati...

    Jiazhen Zhou, Jiang Li and Legand Burge

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2010:142921

    Published on: 13 December 2009

  3. Research Article

    Scheduling Heterogeneous Wireless Systems for Efficient Spectrum Access

    The spectrum scarcity problem emerged in recent years, due to unbalanced utilization of RF (radio frequency) bands in the current state of wireless spectrum allocations. Spectrum access scheduling addresses ch...

    Lichun Bao and Shenghui Liao

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2010:736365

    Published on: 19 November 2009

  4. Research Article

    A Secure Localization Approach against Wormhole Attacks Using Distance Consistency

    Wormhole attacks can negatively affect the localization in wireless sensor networks. A typical wormhole attack can be launched by two colluding attackers, one of which sniffs packets at one point in the networ...

    Honglong Chen, Wei Lou, Xice Sun and Zhi Wang

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2010:627039

    Published on: 11 November 2009

  5. Research Article

    NQAR: Network Quality Aware Routing in Error-Prone Wireless Sensor Networks

    We propose a network quality aware routing (NQAR) mechanism to provide an enabling method of the delay-sensitive data delivery over error-prone wireless sensor networks. Unlike the existing routing methods tha...

    Jaewon Choi, Baek-Young Choi, Sejun Song and Kwang-Hui Lee

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2010:409724

    Published on: 10 November 2009

  6. Research Article

    Distributed Range-Free Localization Algorithm Based on Self-Organizing Maps

    In Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs), determining the physical location of nodes (localization) is very important for many network services and protocols. This paper proposes a new Distributed Range-Free Localiz...

    PhamDoan Tinh and Makoto Kawai

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2010:692513

    Published on: 10 November 2009

  7. Research Article

    On the Capacity of Hybrid Wireless Networks with Opportunistic Routing

    This paper studies the capacity of hybrid wireless networks with opportunistic routing (OR). We first extend the opportunistic routing algorithm to exploit high-speed data transmissions in infrastructure netwo...

    Tan Le and Yong Liu

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2010:202197

    Published on: 10 November 2009

  8. Research Article

    SPM: Source Privacy for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

    Source privacy plays a key role in communication infrastructure protection. It is a critical security requirement for many mission critical communications. This is especially true for mobile ad hoc networks (M...

    Jian Ren, Yun Li and Tongtong Li

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2010:534712

    Published on: 10 November 2009

  9. Research Article

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    Wireless sensors rely on battery power, and in many applications it is difficult or prohibitive to replace them. Hence, in order to prolongate the system's lifetime, some sensors can be kept inactive while oth...

    Giordano Fusco and Himanshu Gupta

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2010:192752

    Published on: 2 November 2009

  10. Research Article

    Load Balancing Routing with Bounded Stretch

    Routing in wireless networks has been heavily studied in the last decade. Many routing protocols are based on classic shortest path algorithms. However, shortest path-based routing protocols suffer from uneven...

    Fan Li, Siyuan Chen and Yu Wang

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2010:623706

    Published on: 3 July 2009