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Theoretical and Algorithmic Foundations of Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks

  1. Content type: Research Article

    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 ...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:350198

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    Game Theory provides a mathematical tool for the analysis of interactions between the agents with conflicting interests, hence it is well suitable tool to model some problems in communication systems, especial...

    Authors: S. Mehta and K. S. Kwak

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:926420

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    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:627372

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    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:386319

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    In wireless sensor networks (WSNs), cooperative communication represents a potential candidate to combat the effects of channel fading by exploiting diversity gain achieved via cooperation among the relays nod...

    Authors: Shaoqing Wang and Jingnan Nie

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:162326

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    The broadcast scheduling problem (BSP) in packet radio networks is a well-known NP-complete combinatorial optimization problem. The broadcast scheduling avoids packet collisions by allowing only one node trans...

    Authors: Chih-Chiang Lin and Pi-Chung Wang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:578370

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    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:430615

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    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 ...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:625619

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    Wireless sensor networks are often required to provide event miss-ratio assurance for a given event type. To meet such assurances along with minimum energy consumption, this paper shows how a node's activation...

    Authors: H. Ozgur Sanli and Hasan Çam

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:345052

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    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...

    Authors: Yao Yu, Sarod Yatawatta and AthinaP Petropulu

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:843745

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    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:270894

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    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...

    Authors: Fei Ye, Sumit Roy and Zhisheng Niu

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:930414

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    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...

    Authors: Moslem Noori, Sahar Movaghati and Masoud Ardakani

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:716565

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    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...

    Authors: Ping Zhou, Xudong Wang, BS Manoj and Ramesh Rao

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:368423

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    In target monitoring problem, it is generally assumed that the whole target object can be monitored by a single sensor if the target falls within its sensing range. Unfortunately, this assumption becomes inval...

    Authors: Ka-Shun Hung and King-Shan Lui

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:926075

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    The problem of collaborative tracking of mobile nodes in wireless sensor networks is addressed. By using a novel metric derived from the energy model in LEACH (W.B. Heinzelman, A.P. Chandrakasan and H. Balakri...

    Authors: Loredana Arienzo

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:641632

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    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 ...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:358071

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    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...

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

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009 2010:476598

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