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Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Wireless Sensor Network Systems

  1. Content type: Research Article

    Recent advances in wireless networking technologies, along with ubiquitous sensing and computing, have brought significant convenience for location-based services. The localization issue in wireless sensor net...

    Authors: Honglong Chen, Wei Lou and Zhi Wang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:981280

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    MAC protocol controls the activity of wireless radio of sensor nodes directly so that it is the major consumer of sensor energy and the energy efficiency of MAC protocol makes a strong impact on the network pe...

    Authors: Haigang Gong, Ming Liu, Guihai Chen and Xue Zhang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:169132

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    The fact that the IEEE 802.15.4 MAC does not fully satisfy the strict wireless body sensor network (BSN) requirements in healthcare systems highlights the need for the design and analysis of new scalable MAC s...

    Authors: Begonya Otal, Luis Alonso and Christos Verikoukis

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:571407

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    The quality of an IEEE 802.15.4 link can be estimated on the basis of the Link Quality Indication (LQI), which is a parameter offered by the IEEE 802.15.4 physical layer. The LQI has been recommended by organi...

    Authors: Carles Gomez, Antoni Boix and Josep Paradells

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:205407

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    With the development of information technology, we envision that the key of improving coal mine safety is how to get real-time positions of miners. In this paper, we propose a prototype system for real-time co...

    Authors: Yang Wang, Liusheng Huang and Wei Yang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:142092

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    Most wireless sensor networks (WSNs) consist of battery-powered nodes and are limited to hundreds of nodes. Battery replacement is a very costly operation and a key factor in limiting successful large-scale de...

    Authors: Pieter De Mil, Bart Jooris, Lieven Tytgat, Ruben Catteeuw, Ingrid Moerman, Piet Demeester and Ad Kamerman

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:343690

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    The deployment of large-scale wireless sensor networks (WSNs) presents various challenges whose solution requires the design and development of power-and-time efficient protocols. In this context many proposal...

    Authors: Fernando Royo, Miguel Lopez-Guerrero, Teresa Olivares and Luis Orozco-Barbosa

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:513527

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    Key management is a core mechanism to provide secure and reliable communications in wireless sensor networks (WSNs). In large-scale WSNs, due to the resource constraint on sensor nodes, it is still an extremel...

    Authors: Zhong Su, Yixin Jiang, Fengyuan Ren, Chuang Lin and Xiaowen Chu

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:808797

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    A random ant-like unicast routing (RAUR) protocol is proposed for wireless ad hoc sensor networks. In RAUR, when a source node needs to find a routing path to a destination, it does not flood the network. Inst...

    Authors: Yang Qin, Shenhao Liu and Jinlong Wang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:648235

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    This paper revisits the problem of Quality of Service (QoS) provisioning to assess the relevance of using multipath routing to improve the reliability and packet delivery in wireless sensor networks while main...

    Authors: Antoine B. Bagula

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:468737

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    It becomes increasingly important to obtain the accurate and spontaneous runtime network behavior for further studies on wireless sensor networks. However, the existing testbeds cannot appropriately match such...

    Authors: Wei Huangfu, Limin Sun and Jiangchuan Liu

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:642531

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    One of the most important applications for wireless sensor networks (WSNs) is Data Collection, where sensing data are collected at sensor nodes and forwarded to a central base station for further processing. Sinc...

    Authors: Feng Wang, Jiangchuan Liu and Limin Sun

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:698951

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