Conference Paper

Energy-efficient communication for ad-hoc wireless sensor networks

Massachusetts Inst. of Technol., Cambridge, MA, USA
DOI: 10.1109/ACSSC.2001.986894 In proceeding of: Signals, Systems and Computers, 2001. Conference Record of the Thirty-Fifth Asilomar Conference on, Volume: 1
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ABSTRACT The energy dissipated by communication is a key concern in the development of networks of hundreds to thousands of distributed wireless microsensors. To evaluate the dissipation of communication energy in this unique application domain, energy models based on actual microsensor hardware are incorporated into a simulation tool designed expressly for high-density, energy-conscious wireless networks. Assessing and leveraging the energy implications of microsensor hardware and applications is crucial to achieving energy-efficient microsensor network communication.

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