Energy management is an unavoidable issue in the application of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN). To guarantee efficiency and durability in a network, we must go beyond hardware solutions and seek alternative software solutions that allow for better data control from the source to delivery.
Data transfer must obey different routing protocols, depending on the application type and network architecture. The correct protocol should allow for fluid information flow as well as optimizing power consumption and resources – a challenge faced by dense networks.
The topics covered in this book provide answers to these needs by introducing and exploring computer-based tools, protocol strategies for low power consumption by implementing routing mechanisms which include several levels of intervention, ranging from deployment to network operation.
1. Energy Management in Wireless Sensor Networks.
2. Optimization Techniques for Energy Consumption in WSNs.
3. Routing Information for Energy Management in WSNs.
4. Adaptive Routing for Large-Scale WSNs.
5. Inheritance-based Adaptive Protocol for WSN Information Routing.
6. Hierarchical Hybrid Routing: the HRP-DCM Solution.
7. Performance Evaluation.
Youcef Touati is Associate Professor at University of Paris-8 in France. His research interests at the Computer-Science Laboratory LIASD-EA4383 concern routing and security protocols, soft computing and data fusion with application in WSN, Brain Computer Interfaces and embedded systems.
Arab Ali-Chérif is Full Professor at University of Paris-8 in France and leader of the Computer-Science Laboratory LIASD-EA4383. His research interests include soft computing, data fusion, localization, routing protocols and security with applications in wireless sensor networks, robotics and medicine.
Boubaker Daachi is Full Professor at University of Paris-8 in France and research member at Computer-Science Laboratory LIASD-EA4383. His research interests include Neural Networks, control, localization, routing protocols and security with applications in wireless sensor networks, Brain Computer Interfaces and robotics.
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