Novel sink-oriented approach for efficient sink mobility support in wireless sensor networks

Jeongsik In, Jae Wan Kim, Kwangil Hwang, Jihoon Lee, Doo Seop Eom

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Abstract

Mobile sinks pose several challenges for network protocol design. While moving, a sink should continuously update its topological position information in the sensor nodes to maintain paths. This may require large signaling overhead, resulting in excessive energy consumption. Various schemes have been proposed to reduce the path management overhead. In many of these schemes, the sinks only maintain paths from active sources to reduce the overhead. While reducing the path management overhead, this approach introduces other problems. In this paper, a novel path management scheme, Net Cast Routing (NCR), is proposed. NCR provides ceaseless connection from every sensor node to every sink in an efficient manner. Since it does not distinguish active sources from other sensor nodes, its performance is not affected by the number or movement of the sensing targets. In addition, unlike multicast based schemes [2, 3, 4], NCR does not require any subscription procedure to active sources.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks - 2nd International Conference, MSN 2006, Proceedings
Pages329-340
Number of pages12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Event2nd International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks, MSN 2006 - Hong Kong, China
Duration: 2006 Dec 132006 Dec 15

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume4325 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Other

Other2nd International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks, MSN 2006
CountryChina
CityHong Kong
Period06/12/1306/12/15

Keywords

  • Mobility
  • Routing
  • Sensor networks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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    In, J., Kim, J. W., Hwang, K., Lee, J., & Eom, D. S. (2006). Novel sink-oriented approach for efficient sink mobility support in wireless sensor networks. In Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks - 2nd International Conference, MSN 2006, Proceedings (pp. 329-340). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 4325 LNCS). https://doi.org/10.1007/11943952_28