EDLA tradeoffs for wireless sensor network target tracking

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Title: EDLA tradeoffs for wireless sensor network target tracking
Authors: Tynan, Richard
O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
O'Grady, Michael J.
Muldoon, Conor
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1338
Date: Jun-2009
Abstract: The number of active nodes in a WSN deployment governs both the longevity of the network and the accuracy of applications using the network’s data. As node hibernation techniques become more sophistocated, it is important that an accurate evaluation methodology is employed to ensure fair comparisons across different techniques. Examining both energy and accuracy ensures a claim of increased longevity for a particular technique can be contrasted against its associated drop, if any, in application accuracy. This change can also be as a result of increased latency and the accuracy encapsulates many aspects of WSN performance in one metric. In this work, we detail the first in a series of simulation experiments designed to demonstrate the tradeoffs for a WSN and we employ mobility tracking as the application to benchmark accuracy. Additionally, we demonstrate experimental evidence for a potential adaptive mobility tracking protocol.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
Copyright (published version): 2009, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Subject LCSH: Wireless sensor networks--Evaluation
Network performance (Telecommunication)
DOI: 10.1109/ICDCSW.2009.59
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: ICDCSW 2009 : the 29th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops : proceedings
Conference Details: Paper presented at the Second International Workshop on Specialized Ad Hoc Networks and Systems (SAHNS 2009), Montreal, June 26, 2009
Appears in Collections:CLARITY Research Collection
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