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CENet: A Cabinet Environmental Sensing Network
Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No.6 Kexueyuan South Road Zhongguancun, Haidian District Beijing, China
Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1068 Xueyuan Avenue, Shenzhen University Town, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China
Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, No.9 Yuquan Road, Sijingshan District Beijing, China
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Received: 29 November 2009; in revised form: 24 December 2009 / Accepted: 28 December 2009 / Published: 28 January 2010
Abstract: For data center cooling and intelligent substation systems, real time cabinet environmental monitoring is a strong requirement. Monitoring data, such as temperature, humidity, and noise, is important for operators to manage the facilities in cabinets. We here propose a sensing network, called CENet, which is energy efficient and reliable for cabinet environmental monitoring. CENet achieves above 93% reliable data yield and sends fewer beacons compared to periodic beaconing. It does so through a data-aided routing protocol. In addition, based on B-MAC, we propose a scheduling scheme to increase the lifetime of the network by reducing unnecessary message snooping and channel listening, thus it is more energy efficient than B-MAC. The performance of CENet is evaluated by simulations and experiments.
Keywords: wireless sensor network; cabinet monitoring; data-aided routing protocol; scheduling
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Zhang, Z.; Yu, F.; Chen, L.; Cao, G. CENet: A Cabinet Environmental Sensing Network. Sensors 2010, 10, 1021-1040.
Zhang Z, Yu F, Chen L, Cao G. CENet: A Cabinet Environmental Sensing Network. Sensors. 2010; 10(2):1021-1040.
Zhang, Zusheng; Yu, Fengqi; Chen, Liang; Cao, Guangmin. 2010. "CENet: A Cabinet Environmental Sensing Network." Sensors 10, no. 2: 1021-1040.