Energy Consumption Research of Mobile Data Collection Protocol for Underwater Nodes Using an USV
AbstractThe Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) integrated with an acoustic modem is a novel mobile vehicle for data collection, which has an advantage in terms of mobility, efficiency, and collection cost. In the scenario of data collection, the USV is controlled autonomously along the planning trajectory and the data of underwater nodes are dynamically collected. In order to improve the efficiency of data collection and extend the life of the underwater nodes, a mobile data collection protocol for underwater nodes using the USV was proposed. In the protocol, the stop-and-wait ARQ transmission mechanism is adopted, where the duty cycle is designed considering the ratio between the sleep mode and the detection mode, and the transmission ratio is defined by the duty cycle, wake-up signal cycles, and USV’s speed. According to protocol, the evaluation index for energy consumption is constructed based on the duty cycle and the transmission ratio. The energy consumption of the protocol is simulated and analyzed using the mobile communication experiment data of USV, taking into consideration USV’s speed, data sequence length, and duty cycle. Optimized protocol parameters are identified, which in turn denotes the proposed protocol’s feasibility and effectiveness. View Full-Text
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Lv, Z.; Zhang, J.; Jin, J.; Li, Q.; Gao, B. Energy Consumption Research of Mobile Data Collection Protocol for Underwater Nodes Using an USV. Sensors 2018, 18, 1211.
Lv Z, Zhang J, Jin J, Li Q, Gao B. Energy Consumption Research of Mobile Data Collection Protocol for Underwater Nodes Using an USV. Sensors. 2018; 18(4):1211.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lv, Zhichao; Zhang, Jie; Jin, Jiucai; Li, Qi; Gao, Baoru. 2018. "Energy Consumption Research of Mobile Data Collection Protocol for Underwater Nodes Using an USV." Sensors 18, no. 4: 1211.
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