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Sensors 2009, 9(5), 3908-3941;

Dynamic Hierarchical Sleep Scheduling for Wireless Ad-Hoc Sensor Networks

Department of Electrical Engineering, Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
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Received: 18 March 2009 / Revised: 29 April 2009 / Accepted: 20 May 2009 / Published: 25 May 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Wireless Sensor Technologies and Applications)
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This paper presents two scheduling management schemes for wireless sensor networks, which manage the sensors by utilizing the hierarchical network structure and allocate network resources efficiently. A local criterion is used to simultaneously establish the sensing coverage and connectivity such that dynamic cluster-based sleep scheduling can be achieved. The proposed schemes are simulated and analyzed to abstract the network behaviors in a number of settings. The experimental results show that the proposed algorithms provide efficient network power control and can achieve high scalability in wireless sensor networks. View Full-Text
Keywords: wireless sensor networks; scheduling management; sensing coverage wireless sensor networks; scheduling management; sensing coverage
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Wen, C.-Y.; Chen, Y.-C. Dynamic Hierarchical Sleep Scheduling for Wireless Ad-Hoc Sensor Networks. Sensors 2009, 9, 3908-3941.

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