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Electronics 2017, 6(4), 72; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics6040072

Proactive Redundant Data Filtering Scheme for Combined RFID and Sensor Networks

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LRIT Faculty of Science, Mohammed V University of Rabat, 12000 Rabat, Morocco
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Systems Engineering Laboratory, Ibn Tofail University, 14060 Kenitra, Morocco
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Received: 31 August 2017 / Revised: 19 September 2017 / Accepted: 21 September 2017 / Published: 24 September 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue RFID, WPT and Energy Harvesting)
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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is gaining significant thrust in many application fields such as identification and real-time localization systems. Consequently, nowadays, the demand for integrated RFID-Sensors networks is increasing. Usually, numerous RFID-Sensors are deployed to form such types of networks. Then, an RFID tag can be located in the reading field of more than one reader that generates duplicated data reception at the base station. The data redundancy transmission causes unnecessary energy consumption and network overloading that contributes to the augmentation of transmission delays. In this paper, we tackle the data duplication reception problem. We propose an efficient and proactive filtering scheme for redundant data based on a preliminary broadcast. Our scheme allows us to prevent and significantly reduce the redundant data and improve the performances of the integrated RFID-sensor network. View Full-Text
Keywords: RFID; sensor networks; data duplication; data filtering; routing RFID; sensor networks; data duplication; data filtering; routing
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Ouadou, M.; Zytoune, O. Proactive Redundant Data Filtering Scheme for Combined RFID and Sensor Networks. Electronics 2017, 6, 72.

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