Opportunistically Exploiting Internet of Things for Wireless Sensor Network Routing in Smart Cities
AbstractWith the emergence of Internet of Things (IoT), the research on Smart Cities with wireless sensor networks (WSNs) got leveraged due to similarities between objectives in both Smart City and IoT. Along with them, research in controlling WSN faces new challenges and opportunities for data aggregation and routing has received consistent focus from researchers. Yet new techniques are being proposed to address modern challenges in WSN and efficient resource utilization. Moreover, solutions are required to integrate existing deployed WSN with ever increasing numbers of IoT devices in Smart Cities, that benefit both. In this work, we present an approach for routing in a WSN, in which IoT is used opportunistically to reduce the communication overhead of the sensors. In our approach, WSN deployed in a Smart City interacts with the IoT devices to route the data to the sink. We build a prototype Integration Platform for the WSN that allows interaction with IoT devices and utilizes them opportunistically that results in an energy efficient routing of data. Simulation results show that the direction is quite promising and our approach offers to utilize IoT to gain unique advantages. View Full-Text
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Hanif, S.; Khedr, A.M.; Al Aghbari, Z.; Agrawal, D.P. Opportunistically Exploiting Internet of Things for Wireless Sensor Network Routing in Smart Cities. J. Sens. Actuator Netw. 2018, 7, 46.
Hanif S, Khedr AM, Al Aghbari Z, Agrawal DP. Opportunistically Exploiting Internet of Things for Wireless Sensor Network Routing in Smart Cities. Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks. 2018; 7(4):46.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hanif, Shaza; Khedr, Ahmed M.; Al Aghbari, Zaher; Agrawal, Dharma P. 2018. "Opportunistically Exploiting Internet of Things for Wireless Sensor Network Routing in Smart Cities." J. Sens. Actuator Netw. 7, no. 4: 46.
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