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Title: A topology control protocol based on eligibility and efficiency metrics
Authors: Dargie, W.
Mochaourab, Rami
Schill, Alexander
Guan, Lin
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © Elsevier Inc.
Citation: DARGIE, W. ... et al, 2011. A topology control protocol based on eligibility and efficiency metrics. Journal of Systems and Software, 84 (1), pp. 2 - 11.
Abstract: The question of fairness in wireless sensor networks is not studied very well. It is not unusual to observe in the literature fairness traded for low latency or reliability. However, a disproportional use of some critical nodes as relaying nodes can cause premature network fragmentation. This paper investigates fairness in multi-hop wireless sensor networks and proposes a topology control protocol that enables nodes to exhaust their energy fairly. Moreover, it demonstrates that whereas the number of neighboring nodes with which a node should cooperate depends on the density of the network, increasing this number beyond a certain amount does not contribute to network connectivity.
Description: This article is closed access, it was published in the serial Journal of Systems and Software [© Elsevier].The definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2010.08.023
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2010.08.023
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/13114
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2010.08.023
ISSN: 0164-1212
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Computer Science)

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