Mohan, Virendra and Hansdah, RC (2008) PROBESYNC: Platform Based Synchronization for Enhanced Life of Large Scale Wireless Sensor Networks. In: 9th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking, JAN 05-08, 2008, Kolkata.
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Optimization in energy consumption of the existing synchronization mechanisms can lead to substantial gains in terms of network life in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). In this paper, we analyze ERBS and TPSN, two existing synchronization algorithms for WSNs which use widely different approach, and compare their performance in large scale WSNs each of which consists of different type of platform and has varying node density. We, then, propose a novel algorithm, PROBESYNC, which takes advantage of differences in power required to transmit and receive a message on ERBS and TPSN and leverages the shortcomings of each of these algorithms. This leads to considerable improvement in energy conservation and enhanced life of large scale WSNs.
|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
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|Department/Centre:||Division of Electrical Sciences > Computer Science & Automation (Formerly, School of Automation)|
|Date Deposited:||30 Mar 2010 07:44|
|Last Modified:||19 Sep 2010 05:58|
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