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Cost-Efficient Routing with Controlled Node Mobility in Sensor Networks



Kamran Sayrafian


In this paper, an energy-efficient strategy is proposed for tracking a moving target in a mobile sensor network. The energy expenditure of the sensors in the network is assumed to be due to communication, sensing and movement. First, the target area is divided into a grid of sufficiently small rectangular cells in order to search for near optimal locations for the sensors in different time instants. The grid is then converted to a graph with properly weighted edges. A shortest-path algorithm is subsequently applied to route the information flow from the target to destination using a subset of sensors.
Proceedings Title
2011 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control
Conference Dates
September 28-30, 2011
Conference Location
Denver, CO


Sayrafian, K. (2011), Cost-Efficient Routing with Controlled Node Mobility in Sensor Networks, 2011 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, Denver, CO (Accessed June 16, 2024)


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Created September 1, 2011, Updated February 19, 2017