By Topic

A New Energy-Efficient, Scalable and Robust Architecture for Wireless Sensor Networks

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Capella, J.V. ; ITACA, Univ. Politec. de Valencia, Valencia, Spain ; Bonastre, A. ; Ors, R. ; Climent, S.

The major problem for most of wireless sensor networks applications is the energy consumption. In this paper we propose a new architecture called EDETA (Energy-efficient aDaptive hiErarchical and robusT Architecture) optimized to save node's power. This architecture is scalable and suitable for heterogeneous and homogeneous wireless sensor networks, supports single or multiple sinks, and also provides features increasely-demanded in the current applications such as fault tolerance and bounded-time response communications. The proposed protocol is able to autoconfigure, and it is based on two-levels hierarchical architecture. The lower level is based on cluster organization, while the upper one is formed as a dynamic tree of clusters heads to send the data to the sink. Our experiments, based on real energy measures, show that EDETA can reduce the energy consumption in typical applications in a factor of 8× compared with most popular power-aware protocols. Furthermore, EDETA multiplies the lifetime of the sensor network while providing, in addition, extra-features such as fault-tolerant mechanisms and bounded time.

Published in:

New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS), 2009 3rd International Conference on

Date of Conference:

20-23 Dec. 2009