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2014 IEEE 28th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA) (2014)
Victoria, BC, Canada
May 13, 2014 to May 16, 2014
ISSN: 1550-445X
ISBN: 978-1-4799-3629-8
pp: 541-548
ABSTRACT
In this paper, we propose a data forwarding method for efficient data gathering in wireless sensor networks with multiple mobile sinks which freely move in the target region. In our proposed method, each sensor node forwards data packets based on information on connectivity (the status of connection with mobile sinks). As the way to share information on connectivity among neighboring nodes, we integrate push-based and pull-based mechanisms we have proposed in [5]. The integrated mechanism utilizes advertisement from the nodes with good connectivity together with request from the nodes which hold data to transmit. By the complementary use of these mechanisms, our proposed method reduces the traffic for sharing information while realizing an efficient data forwarding.
INDEX TERMS
Mobile communication, Mobile computing, Robot sensing systems, Wireless sensor networks, Vehicles, Temperature sensors, Wireless communication
CITATION

T. Yoshimura, K. Murao, A. Kanzaki and S. Nishio, "Integration of Push-Based and Pull-Based Connectivity Status Sharing for Efficient Data Forwarding towards Mobile Sinks in Wireless Sensor Networks," 2014 IEEE 28th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), Victoria, BC, Canada, 2014, pp. 541-548.
doi:10.1109/AINA.2014.66
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