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Computer Science and Information Engineering, World Congress on (2009)
Los Angeles, California USA
Mar. 31, 2009 to Apr. 2, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3507-4
pp: 269-273
Power control is a challenging problem in wireless sensor networks (WSNs), which directly influences the performance of the networks and sensor lifetime. To solve the problem radically in the low rate ultra wideband (UWB) WSNs, this paper presents an optimal transmission power selecting algorithm (OTPSA), the goal of which is to get an optimal transmission power value based on the maximum transmission rate and background noise level. The implementing feasibility, complexity and cost of the proposed algorithm have been analyzed in detail. The simulative results clearly show that the power consumed under OTPSA is greatly less than the maximum power gotten at each node.

F. Quanyuan and P. Gaofeng, "An Optimal Power Control Scheme in Low Rate UWB WSNs," 2009 WRI World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering, CSIE(CSIE), Los Angeles, CA, 2009, pp. 269-273.
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