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Effective Cache based Policies in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2010 by IJCA Journal
Number 10 - Article 4
Year of Publication: 2010
Sudhanshu Pant
Naveen Chauhan
Prashant Kumar

Sudhanshu Pant, Naveen Chauhan and Prashant Kumar. Article:Effective Cache based Policies in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey. International Journal of Computer Applications 11(10):17–21, December 2010. Published By Foundation of Computer Science. BibTeX

	author = {Sudhanshu Pant and Naveen Chauhan and Prashant Kumar},
	title = {Article:Effective Cache based Policies in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2010},
	volume = {11},
	number = {10},
	pages = {17--21},
	month = {December},
	note = {Published By Foundation of Computer Science}


The sensor nodes in Wireless Sensor Network are battery powered devices which consumes energy during data transmission, processing, etc. The critical task in WSN is to deal with optimizing power consumption. One possible way to minimize power consumption is by the use of caching the data. Generally data transmission in WSN consumes more energy than processing, so it is good to utilize the benefits of caching so that data access can be made faster. Caching, if used efficiently, could reduce overall network traffic and hence bandwidth can be optimally utilized. In this paper we are reviewing the various data caching techniques in WSNs. This paper aims at future research work and provide researcher with helpful guidelines.


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