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Energy Efficiency Mechanisms in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Anandbabu, Siddaraju, Guru R.

Anandbabu, Siddaraju and Guru R.. Article: Energy Efficiency Mechanisms in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey. International Journal of Computer Applications 139(14):27-33, April 2016. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Anandbabu and Siddaraju and Guru R.},
	title = {Article: Energy Efficiency Mechanisms in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {139},
	number = {14},
	pages = {27-33},
	month = {April},
	note = {Full text available}


Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) is one of the emerging research domains which have posed numerous unique challenges to researchers. The low cost MEMS and low processing capability with ultra low power consumption and low range wireless communication makes it lucrative for being exploited in abundance in future. The inbuilt limitation of energy in the sensor nodes which demanded every functionality of WSNs to be energy efficient. In this survey, an attempt is made to study the energy efficient approaches in WSNs. Classification of energy efficient approaches in WSNs is proposed and It also overviews ongoing research approaches, and provides discussion and provision of some design issues and requirements for building energy efficient mechanisms for WSNs.


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WSNs, Energy Efficiency, Security, Routing, Coverage, Localization