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Efficient Positioning of Data Aggregation Point for Wireless Sensor Network

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2020
Sifat Rahman Ahona, Faria Nawshin, Naima Hassan

Sifat Rahman Ahona, Faria Nawshin and Naima Hassan. Efficient Positioning of Data Aggregation Point for Wireless Sensor Network. International Journal of Computer Applications 175(36):50-54, December 2020. BibTeX

	author = {Sifat Rahman Ahona and Faria Nawshin and Naima Hassan},
	title = {Efficient Positioning of Data Aggregation Point for Wireless Sensor Network},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {December 2020},
	volume = {175},
	number = {36},
	month = {Dec},
	year = {2020},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {50-54},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2020920930},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Data aggregation is a helpful technique for reducing the communication overhead in wireless sensor network. One of the important tasks of data aggregation is positioning of the aggregator points. There are a lot of work done on data aggregation. But efficient positioning of the aggregators points is not focused so much. The paper focuses on the positioning or the placement of the aggregation points in wireless sensor network. This research proposes an algorithm to select the aggregators’ positions for a scenario where aggregator nodes are more powerful than sensor nodes.


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Data Aggregation, Wireless sensor network, Aggregator point, Aggregator position