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Geographically Inspired Virtual Grid for Wireless Sensor Networks

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International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 50 - Number 12
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors:
Pratap Singh
T. P. Sharma
Ishwar Chand
10.5120/7824-1010

Pratap Singh, T p Sharma and Ishwar Chand. Article: Geographically Inspired Virtual Grid for Wireless Sensor Networks. International Journal of Computer Applications 50(12):28-33, July 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Pratap Singh and T.p. Sharma and Ishwar Chand},
	title = {Article: Geographically Inspired Virtual Grid for Wireless Sensor Networks},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {50},
	number = {12},
	pages = {28-33},
	month = {July},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

Topology management is a critical issue in the context of wireless sensor networks. There are different factors by which topology of a network may be affected. Maintaining this topology in uncontrolled mobility of nodes and make it to work efficiently is a tedious task. In this paper, we propose an efficient topology management strategy based upon geographical forwarding information. Simulation experimentation reveals that geographically inspired virtual grid [GIVG] achieves significant improvements compared to other approaches in terms of energy consumption and communication overheads.

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