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Localization and Classification of Species in a Habitat in WSN: A species perspective

IJCA Proceedings on Recent Innovations in Computer Science and Information Technology
© 2016 by IJCA Journal
RICSIT 2016 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2016
Mohinder Kaur Sidhu
Yashwant Singh
Pradeep Kumar Singh

Mohinder Kaur Sidhu, Yashwant Singh and Pradeep Kumar Singh. Article: Localization and Classification of Species in a Habitat in WSN: A species perspective. IJCA Proceedings on Recent Innovations in Computer Science and Information Technology RICSIT 2016(1):8-12, September 2016. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Mohinder Kaur Sidhu and Yashwant Singh and Pradeep Kumar Singh},
	title = {Article: Localization and Classification of Species in a Habitat in WSN: A species perspective},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on Recent Innovations in Computer Science and Information Technology},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {RICSIT 2016},
	number = {1},
	pages = {8-12},
	month = {September},
	note = {Full text available}


In past few years Wireless Sensor Networks have got large engrossment from the researchers as well as the scientific society. With their extensive application in almost every field, the hunt for measures to take advantage of the sensors in the most beneficiary way has begun. In this review paper we shall discuss about the relevance of wireless sensor networks in the area of localisation. A wide variety of sensors have been deployed in the spectrum of wireless sensor networks to scale various types of habitats in the challenging scenarios. The rush to look out for cost-efficient, energy-efficient and accurate sensors and sensor algorithms is keeping the researchers on their toes. In this paper we shall go through a brief study of the various existing algorithms and hence draw a comparison analysis amongst them based on the parameters which hold importance to researchers.


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