Mobility based network lifetime in wireless sensor networks: A review
- Publication Type:
- Journal Article
- Computer Networks, 2020, 74, pp. 107236-107236
- Issue Date:
Copyright Clearance Process
- Recently Added
- In Progress
- Open Access
This item is open access.
The embargo period expires on 4 Apr 2022
an in many applications such as habitat and environmental monitoring, traffic observing, battlefield surveillance, smart homes and smart cities. Nevertheless, due to sensor battery constraints, energy-efficiently operating a MWSN is paramount importance in those applications; and a plethora of approaches have been proposed to elongate the network longevity at most possible. Therefore, this paper provides a comprehensive review on the developed methods that exploit mobility of sensor nodes and/or sink(s) to effectively maximize the lifetime of a MWSN. The survey systematically classifies the algorithms into categories where the MWSN is equipped with mobile sensor nodes, one mobile sink or multiple mobile sinks. How to drive the mobile sink(s) for energy efficiency in the network is also fully reviewed and reported.
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: