A Distributed Smart Routing Scheme for Terrestrial Sensor Networks with Hybrid Neural Rough Sets
- Publication Type:
- Conference Proceeding
- Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems 2011, 2011, pp. 2238 - 2244
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Abstract The limited power consumption, as a major constraint, presents challenges in improving the network throughput for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). Due to the limited computational power, the applications of WSNs in Terrestrial Networks require the capability to pre-process the observation data so as to remove irrelevant features or factors from multi-dimensional dataset. This paper proposes a intelligent distributed energy efficient routing algorithm inspired from natural learning and adaptation process with the aid of hybrid Neural Rough Sets theory, which is used to efficiently reduce the dimensionality of input dataset. The algorithmic implementation and experimental validation are described in this paper. Details of the algorithm and its testing procedures are presented in comparison with the other power-aware protocols, e.g., mini-hop. The validation of the proposed model is carried out via a wireless sensor network test-bed implemented in Castalia Simulator. The experimental results show the network performance measurements such as delay, throughput and packet loss that have been greatly improved as the outcome of applying this integration with Neural Rough Sets.
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