An energy efficient localization estimation approach for mobile wireless sensor networks

Shukor, Marwan Al-Jemeli and Hussin, Fawnizu Azmadi and Samir, Brahim Belhaouari (2012) An energy efficient localization estimation approach for mobile wireless sensor networks. In: International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced Systems (ICIAS 2010), 12-14 June, 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICIAS.2012.6306206


The nature of operation for Wireless Sensor Networks requires tracking and locating the sensed phenomena in the environment where the nodes are deployed in. However, network life time is an important issue that requires all the possible efforts to control and maintain a fair and long life time. Mobility adds a more complex issue in tracking the sensed phenomena. This paper presents a new approach in locating mobile sensor nodes by utilizing the method of Trilateration to load the start-up location of the node and a digital compass to update the node's location according to its movement speed. Simulation results show an improvement in terms of energy consumption against pure Trilateration method without jeopardizing the location accuracy. © 2012 IEEE.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Academic Subject One:Academic Department - Electrical And Electronics - Pervasisve Systems - Digital Electronics - Programmable Devices
Departments / MOR / COE:Centre of Excellence > Center for Intelligent Signal and Imaging Research
Departments > Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Research Institutes > Institute for Health Analytics
ID Code:8825
Deposited By: Dr Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin
Deposited On:16 Jan 2013 02:07
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:21

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