A Clustering Topology for Wireless Sensor Networks - New Semantics over Network Topology

Paul Cotofrei, Ionel Tudor Calistru, Kilian Stoffel

Abstract

Sensor networks are a primary source of massive amounts of data about the real world that surrounds us, measuring a wide range of physical parameters in real time. Given the hardware limitations and physical environment in which the sensors must operate, along with frequent changes of network topology, algorithms and protocols must be designed to provide a robust and energy efficient communications mechanism. With a view to addressing these constraints, this paper proposes a routing technique that is based on density based spatial clustering of applications with noise (DBSCAN) algorithm. This technique reveals several network topology semantics, enables the splitting of sensors responsibilities (communication/routing and sensing/monitoring), reduces the level of energy wasted on sending messages through the network by data aggregation only in cluster-head nodes and last but not the least, brings along very good results prolonging the network lifetime.

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Cotofrei P., Calistru I. and Stoffel K. (2013). A Clustering Topology for Wireless Sensor Networks - New Semantics over Network Topology . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Data Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: DATA, ISBN 978-989-8565-67-9, pages 153-160. DOI: 10.5220/0004423101530160


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@conference{data13,
author={Paul Cotofrei and Ionel Tudor Calistru and Kilian Stoffel},
title={A Clustering Topology for Wireless Sensor Networks - New Semantics over Network Topology},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Data Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: DATA,},
year={2013},
pages={153-160},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004423101530160},
isbn={978-989-8565-67-9},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Data Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: DATA,
TI - A Clustering Topology for Wireless Sensor Networks - New Semantics over Network Topology
SN - 978-989-8565-67-9
AU - Cotofrei P.
AU - Calistru I.
AU - Stoffel K.
PY - 2013
SP - 153
EP - 160
DO - 10.5220/0004423101530160