Lifetime Prediction Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

Minho SEO  Wonik CHOI  Yoo-Sung KIM  Jaehyun PARK  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E90-B   No.12   pp.3680-3681
Publication Date: 2007/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e90-b.12.3680
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Network
Keyword: 
sensor networks,  energy-aware routing protocol,  lifetime prediction directed diffusion,  

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Summary: 
We propose LPDD (Lifetime Prediction Directed Diffusion), a novel energy-aware routing protocol for sensor networks that aims at increasing network survivability without a significant increase in latency. The key concept behind the protocol is the adaptive selection of routes by predicting the battery lifetime of the minimum energy nodes along the routes.