JST  Vol.3 No.4 , December 2013
Sensors Grouping Model for Wireless Sensor Network
Abstract: The grouping of sensors is a calculation method for partitioning the wireless sensor network into groups, each group consisting of a collection of sensors. A sensor can be an element of multiple groups. In the present paper, we will show a model to divide the wireless sensor network sensors into groups. These groups could communicate and work together in a cooperative way in order to save the time of routing and energy of WSN. In addition, we will present a way to show how to organize the sensors in groups and provide a combinatorial analysis of some issues related to the performance of the network.
Cite this paper: A. Hawbani, X. Wang and Y. Xiong, "Sensors Grouping Model for Wireless Sensor Network," Journal of Sensor Technology, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 133-140. doi: 10.4236/jst.2013.34020.


[2]   C.-Y. Chong and S. P. Kumar, “Sensor Networks: Evolution, Opportunities, and Challenges,” Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 91, No. 8, 2003, pp. 1247-1256.

[3]   E. Zanaj, M. Baldi and F. Chiaraluce, “Efficiency of the Gossip Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (Soft-COM), Split-Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2007.

[4]   “Mems and Nanotechnology.”

[5]   I. F. Akyildiz, W. Su, Y. Sankarasubramaniam and E. Cayirci, “Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey,” Computer Networks, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2002, pp. 393-422.

[6]   D. Estrin, R. Govindan, J. S. Heidemann and S. Kumar, “Next Century Challenges: Scalable Coordination in Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of ACM MobiCom’99, Washington, August 1999.

[7]   J. M. Kahn, R. H. Katz and K. S. J. Pister, “Next Century Challenges: Mobile Networking for “Smart Dust,” Proceedings of ACM MobiCom’99, August 1999.

[8]   A. Mainwaring, J. Polastre, R. Szewczyk and D. Culler, “Wireless Sensor Networks for Habitat Monitoring,” First ACM International Workshop on Wireless Workshop in Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications (WSNA 2002), August 2002.

[9]   S. C.-H. Huang, S. Y. Chang, H.-C. Wu and P.-J. Wan, “Analysis and Design of Novel Randomized Broadcast Algorithm for Scalable Wireless Networks in the Interference Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 9, No. 7, 2010, pp. 2206-2215.

[10]   H. H. Zhang and J. C. Hou, “Maximising α-Lifetime for Wireless Sensor Networks,” 2007.

[11]   M. Cardei and D. Z. Du, “Improving Wireless Sensor Network Lifetime through Power Aware Organization,” Wireless Networks, Vol. 11, No. 3, 2005, pp. 333-340.

[12]   S. Poduri and G. Sukhatme, “Constrained Coverage for Mobile Sensor Networks,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, 26 April-1 May 2004, pp. 165-172.

[13]   A. Chen, S. Kumar and T.-H. Lai, “Designing Localized Algorithms for BarrierCoverage,” MOBICOM. ACM, September 2007.

[14]   X. Bai, Z. Yun, D. Xuan, T. Lai and W. Jia, “Optimal Patterns for Four-Connectivity and Full Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2008.

[15]   J. Wu and S. Yang, “Coverage and Connectivity in Sensor Networks with Adjustable Ranges,” International Workshop on Mobile and Wireless Networking (MWN), August 2004.

[16]   M. Cardei, J. Wu, N. Lu and M. O. Pervaiz, “Maximum Network Lifetime with Adjustable Range,” IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob’05), August 2005.

[17]   M. Cardei, M. T. Thai, Y. Li and W. Wu, “Energy-Efficient Target Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, 2005.

[18]   M. Cardei and D.-Z. Du, “Improving Wireless Sensor Network Lifetime through Power Aware Organization,” Vol. 11, No. 3, 2005, pp. 333-340.

[19]   J. K. Hart and K. Martinez, “Environmental Sensor Networks: A Revolution in the Earth System Science?” Earth-Science Reviews, Vol. 78, 2006, pp. 177-191.

[20]   Y. Ma, M. Richards, M. Ghanem, Y. Guo and J. Hassard, “Air Pollution Monitoring and Mining Based on Sensor Grid in London,” Sensors, Vol. 8, No. 6, 2008, p. 3601.

[21]   E. Kreyszig, “Advanced Engineering Mathematics,” John Wiley & Sons, INC, 1999.