Clustering and beamforming for efficient communication in wireless sensor networks

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Clustering and beamforming for efficient communication in wireless sensor networks

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dc.contributor.author Porcel Rodríguez, Francisco
dc.contributor.author Valenzuela Valdés, Juan
dc.contributor.author Padilla de la Torre, Pablo
dc.contributor.author Luna Valero, Francisco
dc.contributor.author Luque Baena, Rafael
dc.contributor.author López Gordo, Miguel Ángel
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-12T13:14:01Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-12T13:14:01Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.issn 1424-8220
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10662/8727
dc.description.abstract Energy efficiency is a critical issue for wireless sensor networks (WSNs) as sensor nodes have limited power availability. In order to address this issue, this paper tries to maximize the power efficiency in WSNs by means of the evaluation of WSN node networks and their performance when both clustering and antenna beamforming techniques are applied. In this work, four different scenarios are defined, each one considering different numbers of sensors: 50, 20, 10, five, and two nodes per scenario, and each scenario is randomly generated thirty times in order to statistically validate the results. For each experiment, two different target directions for transmission are taken into consideration in the optimization process (ɸ = 0º and Ɵ = 45º; ɸ = 45º, and Ɵ = 45º). Each scenario is evaluated for two different types of antennas, an ideal isotropic antenna and a conventional dipole one. In this set of experiments two types of WSN are evaluated: in the first one, all of the sensors have the same amount of power for communications purposes; in the second one, each sensor has a different amount of power for its communications purposes. The analyzed cases in this document are focused on 2D surface and 3D space for the node location. To the authors’ knowledge, this is the first time that beamforming and clustering are simultaneously applied to increase the network lifetime in WSNs. es_ES
dc.description.sponsorship Gobierno de Extremadura y Fondos FEDER: Proyecto IB13113 es_ES
dc.format.extent 14 p. es_ES
dc.language.iso eng es_ES
dc.publisher MDPI es_ES
dc.rights Atribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/ *
dc.subject Redes de sensores inalámbricos es_ES
dc.subject Eficiencia energética es_ES
dc.subject Conformación de haces es_ES
dc.subject Técnicas de optimización es_ES
dc.subject Wireless sensors networks es_ES
dc.subject Energy efficiency es_ES
dc.subject Beamforming es_ES
dc.subject Optimization techniques es_ES
dc.title Clustering and beamforming for efficient communication in wireless sensor networks es_ES
dc.type article es_ES
dc.description.version peerReviewed es_ES
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess es_ES
dc.subject.unesco 1203.25 Diseño de Sistemas Sensores es_ES
dc.subject.unesco 3325 Tecnología de las Telecomunicaciones es_ES
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Porcel Rodríguez, F.; Valenzuela Valdés, J.; Padilla de la Torre, P.; Luna Valero, F.; Luque Baena, R. y López Gordo, M. A. (2016). Clustering and beamforming for efficient communication in wireless sensor networks. Sensors, 16, 8, 1334. ESSN 1424-8220 es_ES
dc.type.version publishedVersion es_ES
dc.contributor.affiliation Universidad de Granada es_ES
dc.contributor.affiliation Universidad de Málaga es_ES
dc.contributor.affiliation Universidad de Extremadura. Departamento de Ingeniería de Sistemas Informáticos y Telemáticos es_ES
dc.relation.publisherversion http://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/16/8/1334 es_ES
dc.relation.publisherversion https://doi.org/10.3390/s16081334 es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/s16081334
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Sensors es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationissue 8 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 1 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 14 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 16, 1334 es_ES


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