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A Context and Content-Based Routing Protocol for Mobile Sensor Networks

Cugola, Gianpaolo and Migliavacca, Matteo (2009) A Context and Content-Based Routing Protocol for Mobile Sensor Networks. In: Roedig, Utz and Sreenan, Cormac J., eds. Wireless Sensor Networks 6th European Conference. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5432 . Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 69-85. ISBN 978-3-642-00223-6. E-ISBN 978-3-642-00224-3. (doi:10.1007/978-3-642-00224-3_5) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:31868)

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The need of monitoring people, animals, and things in general, brings to consider mobile WSNs besides traditional, fixed ones. Moreover, several advanced scenarios, like those including actuators, involve multiple sinks. Mobility and multiple sinks radically changes the way routing is performed, while the peculiarities of WSNs make it difficult to reuse protocols designed for other types of mobile networks.

In this paper, we describe CCBR, a Context and Content-Based Routing protocol explicitly designed for multi-sink, mobile WSNs. CCBR adopts content-based addressing to effectively support the data-centric communication paradigm usually adopted by WSN applications. It also takes into account the characteristics (i.e., context) of the sensors to filter data.

Simulations show that CCBR outperforms alternative approaches in the multi-sink, mobile scenarios it was designed for, while providing good performance in more traditional (fixed) scenarios.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/978-3-642-00224-3_5
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Matteo Migliavacca
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2012 21:42 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:09 UTC
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