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A data clustering approach to energy conservation in wireless sensor networks

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  • A. Sagen
  • C. Labbe
  • M. Gaber
  • S. Krishnaswamy
  • A. Waluyo
  • S. Loke
This paper presents a new cluster-based power preservation scheme. Our clustering strategy for power saving is defined based on the “similarity of data” coming out from the sensors. The proposed clustering works in conjunction with our learning algorithm to obtain an optimum sleeping time of the sensors without disrupting the monitoring activity. The algorithm helps to effectively regulate the activation or deactivation of the sensor node’s radio transceiver, which in turn prolong the lifetime of the network. We have carried out several real-world experiments concerning power utilisation of wireless sensor devices in different scenarios and found that the proposed method leads to a significant power efficiency improvement with up to four times longer battery lifetime than other cases without such scheme.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 16 Aug 2010
EventProceedings of the Workshop on Ubiquitous Data Mining in conjunction with the 19th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence - Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: 16 Aug 201020 Aug 2010

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ConferenceProceedings of the Workshop on Ubiquitous Data Mining in conjunction with the 19th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Abbreviated titleECAI 2010
CountryPortugal
CityLisbon
Period16/08/1020/08/10

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