Self-Adaptive Communication of Wireless Sensor Networks

  • N. Nithya LakshmiEmail author
  • T. SatyaKishan
  • K. RajaSekharam
  • M. Hanmandlu
Conference paper
Part of the Learning and Analytics in Intelligent Systems book series (LAIS, volume 3)


Wireless sensor network is a network of devices that collect the information from the environment and communicate by means of wireless links. These networks are susceptible to interference from environment that almost leads to the disconnection of nodes in the network. Moreover, changes in environment, energy exhaustion or crash in system may result in frequent node failure and topology changes thereby disturbing natural functioning of the network. Because of the dynamic nature of sensor networks, new nodes enter and the network topology regularly changes that mandate the network to act autonomously, recover itself and remain functional by finding an alternative communication path between the communicating nodes. This paper mainly emphases on how nodes in such networks discover their neighbors and self-organize themselves to perform peer-to peer data routing with topologies that are generally dynamic and decentralized. It also deals with how remaining nodes in the network automatically self-heal & reorganize the network topology in case of node failures.


Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) 6LoWPAN Self-heal RPL Dynamic routing Contiki 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Nithya Lakshmi
    • 1
    Email author
  • T. SatyaKishan
    • 2
  • K. RajaSekharam
    • 2
  • M. Hanmandlu
    • 1
  1. 1.MVSR Engineering CollegeHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Defence Research and Development OrganizationNew DelhiIndia

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