Congestion Control Algorithms for Traffic and Resource Control in Wireless Sensor Networks

  • S. SumaEmail author
  • Bharati Harsoor
Conference paper
Part of the Learning and Analytics in Intelligent Systems book series (LAIS, volume 3)


Applications in the wireless sensor network (WSNs) associated with increased traffic, demand performance assurance as a vital issue considering parameters like power, reliability, and delay. When the occurrence of an event takes place in the network, high traffic is determined specifically at this instance congestion appears in the network. In such WSN congestion is controlled by minimizing the load or by maximizing the resource. In WSNs when convergence hotspot traffic control is applied and at hotspot resource control. In this paper, several algorithms for controlling congestion in WSN are studied based on their key ideas, benefits, and drawbacks to increasing the capacity of network lifetime.


Congestion detection Congestion control Wireless sensor networks Traffic control Resource control 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information and Science EngineeringPoojya Dodappa Appa College of EngineeringKalaburagiIndia

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