A Survey on Quality of Service Metrics Using Cross Layer Optimization Technique

  • Amutha REmail author
  • Sivasankari H
  • Venugopal K R
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 98)


Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) is group of sensor nodes connected in a network to monitor the physical situations and collect the information to communicate to sink node. The low-cost feature of WSN is a significant advantage over the conventional networks. The successful implementation of WSN requires to adapt a strict QoS metrics. Each application demands a specific QoS such as throughput, latency, reliability bandwidth etc. The cross-layer algorithm optimizes the overall performance. The efficient design of routing algorithm and cross layer optimization technique improves the performance of WSNs. This paper depicts the comparison of various optimization techniques on WSNs with their strengths and limitations. The cross-layer optimization techniques of previously proposed methods highlighting its merits and demerits to develop optimized cross layer technique.


Cross layer Energy consumption Latency QoS Reliability Scalability Throughput WSN 



This research was partially supported by AMC Engineering College, Bangalore. I thank my guide and colleagues from AMC Engineering College who provided insight and expertise that greatly assisted the research, although they may not agree with all the interpretations of this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.VTUAMC Engineering CollegeBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Department of CSEAMC Engineering CollegeBangaloreIndia
  3. 3.Bangalore UniversityBangaloreIndia

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