Autonomic Networking in Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Mengjie Yu
  • Hala Mokhtar
  • Madjid Merabti


In this chapter, we address autonomic networking in termsof wireless sensor networks (WSNs), a typical example of wirelessnetworks in pervasive computing. In order to investigate the stateof the art of autonomic networking in sensor networks and its futureprospects, we start with a short summary of autonomic networking andSensor networks. It follows the discussion of the appliance ofautonomic networking in WSNs and existing research approaches. Afterthat, we adopt fault management as an example to demonstrate howautonomic networking and architecture-based approaches fits into thedesign of autonomic sensor networks.


Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Mobile Agent Sink Node 
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Our research group would like to express gratitude to Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC). This research project is sponsored by EPSRC under its grant reference EP/D000092/1. We would also like to thank the special issue editors for their patience and comments during the reviewing of this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computing and Mathematical ScienceLiverpool John Moores UniversityLiverpoolUK

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