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Virtual Localization for Robust Geographic Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Tony Grubman
  • Y. Ahmet ŞekercioğluEmail author
  • Nick Moore
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8629)

Abstract

Geographic routing protocols are well suited to wireless sensor networks because of their modest resource requirements. A major limiting factor in their implementation is the requirement of location information. The virtual localization algorithm provides the functionality of geographic routing without any knowledge of node locations by constructing a virtual coordinate system. It differs from similar algorithms by improving efficiency – greedy routing performs significantly better over virtual locations than over physical locations. The algorithm was tested and evaluated in a real network environment.

Keywords

Wireless sensor networks Geographic routing Localization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tony Grubman
    • 1
  • Y. Ahmet Şekercioğlu
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Nick Moore
    • 1
  1. 1.Wireless Sensor and Robot Networks LaboratoryMonash UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Université de Technologie de CompiègneCompiègneFrance

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