Design of Wireless Sensor Network for Submarine Detection

  • Anjali ArunanEmail author
  • R. D. Aryadevi
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 394)


The coastline of India extends up to nearly 12 Nautical miles which increase the possibility of intruders into the coastline of country (Barr et al. Barrier coverage for underwater sensor networks. IEEE Military communications conference. MILCOM; 2008. p. 1–7) [1]. This work looks into the intrusion of the other submarine to coastline of the country. Most of the existing submarine intrusion detection systems use sonar-based technologies. As submarine hulls can absorb the sonar waves, it can effectively hide from the detection system (Heidemann et al. Research challenges and applications for underwater sensor networking. IEEE Wireless Commun Netw Conf (WCNC). 2006;1:228–35) [2]. The proposed submarine detection system described in this paper helps to avoid this issue. The proposed system uses a wireless sensor network which provides an effective submarine detection and localization. In this work, a new MAC protocol and Routing Protocol is proposed for efficient working of the system.


Connectivity Coverage Coverage degree Localization Protocol Sensing range 



We would like to express our sincere gratitude to Prof. K.A. Unnikrishna Menon for the time he dedicated to help us solving doubts at various stages of this research. We also take this opportunity to thank Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh for her support in completing this paper. We would also like to express our gratitude for the immeasurable motivation and guidance provided by Sri. (Dr.) Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (AMMA), Chancellor of Amrita University.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and ApplicationsAmrita Vishwa VidyapeethamKollamIndia

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