Coarse-Grain Localization in Underwater Acoustic Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Archana TokyEmail author
  • Rishi Pal Singh
  • Sanjoy Das
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 899)


Underwater Acoustic Wireless Sensor Networks (UASNs) is the way to connect underwater environment with the rest of the world. The existence of the huge number of applications which need to monitor the underwater environment, it is gaining popularity. The collected data from these networks are meaningless without the physical location of the sensor nodes. Localization schemes relate the data with its spatial information. In this paper, we have developed a localization scheme for Underwater Sensor Networks which gives a Coarse-Grain location information of the sensor nodes. The simulation results show that with a less energy consumption more than \(90\%\) of underwater sensor nodes can be localized by the proposed scheme.


Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks (UASNs) Coarse-grain localization Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringGJUS&THisarIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceIGNTUManipurIndia

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