Modeling power in multi-functionality sensor network applications

dc.contributor.authorAgarwal, Rachit
dc.contributor.authorMartínez-Català, Rafael V.
dc.contributor.authorHarte, Seán
dc.contributor.authorSegard, Cedric
dc.contributor.authorO'Flynn, Brendan
dc.contributor.funderMarine Instituteen
dc.contributor.funderEnterprise Irelanden
dc.contributor.funderScience Foundation Irelanden
dc.descriptionRachit Agarwal, Rafael V. Martinez-Catala, Sean Harte, Cedric Segard, Brendan O'Flynn, "Modeling Power in Multi-functionality Sensor Network Applications," sensorcomm, pp.507-512, 2008 Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications, August 25-August 31 2008, Cap Esterel, Franceen
dc.description.abstractWith the migration of a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) over various evolving applications, power estimation and profiling during the design cycle become critical issues and present hurdles in reducing the design time. Furthermore, with a growing size of the network, simulating the behavior of each sensor node is not feasible. It is important to devise an approach that provides a network-wide picture of power consumption and of variations in power usage under changes in the network and/or node application in the network. In this paper, we present a modular power estimation technique which simplifies the power modeling of any sensor network application. In particular, we are interested in analyzing the behavior of power consumption if one or more modules of the WSN platform in the application are changed during the design cycle or after the deployment. The proposed technique is susceptible to applications changes on the fly and is particularly beneficial in networks with large number of nodes. We perform experiments modifying parameters of a ZigBee based sensor network application such as packet size, sampling rate, functionality (encryption) and sensor types. We present the results, demonstrating an error less than 3% in all the experiments performed, and insights into the results.en
dc.description.sponsorshipMarine Institute (Smartcoast Project); Enterprise Ireland (D-Systems project); Science Foundation Ireland (CSET - Centre for Science Engineering and Technology)en
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden
dc.description.versionPublished Versionen
dc.identifier.citationAgarwal, R., Martinez-Catala, R.V., Harte, S., Segard, C., O'Flynn, B. 2008. Modeling Power in Multi-functionality Sensor Network Applications. In: IEEE Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications. Cap Esterel, France 25-31 August 25 2008.en
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dc.subjectSensor Networksen
dc.subject.lcshWireless sensor networksen
dc.titleModeling power in multi-functionality sensor network applicationsen
dc.typeConference itemen
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