BSTRACTS OF THE
Congestion Control for Wireless Sensor Networks
Congestion control is defined as the proble
m of controlling traffic entry into a data network. The
objective behind doing this is to avoid an
of the links in a
network which can lead to data packets being delayed or even lost. With the increased use of
rking technologies, packets are often lost due to noise over the air. Hence, the
assumption of a packet being lost as implying congestion does not hold any more. This can lead
to a severe drop in performance in wireless networks especially in more emergent
hoc and sensor networks.
We focus our attention on congestion control in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs)
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) consist of a number of low cost sensors that are equipped
with a radio interface. The
se devices are deployed in large numbers over an area of interest and
they monitor the targets in this region and send information to a base station or a gateway node.
A major constraint of these networks is limited battery life [D2
We will consider t
problem of congestion in event driven sensor networks
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