• KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems
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A Robust Energy Saving Data Dissemination Protocol for IoT-WSNs


In Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) for Internet of Things (IoT) environment, fault tolerance is a most fundamental issue due to strict energy constraint of sensor node. In this paper, a robust energy saving data dissemination protocol for IoT-WSNs is proposed. Minimized energy consumption and dissemination delay time based on signal strength play an important role in our scheme. The representative dissemination protocol SPIN (Sensor Protocols for Information via Negotiation) overcomes overlapped data problem of the classical Flooding scheme. However, SPIN never considers distance between nodes, thus the issue of dissemination energy consumption is becoming more important problem. In order to minimize the energy consumption, the shortest path between sensors should be considered to disseminate the data through the entire IoT-WSNs. SPMS (Shortest Path Mined SPIN) scheme creates routing tables using Bellman Ford method and forwards data through a multi-hop manner to optimize power consumption and delay time. Due to these properties, it is very hard to avoid heavy traffic when routing information is updated. Additionally, a node failure of SPMS would be caused by frequently using some sensors on the shortest path, thus network lifetime might be shortened quickly. In contrast, our scheme is resilient to these failures because it employs energy aware concept. The dissemination delay time of the proposed protocol without a routing table is similar to that of shortest path-based SPMS. In addition, our protocol does not require routing table, which needs a lot of control packets, thus it prevents excessive control message generation. Finally, the proposed scheme outperforms previous schemes in terms of data transmission success ratio, therefore our protocol could be appropriate for IoT-WSNs environment.


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[IEEE Style]
M. Kim, S. Park, W. Lee, "A Robust Energy Saving Data Dissemination Protocol for IoT-WSNs," KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, vol. 12, no. 12, pp. 5744-5764, 2018. DOI: 10.3837/tiis.2018.12.008.

[ACM Style]
Moonseong Kim, Sooyeon Park, and Woochan Lee. 2018. A Robust Energy Saving Data Dissemination Protocol for IoT-WSNs. KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, 12, 12, (2018), 5744-5764. DOI: 10.3837/tiis.2018.12.008.

[BibTeX Style]
@article{tiis:21943, title="A Robust Energy Saving Data Dissemination Protocol for IoT-WSNs", author="Moonseong Kim and Sooyeon Park and Woochan Lee and ", journal="KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems", DOI={10.3837/tiis.2018.12.008}, volume={12}, number={12}, year="2018", month={December}, pages={5744-5764}}