An Energy-efficient Data Transmission Scheme in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks


  • Y. Emami Computer Engineering and IT Department, Shiraz University of Technology, Shiraz, Iran
  • R. Javidan Computer Engineering and IT Department, Shiraz University of Technology, Shiraz, Iran


Energy is a precious resource in underwater wireless sensor networks (UWSNs). In these networks, the number of data transmissions between sensor nodes dominates energy consumption. Complex signal processing techniques also increase energy consumption. In this paper an energy-efficient data transmission scheme based on bloom filters is proposed. Extensive simulation is carried out to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed method. Simulation results indicate that the proposed scheme outperforms the primary technique in terms of energy efficiency, lifetime, load and loss rate. The results of this research suggest that exploiting bloom filters is a viable solution for reducing the number of transmissions in UWSNs.


Energy Efficiency, Data Transmission, Bloom Filter, Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks


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How to Cite

Y. Emami and R. Javidan, “An Energy-efficient Data Transmission Scheme in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 931–936, Apr. 2016.


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