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Architecture and Multipath Data Transfer in Wireless Sensor Networks

Pratibhadevi Tapashetti, A.S. Umesh, T.R. Mahesh, Ashalatha Kulshrestha


A Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) consists of spatially distributed autonomous sensors to monitor physical or environmental conditions such as temperature, sound, vibration, pressure, motion or pollutants and to cooperatively pass their data through the network to a main location. The more modern networks are bi-directional with controlling the activity of the sensors. The development of wireless sensor networks was motivated by military applications such as battlefield surveillance Networks are used in many industrial and civilian application areas including industrial process monitoring and control, machine health monitoring, environment and habitat monitoring, healthcare applications, home automation, and traffic control. The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief technical introduction to wireless sensor networks architecture with few applications and also about how multipath data transfer can help to guarantee receiving data.


Condition Based Monitoring (CBM), Environment, Group Pumping, Monitoring, Quality of Service (QoS), Wireless Sensor Network (WSN).

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