A Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks with Congestion Control


This paper proposed a novel RED protocol which takes the node’s energy into account depending on the length of the data packet. It also proposed a routing protocol for wireless sensor networks with congestion control which imitates the ant colony foraging behavior. Sensor nodes choose routings according to the pheromone density. The experiment result shows that the algorithm balances the energy consumption of each node. It mitigated congestion effectively with the proposed routing protocol.

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Li, Q. , Ke, Z. , Xia, D. and Sun, Y. (2013) A Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks with Congestion Control. Communications and Network, 5, 156-160. doi: 10.4236/cn.2013.53B2030.

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