A smart sensor grid to enhance irrigation techniques in Jordan using a novel event-based routing protocol

Rantisi, Maher, Mapp, Glenford E. ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0539-5852 and Gemikonakli, Orhan ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0513-1128 (2017) A smart sensor grid to enhance irrigation techniques in Jordan using a novel event-based routing protocol. Multimodal Technologies and Interaction, 1 (2) , 9. ISSN 2414-4088 [Article] (doi:10.3390/mti1020009)

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Due to rapid changes in climatic conditions worldwide, environmental monitoring has become one of the greatest concerns in the last few years. With the advancement in wireless sensing technology, it is now possible to monitor and track fine-grained changes in harsh outdoor environments. Wireless sensor networks (WSN) provide very high quality and accurate analysis for monitoring of both spatial and temporal data, thus providing the opportunity to monitor harsh outdoor environments. However, to deploy and maintain a WSN in such harsh environments is a great challenge for researchers and scientists. Several routing protocols exist for data dissemination and power management but they suffer from various disadvantages. In our case study, there are very limited water resources in the Middle East, hence soil moisture measurements must be taken into account to manage irrigation and аgriculturаl projects. In order to meet these challenges, a Smart Grid that supports a robust, reactive, event-based routing protocol is developed using Ad hoc On-Demand Multipath Distance Vector (AOMDV) as a starting point. A prototype WSN network of 5 nodes is built and a detailed simulation of 30 nodes is also developed to test the scalability of the new system.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 33735
Notes on copyright: © 2017 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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Depositing User: Glenford Mapp
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2021 16:00
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2021 16:00
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/33735

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