Mobility of IP based Wireless Sensor Nodes in Sensor-Grid infrastructure


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International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems

Professor Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay

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VOLUME 6 , ISSUE 5 (December 2013) > List of articles

Mobility of IP based Wireless Sensor Nodes in Sensor-Grid infrastructure

Suman Sankar Bhunia * / Sarbani Roy * / Nandini Mukherjee *

Keywords : WSN, Internet of Things, 6LoWPAN, Mobility, Sensor-grid,

Citation Information : International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems. Volume 6, Issue 5, Pages 2,075-2,102, DOI:

License : (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Received Date : 04-July-2013 / Accepted: 22-November-2013 / Published Online: 16-December-2013



As the world is moving towards the “Internet of Things” [1], Internet Protocol enabled wireless sensor network is becoming an important research area. In order to make it possible and to facilitate transmission of IPv6 packets over low powered networks, 6Lowpan [2,3] has been introduced. Since the IPWSN application domain is expanded to real-time applications such as health-care [17] and surveillance systems, a fast and seamless handover becomes an important criterion for supporting mobility in 6LoWPAN
[21]. In this paper, we have studied mobility characteristics along with design issues under different mobility scenarios. We propose a scheme to manage the mobility of nodes. The 6LoWPAN based wireless sensor network will be integrated with grid computing establishing a Sensor-grid which may also be used widely in various applications.

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