Particle Swarm Optimization for Wireless Sensor Network Lifespan Maximization


  • Souad Kamel College of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Abeer Al Qahtani College of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Abdullah Saad Musaed Al-Shahrani College of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Volume: 14 | Issue: 2 | Pages: 13665-13670 | April 2024 |


Despite the deployment of wireless sensor networks in diverse fields (health, environment, military applications, etc.) for tracking or monitoring, several challenges, such as extending the lifetime of the network under energy constraints, still need to be resolved. Lifetime is the operational time of the network during which it can perform dedicated tasks and satisfy the application requirements. The energy constraints dictate that the energy consumption of sensors should be minimized since in most cases the sensors are battery-powered. Various methods have been proposed to work around this problem using scheduling approaches. In this paper, particle swarm optimization-based scheduling was designed and implemented to maximize the lifetime of wireless sensor networks formulated as a Non-Disjoint Sets Cover (NDSC) problem. The experimental findings show that the proposed approach is extremely competitive to the state-of-the-art algorithms, as it is able to find the optimal and best-known solutions in the instances investigated.


scheduling, target coverage problem, non-disjoint set covers, wireless sensor networks, lifespan, particle swarm optimization


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S. Kamel, A. Al Qahtani, and A. S. M. Al-Shahrani, “Particle Swarm Optimization for Wireless Sensor Network Lifespan Maximization”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 13665–13670, Apr. 2024.


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