An energy-oriented evaluation of communication optimizations for microsensor networks

I. Kadayif, M. Kandemir, A. Choudhary, M. Karakoy

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Wireless, microsensor networks have potential for enabling a myriad of applications for sensing and controlling the physical world. While architectural/circuit-level techniques are critical for the success of these networks, software optimizations are also expected to become instrumental in extracting the maximum benefits from the performance and energy behavior angles. In this paper, focusing on a sensor network where the sensors form a two-dimensional mesh, we experimentally evaluate a set of compiler-directed communication optimizations from the energy perspective. Our experimental results obtained using a set of array-intensive benchmarks show significant reductions in communication energy spent during execution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)279-286
Number of pages8
JournalLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
StatePublished - 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • General Computer Science


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