Alper Bereketli

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— Wireless sensor networks (WSN) are event-based systems based on the collaboration of several microsensor nodes. Due to the limited supply of energy at sensor nodes, energy-efficient configuration of WSN has become a major design goal to improve the lifetime of the network. Many clustering algorithms have been proposed as energy-efficient, however, the(More)
—System lifetime of wireless sensor networks (WSN) is inversely proportional to the energy consumed by critically energy-constrained sensor nodes during RF transmission. In that regard, modulated backscattering (MB) is a promising design choice, in which sensor nodes send their data just by switching their antenna impedance and reflecting the incident(More)
—The term Sink Powered Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks (SPUASN) refers to a special configuration within the recent Remotely Powered Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks (RPUASN) paradigm, where the data sink supplies energy to battery-free sensors that constitute the network. In this paper, we introduce the Cross Layer Power Adaptive CSMA/CA (X-PACCA)(More)
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