Data aggregation routing protocols in wireless sensor networks: a taxonomy

  title={Data aggregation routing protocols in wireless sensor networks: a taxonomy},
  author={Saeid Pourroostaei Ardakani},
Routing in Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) aims to interconnect sensor nodes via single or multi-hop paths. The routes are established to forward data packets from sensor nodes to the sink. Establishing a single path to report each data packet results in increasing energy consumption in WSN, hence, data aggregation routing is used to combine data packets and consequently reduce the number of transmissions. This reduces the routing overhead by eliminating redundant and meaningless data. There are… 

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