A Survey on Underwater Acoustic Sensor Network Routing Protocols

Li, Ning, Martínez Ortega, José Fernán, Meneses Chaus, Juan Manuel and Eckert, Martina (2016). A Survey on Underwater Acoustic Sensor Network Routing Protocols. "Sensors", v. 16 (n. 3); p. 414. ISSN 1424-8220. https://doi.org/10.3390/s16030414.


Title: A Survey on Underwater Acoustic Sensor Network Routing Protocols
  • Li, Ning
  • Martínez Ortega, José Fernán
  • Meneses Chaus, Juan Manuel
  • Eckert, Martina
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Sensors
Date: 21 March 2016
ISSN: 1424-8220
Volume: 16
Freetext Keywords: underwater acoustic sensor network; routing protocol; cross-layer design; intelligent algorithm based
Faculty: Centro de Investigación en Tecnologías Software y Sistemas Multimedia para la Sostenibilidad (CITSEM) (UPM)
Department: Otro
Creative Commons Licenses: None

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Underwater acoustic sensor networks (UASNs) have become more and more important in ocean exploration applications, such as ocean monitoring, pollution detection, ocean resource management, underwater device maintenance, etc. In underwater acoustic sensor networks, since the routing protocol guarantees reliable and effective data transmission from the source node to the destination node, routing protocol design is an attractive topic for researchers. There are many routing algorithms have been proposed in recent years. To present the current state of development of UASN routing protocols, we review herein the UASN routing protocol designs reported in recent years. In this paper, all the routing protocols have been classified into different groups according to their characteristics and routing algorithms, such as the non-cross-layer design routing protocol, the traditional cross-layer design routing protocol, and the intelligent algorithm based routing protocol. This is also the first paper that introduces intelligent algorithm-based UASN routing protocols. In addition, in this paper, we investigate the development trends of UASN routing protocols, which can provide researchers with clear and direct insights for further research.

Funding Projects

Horizon 2020
José Fernán Martínez Ortega
Smart and Networking UnderWAter Robots in Cooperation Meshes
Government of Spain
José Fernán Martínez Ortega
Redes de cooperación inteligente de vehículos submarinos

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Item ID: 40512
DC Identifier: https://oa.upm.es/40512/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:40512
DOI: 10.3390/s16030414
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.3390/s16030414
Deposited by: Prof. José-Fernán Martínez
Deposited on: 18 May 2016 07:30
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2019 14:12
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