Chapter 10. Mobility in Wireless Sensor Networks

  1. Dr. Azzedine Boukerche PhD Professor Research Chair Founding Director Faculty Senior Scientist member recipient General Chair Vice General Chair Program Chair Security Associate Editor Steering Committee Chair
  1. Stefano Basagni1,
  2. Alessio Carosi2 and
  3. Chiara Petrioli2

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470396360.ch10

Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks

Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks

How to Cite

Basagni, S., Carosi, A. and Petrioli, C. (2008) Mobility in Wireless Sensor Networks, in Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks (ed A. Boukerche), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470396360.ch10

Editor Information

  1. School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    ECE Department, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA

  2. 2

    Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Roma “La Sapienza,” Roma 00198, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Albert Y. Zomaya

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471798132

Online ISBN: 9780470396360



  • wireless sensor network mobility;
  • mobile ubiquitous lan extension (MULE) approach;
  • network lifetime and mobility exploitation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Wireless Sensor Networks: Generalities and Applications

  • Sensor Nodes Mobility

  • Mobile Relays

  • Mobile Sinks

  • Comparing Different Approaches to Mobility

  • Comparative Evaluation

  • Some Open Problems and Research Directions

  • Conclusions

  • Exercises

  • Acknowledgments

  • Bibliography