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In a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), sensors cooperate to sense, collect, and report information about the environment to sinks. With the help of multihop wireless communication, a WSN can cover a large area without the infrastructure or a backbone wired network. However, congestion can exist inside a WSN due to the following inherent characteristics. First, in a multihop WSN, resources are limited.
Typical sensors have limited battery Inhibitors,Modulators,Libraries power, memory, and computing capability. In addition, sensors also need to compete for shared resources inside the WSN, such as the shared wireless channel with neighboring nodes and common paths to sinks. Second, majority of the time, the topology Inhibitors,Modulators,Libraries of a WSN is not completely under control. As a result, a lot of traffic might contend for the same links or nodes that can become the bottlenecks of the whole network. This imbalance of network traffic due to the network topology can cause severe congestion in bottleneck nodes and/or links. Third, sensors that detect an important event usually increase the data generation rate to accurately alarm the sinks in time. For example, sensors used for monitoring temperature in a forest will generate a large number of alert packets in a short period of time when they detect fires.
Fourth, some new applications, such as patient health monitoring  and image sensing , require high throughput and low delay, which can further aggravate the congestion inside a WSN. Therefore, congestion control is necessary and inevitable in the WSN. In the absence of congestion control, WSNs can suffer from packet loss due Inhibitors,Modulators,Libraries to buffer overflows and inefficient utilization of critical resources such as shared wireless channel capacity and sensor battery power.Existing proposals to address congestion control in WSNs are either hop-by-hop data rate control or source rate limiting mechanisms. In this paper, we propose a Priority-based Coverage-aware Congestion Control (PCC) mechanism in Section 2..
PCC operates at the network and MAC layers. It is a distributed method that avoids aggregating network information in the sink and therefore does not require complicated and expensive communication among nodes .For advanced WSN applications, Dacomitinib we expect to collect multiple more categories of information from sensor nodes. For example, from an under-water sensor network, we may collect data about the temperature, the degree of ambient light, the pollution level, and other relevant parameters.