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International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 541258, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/541258
Research Article

An Autonomous Packet Transmission Strategy for Opportunistic Wireless Sensor Networks

1Vocational School of Technical Sciences, Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University, 70100 Karaman, Turkey
2Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Fatih University, 34500 Istanbul, Turkey
3Department of Electrical Engineering, Qatar University, P.O. Box 2710, Doha, Qatar
4Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mevlana University, 42003 Konya, Turkey

Received 24 April 2012; Revised 18 September 2012; Accepted 30 September 2012

Academic Editor: Yunghsiang Han

Copyright © 2012 Hakki Soy et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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