Table 1: Simulation parameters.

Parameter description Value

Number of simulation runs for each SDLT and EDDLT case 100
Area of square environment monitored 50 50 m
Number of sensors ( ) 30
Data required by master processor ( )  bytes
Time to transmit 1 bit ( )  sec
Ratio of sensing/reporting durations ( ) 8
Average battery voltage ( ) 3 V
Battery capacity ( ) 0.5 Ah
Current drain per bit ( )  A/bit