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Advances in Multimedia
Volume 2007, Article ID 56592, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2007/56592
Research Article

A Cross-Layer Optimization Approach for Energy Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks: Coalition-Aided Data Aggregation, Cooperative Communication, and Energy Balancing

1Electrical Engineering Department, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287, AZ, USA
2Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G1
3Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, 53560 Hull Street, San Diego 92152, CA, USA

Received 29 December 2006; Revised 16 March 2007; Accepted 17 March 2007

Academic Editor: Jianwei Huang

Copyright © 2007 Qinghai Gao 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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