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Journal of Sensors
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 186806, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/186806
Research Article

An Efficient Data Collection Protocol Based on Multihop Routing and Single-Node Cooperation in Wireless Sensor Networks

1School of Electronic Information Engineering, Henan University of Science and Technology, Luoyang 471003, China
2Henan Key Laboratory for Machinery Design and Transmission System, Henan University of Science and Technology, Luoyang 471003, China

Received 24 March 2014; Accepted 29 August 2014; Published 15 October 2014

Academic Editor: Christos Riziotis

Copyright © 2014 Guoqiang Zheng 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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