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Journal of Sensors
Volume 2016, Article ID 5401923, 11 pages
Research Article

A High Performance Target Tracing Transmission Model Oriented to Lifecycle Maximization

School of Computer Science and Technology, Harbin University of Science and Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang 150080, China

Received 21 March 2016; Accepted 10 October 2016

Academic Editor: Fanli Meng

Copyright © 2016 Zhong-Nan Zhao 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.


For the high speed sensor networks applications such as Internet of Things, multimedia transmission, the realization of high-rate transmission under limited resources has become a problem to be solved. A high speed transmission and energy optimization model oriented to lifecycle maximization is proposed in this paper. Based on information-directed mechanism, the energy threshold set and the relay node distance selection will be done in the process of target tracing, as a result, retaining a balance between transmission rate and energy consumption. Meanwhile, multiagent coevolution is adopted to achieve the maximum of network lifecycle. Comparing with the relevant methods, indexes for network such as hops, throughput, and number of active nodes, standard deviation of remaining energy, and the network lifecycle are considered, and the simulated experiments show that the proposed method will promote the transmission rate effectively, prolong the network lifecycle, and improve network performance as a whole.