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Journal of Sensors
Volume 2016, Article ID 8958170, 8 pages
Research Article

A Trusted Real-Time Scheduling Model for Wireless Sensor Networks

School of Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang 150001, China

Received 24 November 2015; Accepted 19 January 2016

Academic Editor: Josep Samitier

Copyright © 2016 Weizhe Zhang 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.


Heterogeneous multicore and multiprocessor systems have been widely used for wireless sensor information processing, but system energy consumption has become an increasingly important issue. To ensure the reliable and safe operation of sensor systems, the task scheduling success rate of heterogeneous platforms should be improved, and energy consumption should be reduced. This work establishes a trusted task scheduling model for wireless sensor networks, proposes an energy consumption model, and adopts the ant colony algorithm and bee colony algorithm for the task scheduling of a real-time sensor node. Experimental result shows that the genetic algorithm and ant colony algorithm can efficiently solve the energy consumption problem in the trusted task scheduling of a wireless sensor and that the performance of the bee colony algorithm is slightly inferior to that of the first two methods.