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A Localization Based Cooperative Routing Protocol for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks

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State-of-the-art related work: Node Mobility and Localization.

TechniqueFeaturesAchievementsLimitations

MobiL: a 3-dimensional localization scheme for mobile UWSNs [2]Handles nodes mobility and nodes localizationMobility model for mobile nodes, efficient node localization with less errorLarge distance between ordinary nodes and reference nodes resulting in localization error

Design and implementation of a time synchronization-free distributed localization [4]Event-driven time synchronization-free distributed localization schemeSuccessful efficient nodes localizationToA based distance estimation method is used, which causes error if delay occurs

A survey of architectures and localization techniques for UASNs [5]Survey of UASNs and localization techniquesBriefly explaining the existing localization techniques and their drawbacksPerformance analysis of different localization methods with different mobility models is neglected

Performance evaluation of localization algorithms in large scale underwater sensor networks [6]Comparison of ranged base and distributed localization schemesAnalysing different schemes and explaining briefly their advantages and disadvantagesAnalysis of different localization methods is not performed

Localization using multilateration with RSS based random transmission directed localization [7]RSS based efficient random transmission directed localization is introducedRSS is used for distance estimation, multilateration technique is used for efficient nodes localizationRSS greatly is affected by channel conditions

A distance measurement wireless localization correction algorithm based on RSSI [8]Node localization mechanism based on RSSIEfficient correction of estimated RSSI values, efficient measuring of the coordinates of nodes, minimizing error during localization processRSSI does not accurately localize nodes due to multipath propagation and fading effects

Minimum cost localization problem in three-dimensional ocean sensor networks [9]Minimum localization cost and handles distance problem Finding best anchor set to measure each node coordinate efficientlyIf confidence interval threshold increases the anchor nodes selection will be affected

A multihop localization algorithm in UWSNs [10]Multihop localization algorithm to handle the void node localization problemEfficient mechanism for nodes localizationNot suitable for large scale applications

TDOA based target localization in inhomogeneous UWSNs [11]TDOA based localization scheme, introduced for inhomogeneous WSNsAchieving improved localization coverage areaAffected by channel conditions, time synchronization is very important

Scalable localization with mobility prediction for UWSNs [12]Localization scheme for large scale applications with mobility forecastingEfficient node mobility prediction and improved localizationHigh energy consumption

Impacts of deployment strategies on localization performance in UASNs [13]Efficient node deployment strategies and their effects on localization coverage area and error are introducedSuccessfully achieving larger coverage area and less error because of efficient node deployment mechanismLocalization is not very accurate

On-demand asynchronous localization for UWSNs [14] On-demand nodes localization scheme using asynchronous anchor nodes Successfully localizing both types of nodes passive and activePassive nodes localization accuracy is less than the active nodes

A three-dimensional localization algorithm for UASNs [15]Iterative and distributed nodes localization algorithmImproved coverage area with less errorWhen node mobility increases the localization error increases

Localization for drifting restricted floating ocean sensor networks [16]Efficient nodes localization schemeLarge number of nodes finding their three-dimensional coordinates successfullyHigher network deployment cost

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