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Research Article

A Localization Based Cooperative Routing Protocol for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks

Table 2

State-of-the-art related work: cooperative routing.

Technique Features Achievements Limitations

Joint cooperative routing and power allocation for collision minimization in WSNs with multiple flows [17]Cooperative routing protocol, optimal power allocation to sensor nodesCollision probability is minimizedHigh computational cost

Energy efficient cooperative communication for data transmission in WSNs [18]Reliable and efficient data communication cooperative routing protocolHigh throughput and reliable data deliveryMobility of sensor node is neglected; qualified forwarder node selection mechanism is not accurate

Performance analysis of cooperative diversity with incremental-best-relay technique over Rayleigh fading channels [19]Incremental relaying cooperation is implementedLess probability of error, higher throughput, and reliabilityHigh energy consumption

Exploiting cooperative relay for reliable communications in UASNs [20]Cooperative scheme that increases the throughput and reliability of the networkHigh network throughputNonefficient relay node selection mechanism

Optimal and near-optimal cooperative routing and power allocation for collision minimization in WSNs [21]MINLP problems are solved with branch-and-bound algorithmsMinimizing the end-to-end delay by reducing the search spaceOnly efficient for predefined network topologies

Co-UWSN: cooperative energy efficient protocol for UWSNs [22]Incremental relay is selected on the basis of distance and SNR of the linkComparatively less energy consumptionACK on each packet resulted in high end to delay

EECCC (energy efficient cooperative communication in clustered WSNs) [23]Clustering and cooperative communication in the networkComparatively less energy consumption with direct communicationHigh energy consumption in dense deployment due to redundant transmissions

Relay selection and optimization algorithm of power allocation based on channel delay for UWSNs [24]Relay is selected on the basis of BER and propagational delayImproving the network lifetimeHigh end-to-end delay

Cooperative partner nodes selection criteria for cooperative routing in UWSNs [25]Partner node selection on the basis of depth threshold and propagational delayComparatively high packet acceptance ratioHigh energy consumption

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