Departmental Papers (ESE)


As batteries fail in wireless sensor networks there is an inevitable devolution of the network characterised by a breakdown in connectivity between the surviving nodes of the network. A sharp limit theorem characterising the time at which this phenomena makes an appearance is derived.

Document Type

Conference Paper

Date of this Version

June 2004


Copyright 2004 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of the International Symposium on Information Theory 2004 (ISIT 2004), page 81.

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Date Posted: 23 May 2005