Inspec keywords: ant colony optimisation; probability; telecommunication network reliability; telecommunication network routing; wireless sensor networks; trees (mathematics)

Other keywords: IWD algorithm; network lifetime; energy conservation; direct communication; computational experiment; nature-inspired optimisation methods; ant colony optimisation; wireless sensor networks; data routing; probability; optimisation algorithm; intelligent water drops algorithm; WSN; energy-efficient data transmission; conventional methods; optimal data aggregation tree; optimally selected aggregation nodes; sensor nodes; well-known optimisation method

Subjects: Sensing devices and transducers; Wireless sensor networks; Optimisation techniques; Communication network design, planning and routing; Other topics in statistics; Combinatorial mathematics; Reliability