• HOTHAYFA RABEA MOHAMMED Computing Engineering Department, University of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq.
  • JASSIM MOHAMMED ABDULJABBAR Computing Engineering Department, University of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq.


wireless sensor network, edge computing, cloud computing, real-time, IoT


Data has become the lifeblood of current technology, and with the expanded reliance on technology, the need has increased for technical devices to connect to the surrounding environment and collect data from it and send it for analysis and processing. This is also due to limited bandwidth capacity. In view of the increased need to survey the research that focused on the challenges that appeared with the wide spread of the use of edge computing with the Wireless sensor networks (WSN), the researcher find that many aspects have been covered by researchers, but some of the aspects need to work on them furthermore like using artificial intelligence on the edge (smart edge) and security challenges. the use of a WSN provides many benefits like overcoming bandwidth limitation, scalability, real-time response and mobility. The interest in making the processing take place at a node and not in a central server or on the cloud is due to the slow development in communication technology compared to the growth of processing technology, so the price of the bandwidth package still costs a large amount compared to the price of data processing at the edge of the network. The growth of the battery development sector that lasts for a long time has made new horizons grow new ideas in using the wireless sensor network in a more efficient manner and in more fields.


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How to Cite

MOHAMMED, H. R., & ABDULJABBAR, J. M. (2022). EDGE COMPUTING ENABLED WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK REQUIREMENT: A SURVEY. Quantum Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, 3(3), 1–13. Retrieved from https://qjoest.com/index.php/qjoest/article/view/75