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A New Energy Efficient Cluster based Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

Eshaftri, Mohamed; Al-Dubai, Ahmed; Romdhani, Imed; Yassein, Muneer Bani

Authors

Mohamed Eshaftri

Muneer Bani Yassein



Contributors

IEEE Communication Society
Editor

Abstract

In Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), clustering techniques are usually used as a key effective solution to reduce energy consumption and prolong the network lifetime. Despite many works on clustering in WSNs, this issue is still, however, in its infancy as most existing solutions suffer from long and iterative clustering cycles. In an attempt to fill in this gap, we propose a new cluster-based protocol, referred to as Load-balancing Cluster Based Protocol (LCP) that introduces a new inter-cluster approach to increase network lifetime. This new protocol rotates continuously the election of the Cluster Head (CH) election in each cluster, and selects the node with the highest residual energy in each round. Extensive simulation experiments show that our proposed approach effectively balances energy consumer among all sensor nodes and increases network lifetime compared to other clustering protocols.

Citation

Eshaftri, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I., & Yassein, M. B. (2015). A New Energy Efficient Cluster based Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks. In I. C. Society (Ed.), 2015 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS) (1209-1214). https://doi.org/10.15439/2015F193

Conference Name Proceedings of the 2015 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems
Start Date Sep 13, 2015
End Date Sep 16, 2015
Acceptance Date Sep 13, 2015
Online Publication Date Nov 9, 2015
Publication Date Nov 9, 2015
Deposit Date Aug 10, 2015
Publicly Available Date Nov 9, 2015
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 1209-1214
Book Title 2015 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS)
ISBN 9788360810668
DOI https://doi.org/10.15439/2015F193
Keywords WSNs; Distributed clustering; Network lifetime; Routing;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/8906
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2015F193

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