Efficient Clustering with Proposed Load Balancing Technique for MANET

In this paper, an efficient and modified load balancing algorithm is proposed. This paper shows the results of the proposed energy aware load balancing algorithm. Global re-clustering is initiated when the network becomes significantly unbalanced i.e. if the variance of degree of the cluster heads in the network is greater than a pre-determined threshold. Degree of all cluster heads would be required at a single node to evaluate the average of degree of all cluster heads in the network and subsequently the variance among themselves, which is not possible in ad-hoc network because of its distributed nature.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications Topic: Networking Date Added: Feb 2015 Format: PDF

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