Comparative Analysis of Clustering Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications
Topic: Mobility
Format: PDF
Wireless sensor networks include large amount of low power, low priced sensor nodes generally deployed in hostile and harsh environment to sense, collect and transmit data to sink at far distance. Clustering has been widely studied to enhance the lifetime of WSN by reducing the number packet transmission. In clustering, the nodes selected as cluster head, often suffer from high overload and thus consume more energy. Re-clustering is eventually performed to talk about the resource intensive cluster head role, which requires global time synchronization.

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