UHEED - an unequal clustering algorithm for wireless sensor networks

Ever, Enver, Luchmun, Ravi, Mostarda, Leonardo, Navarra, Alfredo and Shah, Purav ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0113-5690 (2012) UHEED - an unequal clustering algorithm for wireless sensor networks. In: Sensornets 2012, 24-26 Feb 2012, Rome, Italy. . [Conference or Workshop Item]

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Prolonging the lifetime of wireless sensor networks has always been a determining factor when designing and deploying such networks. Clustering is one technique that can be used to extend the lifetime of sensor networks
by grouping sensors together. However, there exists the hot spot problem which causes an unbalanced energy consumption in equally formed clusters. In this paper, we propose UHEED, an unequal clustering algorithm which mitigates this problem and which leads to a more uniform residual energy in the network and improves the network lifetime. Furthermore, from the simulation results presented, we were able to deduce the most appropriate unequal cluster size to be used.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science > SensoLab group
A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer and Communications Engineering
Item ID: 8481
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Depositing User: Enver Ever
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2012 07:33
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2019 18:39
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/8481

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