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LEACH and Extended LEACH Protocols in Wireless Sensor Network-A Survey

by Amandeep Kaur, Amit Grover
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 116 - Number 10
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Amandeep Kaur, Amit Grover

Amandeep Kaur, Amit Grover . LEACH and Extended LEACH Protocols in Wireless Sensor Network-A Survey. International Journal of Computer Applications. 116, 10 ( April 2015), 1-5. DOI=10.5120/20369-2576

@article{ 10.5120/20369-2576,
author = { Amandeep Kaur, Amit Grover },
title = { LEACH and Extended LEACH Protocols in Wireless Sensor Network-A Survey },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { April 2015 },
volume = { 116 },
number = { 10 },
month = { April },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 1-5 },
numpages = {9},
url = { },
doi = { 10.5120/20369-2576 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%A Amit Grover
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%J International Journal of Computer Applications
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%D 2015
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

Wireless Sensor Network is collection of wireless sensor nodes in which routing protocol is most challenging issue. Sensors have limited battery power. Battery extends the lifetime of sensor nodes. Energy utilization is one of the most important considerations. There are various routing techniques which increase lifetime of battery. One of the most energy efficient clustering routing protocols is LEACH. In this survey paper we represent LEACH & Extended version of LEACH routing protocol. Some issues are faced by LEACH. In this paper we represent how Extended LEACH version tackled these issues. We compare Extended LEACH Protocols with original LEACH.

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