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An Energy Competent Steering Protocol using CSA to Increase Life of WSN

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Parwinder Kaur, Gurjot Kaur

Parwinder Kaur and Gurjot Kaur. An Energy Competent Steering Protocol using CSA to Increase Life of WSN. International Journal of Computer Applications 161(4):11-17, March 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Parwinder Kaur and Gurjot Kaur},
	title = {An Energy Competent Steering Protocol using CSA to Increase Life of WSN},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {March 2017},
	volume = {161},
	number = {4},
	month = {Mar},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {11-17},
	numpages = {7},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017913144},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


These days proficient plan and realization of wireless sensor networks has turn into a wide spread area of study in current time, all because of the immense capability of sensor networks to permit applications that bond the substantial world to virtual world. Wireless sensor network (WSN) is being worn in surveillance, medical examination etc. Sensors nodes are typically built of few sensors and a mote unit. Sensor is a portion of equipment which wits the data and hands it over to mote. Sensors are usually worn to compute changes in substantial environmental parameters such as warmth, strain, moisture, noise, and tremor. Also variations in the fitness parameter of someone e.g. blood pressure and the rate at which the heart beats. In this research a technique named Energy competent Steering Protocol based on CSA (ECSPCSA) is projected to apply Cuckoo Search Algorithm (CSA) to the problem of electing the group leader (CH) in the group set-up stage based on minimizing the intra group average space linking the member sensors and their relevant leaders (CH) and minimizing the total of fraction of remaining power/energy of active sensors in group to energy intensity of leader (CH) to proficiently increase the network life span and to get better stability period.


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WSN (Wireless Sensor Network), CSA (Cuckoo Search Algorithm).