A Centralized Energy Balancing In Clustering Process for WSN

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
M. Ben Salah, A. Boulouz

Ben M Salah and A Boulouz. A Centralized Energy Balancing In Clustering Process for WSN. International Journal of Computer Applications 176(7):41-43, October 2017. BibTeX

	author = {M. Ben Salah and A. Boulouz},
	title = {A Centralized Energy Balancing In Clustering Process for WSN},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {October 2017},
	volume = {176},
	number = {7},
	month = {Oct},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {41-43},
	numpages = {3},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume176/number7/28570-2017915643},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017915643},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Wireless sensor networks consist of small battery powered. Devices with limited energy resources optimization of energy consumption is one of the most important challenges in WSNs due to the limited energy capacity of the network nodes. Several studies have been done in order to design energy efficient routing mechanism to increase the network lifetime. Clustering is one of the best used methods. This work proposes a centralized routing protocol used a CH selection by considering the remaining energy of sensor node in CH selecting process. Simulation results show that the proposed scheme reduces the energy consumption and prolong the network life-time of network compared to the well-known clustering algorithms LEACH.


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Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs); Energy consumption; Life-time; Clustering; CH; LEACH