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Clustering Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks based on Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta) Animal’s Social Behavior

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 87 - Number 8
Year of Publication: 2014
Sandeep Kumar E
Kusuma S. M.
Vijaya Kumar B. P.

Sandeep Kumar E, Kusuma S M. and Vijaya Kumar B P.. Article: Clustering Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks based on Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta) Animals Social Behavior. International Journal of Computer Applications 87(8):20-27, February 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Sandeep Kumar E and Kusuma S. M. and Vijaya Kumar B. P.},
	title = {Article: Clustering Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks based on Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta) Animals Social Behavior},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {87},
	number = {8},
	pages = {20-27},
	month = {February},
	note = {Full text available}


Clustered sensor networks have shown to increase system throughput, decrease system delay and save energy. In this paper, we propose a bio- inspired clustering protocol inheriting the social behavior of Rhesus Macaque monkeys, targeting prolonged network lifetime. The behavioral features are added to the basic LEACH, thereby reducing the energy overhead involved in the set-up phase. The simulation results prove that implanting these kinds of bio-inspired intelligence into the pre-existing protocols will tremendously increase its performance.


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