International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS)

ISSN: 2074-9090 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9104 (Online)

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IJCNIS Vol.4, No.5, Jun. 2012

IEATH: Improved Energy Aware and Two Hop Multipath Routing Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks

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S. Saqaeeyan, M. Roshanzadeh

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Wireless Sensor Networks,Reliability,multi-path routing,Energy,Lifetime


Wireless sensor networks in terms of energy sources are limited. Furthermore due to this type of network infrastructure wireless communications and channel errors not possible to reach the correct packet to the destination exists; hence the proposing algorithms to improve the quality of service in these networks and sending packets are very important. In this paper we proposed a reliable and energy aware packet delivery mechanism to ensure quality of service in wireless sensor networks. In our proposed algorithm to ensure that a packet of information sent to the destination, the multi-path Forwarding method is used; So that several copies of an information packet via separate routes are sent to the destination, also routing decisions in this way occurs by considering the remaining energy in the neighborhood of nodes that are located in two hop of sender node. Simulation results show that the rate of release of data packets reduced in this way and thus the reliability of packet is increased, also the energy efficiency of sensor nodes effectively improved. Therefore this algorithm increase overall lifetime in wireless sensor networks.

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S. Saqaeeyan,M. Roshanzadeh,"IEATH: Improved Energy Aware and Two Hop Multipath Routing Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks", IJCNIS, vol.4, no.5, pp.22-28, 2012.


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