International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

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IJITCS Vol.6, No.10, Sep. 2014

Clustering Structure and Deployment of Node in Wireless Sensor Network

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Rajeeb S. Bal, Amiya K. Rath

Index Terms

WSN (Wireless Sensor Network), Sensor Node (SN), Base Station (BS), Cluster Head (CH), Mobile ad hoc network (MANET)


Generally, grouping sensor nodes into clusters has been widely adopted by the research community to satisfy the above scalability objective and generally achieve high energy efficiency and prolong network lifetime in large scale WSN environments. The corresponding hierarchical routing and data gathering protocols imply cluster based organization of the sensor nodes in order that data fusion and aggregation are possible, thus leading to significant energy savings. We propose a clustering approach which organizes the whole network into a connected hierarchy and discuss the design rationale of the different clustering approaches and design principles. Further, we propose several key issues that affect the practical deployment of clustering techniques in wireless sensor network applications.

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Rajeeb S. Bal, Amiya K. Rath,"Clustering Structure and Deployment of Node in Wireless Sensor Network", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.6, no.10, pp.70-76, 2014. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2014.10.10


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