Title: Impact of energy holes problem on ad-hoc routing protocols

Authors: Rohini Sharma

Addresses: School of Computer and Systems Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

Abstract: In the sensor networks, traffic flow usually follows many-to-one pattern and thus results in some nodes carrying more load than other nodes in the network. This may results in the conception of energy holes near the sink. Different protocols exhibits different behaviour in the occurrence of energy holes problem. This work analyses and compares the impact of energy holes on the lifespan and performance of different ad-hoc routing protocols.

Keywords: wireless sensor networks; WSNs ad-hoc protocols; energy holes problem; lifespan.

DOI: 10.1504/WREMSD.2020.105526

World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 2020 Vol.16 No.1, pp.63 - 75

Received: 25 Sep 2018
Accepted: 23 Oct 2018

Published online: 21 Feb 2020 *

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