Title: Comparative analysis of hierarchical cluster protocols for wireless sensor networks

Authors: Chirihane Gherbi; Zibouda Aliouat; Mohamed Benmohammed

Addresses: Research Laboratory on Computer Science's and Complex System (RELA(CS)2), Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of OEB, 04000, Algeria ' Department of Computer Science, Ferhat Abbes Setif University, 19000, Algeria ' Department of Computer Science LIRE Laboratory, Mentouri University, Constantine 25000, Algeria

Abstract: Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) give minimum expenses answers for different true issues. WSN is made of independent sensors built over a distance to control physical or environmental conditions, for example, sound, vibration, weight, temperature, movement or toxins, and to accurately exchange their information through the network to a main area. WSNs are deployed in hostile environments so the network becomes highly vulnerable to the risk of attack. Therefore, numerous directing, power administration and information spread protocols have been particularly intended for WSNs. Planning a power proficient directing mechanism to expand the whole network lifetime has turned out to be essential. In this paper, performances of different routing protocols are compared and the diverse various hierarchical directing protocols are discussed.

Keywords: routing algorithm; wireless sensor network; WSN; clustering; hierarchical protocol.

DOI: 10.1504/IJHPCN.2019.099261

International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking, 2019 Vol.13 No.4, pp.366 - 377

Received: 09 Apr 2016
Accepted: 15 Oct 2016

Published online: 15 Apr 2019 *

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