Wireless Personal Communications

, Volume 103, Issue 3, pp 2455–2473 | Cite as

A New Energy Efficient Clustering Protocol for a Novel Concentric Circular Wireless Sensor Network

  • A. ChithraEmail author
  • R. Shantha Selva Kumari


Researchers concentrate on big data. Wireless sensor network is one of the sources of big data. Wireless sensor network has hundreds of sensor nodes with limited energy and computational capability. Clustering is a technique used to reduce the energy expended and extend the network lifetime. Generally, nodes are deployed in a square network field. The nodes at the edges of the network have to transmit longer distance to the sink than the nodes at the sides. This depletes the node energy and reduces the network lifetime. Our proposed work Efficient Energy Heterogeneous Circular field Clustering Protocol (EEHCCP), deploys two tier energy heterogeneity nodes: normal and advance nodes in different zones of concentric circular network field. A hybrid direct and clustered communication in a circular network field has increased the network lifetime and throughput of the sensor network. The network lifetime and throughput of EEHCCP is better than SEP, DEEC and EDEEC. Also, performance metric of heterogeneous clustered EEHCCP is compared with Efficient Energy Homogeneous Circular field Protocol with no clustering.


Clustering protocol Circular network field Energy heterogeneity Network lifetime Throughput Wireless sensor network 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ECE DepartmentK.L.N.C.I.T.Sivagangai Dt.India
  2. 2.ECE DepartmentMepco Schlenk Engineering CollegeSivakasiIndia

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