Optimization of Distributed Energy Efficient Clustering Variants for Enhancing Lifetime in WSNs

  • G. Karthik ReddyEmail author
  • L. Nirmala Devi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 26)


Wireless Sensor Network (WSNs) consist of enormous amount of computational nodes that periodically monitors and manages target environmental conditions and this information is send to a sink (or central point) that needs high energy usage. Network energy can be utilized effectively by considering the sensors into groups, called clusters consisting of cluster head (CH) which act as a master node and its members are controlled by CH. Energy consumed by CH nodes is high due to its processing as compared to its member nodes. In a cluster initially all members nodes have same amount of initial energy after some rounds energy level of member nodes has different initial energies so we have to use heterogeneity in homogenous networks to improve lifetime of the network. Here in this paper we discussed different protocols such as Distributed energy efficient clustering (DEEC), Developed DEEC (DDEEC) and Enhanced DEEC (EDEEC) are estimated by varying heterogeneous parameters under several scenarios. We observe the performance based on stability period, network lifetime and throughput. However EDEEC outperforms in all sceneries and in different heterogeneous network performance is sustained.


Hierarchical Heterogenity Clustering Number of rounds Lifetime Stability period 



This work is supported by Ministry of electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), India as a part of R &D project and Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme of Govt. of India (TEQIP-III).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, College of EngineeringOsmania UniversityHyderabadIndia

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