A Cluster-Based Energy Balancing Scheme in Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Jing Ai
  • Damla Turgut
  • Ladislau Bölöni
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3420)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a novel, cluster-based energy balancing scheme. We assume the existence of a fraction of “strong” nodes in terms of abundant storage, computing and communication abilities as well as energy. With the transformation of the flat network infrastructure into a hierarchical one, we obtained significant improvements in energy balancing leading to a longer connected time of the network. The improvement is quantified by mathematical analysis and extensive numerical simulations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jing Ai
    • 1
  • Damla Turgut
    • 1
  • Ladislau Bölöni
    • 1
  1. 1.Networking and Mobile Computing Research Laboratory (NetMoC) Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of Central FloridaOrlando

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