A Data-Centric Self-organization Scheme for Energy-Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks

  • SungHyup Lee
  • YoungSoo Choi
  • HeeDong Park
  • YoonYoung An
  • YouZe Cho
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4097)


In this paper, we propose a new self-organization scheme, DICSION (Data-centrIC Self-organizatION), which can improve the energy efficiency and prolong network lifetime of wireless sensor networks. Since a large number of sensor nodes are densely deployed, neighboring nodes may be very close to each other. Therefore, we assume that sensor nodes have a high possibility to collect the duplicate data about the same event. DICSION can considerably reduce the energy consumption because a zone head only can transmit and receive a representative data to base station or neighboring zone heads after zone formation. Our performance evaluation results demonstrate that DICSION outperforms to STEM.


Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Cluster Head Network Lifetime 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • SungHyup Lee
    • 1
  • YoungSoo Choi
    • 2
  • HeeDong Park
    • 3
  • YoonYoung An
    • 2
  • YouZe Cho
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information and CommunicationsKyungpook National UniversityKorea
  2. 2.School of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceKyungpook National UniversityKorea
  3. 3.Department of Computer EngineeringPohang collegeKorea

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