A Data Aggregation Based Efficient Clustering Scheme in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks

Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 280)


The restricted underwater wireless sensor networks (UWSNs) such as large propagation delay, low bandwidth capacity, high bit error rates, mobility, limited memory as well as battery and so on pose many challenges for scientists doing UWSN construction. In this paper, we take into account of proposing a promised clustering scheme that can overcome the UWSN’s confined. Our proposed data aggregation based clustering scheme involves 4 phases: initial phase, cluster head election phase, clustering phase, and data aggregation phase. The main goals of our proposed include reducing the energy consumed of the overall network, increasing the throughput, and minimizing data redundancy while still guarantying data accuracy.


Cluster Data Aggregation with Similarity Function Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceDongguk UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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