Optimization Design and Research of LEACH Algorithm in Large Region of Rail Transportation

  • Chongjun Liu
  • Kuangang Fan
  • Pingchuan Liu
  • Gaoxing Ding
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 482)


An improved LEACH algorithm is proposed to address the limitation of randomly selected cluster heads in an application environment with a large area of rail transportation. Through division, the number and selection of regional cluster heads are optimized to improve the robustness of the LEACH protocol in large areas of rail transportation. Simulation results show that the new algorithm exhibits significant improvement in terms of node survival number, data transmission, and network survival cycle compared with the LEACH algorithm, and thus, the lifetime of wireless sensor networks is prolonged.


Wireless sensor network LEACH protocol Cluster Network lifetime 



This work is supported by the Support Program of China National Science and Technology (No. 61763018, No. 2006BAK03A21, No. 2009BAK58B03,) and Jiangxi Provincial Department of Science and Technology (No. 20171BAB206030) and the Foundation of Education Committee of Jiangxi(GJJ150674) and the Key Program of Nature Foundation of Jiangxi University of Science and Technology (NSFJ2015-K09).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chongjun Liu
    • 1
  • Kuangang Fan
    • 2
  • Pingchuan Liu
    • 2
  • Gaoxing Ding
    • 2
  1. 1.System and Electronic Control Unit(NE1)United Automotive Electronic Systems Co., LtdShanghaiChina
  2. 2.School of Mechanical and Electrical EngineeringJiangxi University of Science and TechnologyGanzhouChina

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