Mobile data collector based routing protocol for wireless sensor networks

Muhammad Arshad
2011 Scientific Research and Essays  
In the era of New Generation Networks (NWGN) many emerging and future enable technologies accomplish the requirementsofubiquitous communication networks. Mobile wireless sensor network (mWSN) is one of the rising and emerging technologies for various application of NWGN, the enormous concerns of these networks are data gathering with energy efficiency. Routing protocol act as middleware, which is responsible to enhance the network performance with less energy consumption. In this paper we
more » ... e, analyze and validate mobile data collector (MDC) based LEACH routing protocol for environmentalapplicationwhich is based on multi-hop routing strategy. MDC based LEACH routing protocol utilizes self-organized sensor nodes with distributed cluster formation technique, randomly selection of cluster heads to equally balance the energy consumption among the sensor nodes and finally forward the data to base station by the support of MDC. Moreover, our approach shows the significant improvement in terms of energy consumption of sensor nodes, enhance network lifetime and data gathering at base station areoutperform when compared with LEACH protocol.
doi:10.5897/sre11.1339 fatcat:d3ts3m5h2nbtloxjchchbm7ygu