Multi-hop in Clustering with Mobility Protocol to Save the Energy Utilization in Wireless Sensor Networks


Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) gain popularity owing to their capability to access remote areas hard to be reached. Given that, the energy consumption with multi-hop transmission will be a major issue, and how to manage the energy of sensor node becomes the focus of research, attracting many works proposed to save the energy consumption when sensors send data to a sink node. Apart from the previous works, we propose here a Multi-hop in Clustering with Mobility (MCM) model and compare its energy usage with that of other techniques on multi-hop, clustering, mobility, and direct transmission. Through the simulation study conducted, we show that this work can shed light on choosing a good approach to minimize the energy utilization of the sensor node in WSNs.

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Raj, S.N., Bhattacharyya, D., Midhunchakkaravarthy, D. et al. Multi-hop in Clustering with Mobility Protocol to Save the Energy Utilization in Wireless Sensor Networks. Wireless Pers Commun (2021).

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  • Mobility
  • Clustering
  • MCM
  • Multi-hop
  • WSN