An AODV-Based Routing Scheme with Layered Clustering to Enhance Energy Efficiency and QoS in WSNs

  • Alaa AadriEmail author
  • Najlae Idrissi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 92)


The evolution of computer networks and the development of wireless technology have opened up new opportunities in the field of telecommunications and intelligent environments. Wireless sensor networks are large-scale ad hoc networks that consist of several sensors spatially dispersed to measure environmental parameters and to send the collected data to the Sink through a wireless connection. In this context, minimizing energy consumption represents the most important design factor since each sensor node is powered by a limited and generally irreplaceable source of energy. This paper presents a new energy-efficient data routing approach specifically designed for WSNs based on the combination of an extended AODV routing scheme and on network hierarchization in several layers while maintaining low complexity, high scalability and good QoS. Evaluated under the Network Simulator (NS-2), simulation results showed the effectiveness of the proposed approach in terms of energy efficiency and network lifetime.


WSNs Data routing Network hierarchization Energy consumption Load balancing Network lifetime QoS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Sciences and Techniques, Information Processing Decision Support LaboratoryUniversity of Sultan Moulay SlimaneBeni MellalMorocco

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