Fuzzy Based Optimized Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

  • P. Manjunatha
  • A. K. Verma
  • A. Srividya
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 64)


Wireless sensor networks are used in military, health monitoring, tracking and security applications. These critical applications require reliable and fault tolerant operation of the network. This paper proposes a novel reliable routing protocol for wireless sensor networks (WSN) to extend the network lifetime using fuzzy inference system (FIS). Due to limitation in communication range, sensor nodes transmit their sensed data through multiple hops. Each sensor node acts as a routing element for other sensor nodes for transmitting data.The purpose of this work is to extend the network lifetime using FIS. Each sensor node selects the optimized path for forwarding packets to the base station based on routing metrics. Simulation results shows that proposed algorithm can achieve higher network lifetime by comparison to other routing protocols.


Wireless Sensor Network Routing Fuzzy Inference System Energy Efficiency 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Manjunatha
    • 1
  • A. K. Verma
    • 1
  • A. Srividya
    • 1
  1. 1.IDP in Reliability EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

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