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Improvement on LEACH Protocol of Wireless Sensor Network

11/2007; DOI:10.1109/SENSORCOMM.2007.4394931 ISBN: 978-0-7695-2988-2 In proceeding of: Sensor Technologies and Applications, 2007. SensorComm 2007. International Conference on
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ABSTRACT This paper studies LEACH protocol, and puts forward energy-LEACH and multihop-LEACH protocols. Energy-LEACH protocol improves the choice method of the cluster head, makes some nodes which have more residual energy as cluster heads in next round. Multihop-LEACH protocol improves communication mode from single hop to multi-hop between cluster head and sink. Simulation results show that energy-LEACH and multihop-LEACH protocols have better performance than LEACH protocols.

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