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TEECH-ME: Threshold sensitive Energy Efficient Cluster Heads based on Maximum Energy Routing Protocol for WSNs

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In this paper, we propose Threshold sensitive Energy Efficient Cluster Heads based on Maximum Energy (TEECH-ME) routing protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). The main objective of this technique is to improve lifetime and stability period of network by applying threshold limitations on nodes deployed in static clusters. In our propose scheme, nodes with maximum energy become CHs of their regions. In TEECH-ME, we use threshold sensitivity parameters in network operation that limit the transmissions of whole network. We also apply Uniform Random Model to find out the drooped packets to make our protocol more practical. Simulation results show that our technique is 40% better than REECH-ME in terms of network lifetime.

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... To reduce the energy consumption of a node, the deployment of sensor nodes plays a significant role. It minimizes the energy-hole creation problem [2]. If an energy-hole is created, the energy of the network is consumed hastily due to the unbalance load of data transmission. ...
... To overcome the long distance multi-hop communication, authors of Regional Energy Efficient Cluster Heads based on Maximal Energy (REECH-ME) [4] divide the field into small rectangular regions and select CH on the basis of maximum residual energy to outperform LEACH. However, it fails to address the energy hole to a greater extent. ...
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