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Improved Performance on Wireless Sensor Network Using Fuzzy Clustering Algorithms

Author(s):

G. Sudha , Muthayammal college of arts and science; N. Hyrunnisha , Muthayammal college of arts and science

Keywords:

WSN, Fuzzy Clustering Algorithms

Abstract

Clustering in wireless sensor network faces several challenges such as selection of an optimal group of sensor nodes as cluster, optimum selection of cluster head, energy balanced optimal strategy for rotating the role of cluster head in a cluster, maintaining intra and inter cluster connectivity and optimal data routing in the network. In this paper, we study a protocol supporting an energy efficient clustering, cluster head selection and data routing method to prolong the lifetime of sensor network. Simulation results demonstrate that the proposed protocol prolongs network lifetime due to the use of efficient clustering, cluster head selection and data routing. The results of simulation show that at the end of some certain part of running the EECS and Fuzzy based clustering algorithm increases the number of alive nodes comparing with the LEACH and HEED methods and this can lead to an increase in sensor network lifetime. By using the EECS method the total number of messages received at base station is increased when compared with LEACH and HEED methods. The Fuzzy based clustering method compared with the K-Means Clustering by means of iteration count and time taken to die first node in wireless sensor network, as the result shows that the fuzzy based clustering method perform well than kmeans clustering methods.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV4I90078
Published in: Volume : 4, Issue : 9
Publication Date: 01/12/2016
Page(s): 77-81

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