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Performance Evaluation of Routing Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks

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dc.contributor.author Almazaydeh, Laiali
dc.contributor.author Abdelfattah, Eman
dc.contributor.author Al-Bzoor, Manal
dc.contributor.author Al-Rahayfeh, Amer A.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-09-04T17:32:54Z
dc.date.available 2015-09-04T17:32:54Z
dc.date.issued 2010-04
dc.identifier.uri https://scholarworks.bridgeport.edu/xmlui/handle/123456789/1309
dc.description.abstract The efficiency of sensor networks strongly depends on the routing protocol used. In this paper, we analyze three different types of routing protocols: LEACH, PEGASIS, and VGA. Sensor networks are simulated using Sensoria simulator. Several simulations are conducted to analyze the performance of these protocols including the power consumption and overall network performance. The simulation results, using same limited sensing range value, show that PEGASIS outperforms all other protocols while LEACH has better performance than VGA. Furthermore, the paper investigates the power consumption for all protocols. On the average, VGA has the worst power consumption when the sensing range is limited, while VGA is the best when the sensing range is increased. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher AIRCC Publishing en_US
dc.subject Sensor networks en_US
dc.subject Routing protocols en_US
dc.subject Low energy adaptive clustering hierarchy (LEACH) en_US
dc.subject Power-efficient gathering in sensor information systems (PEGASIS) en_US
dc.subject Virtual grid architecture (VGA) en_US
dc.subject Sensoria simulator en_US
dc.subject Energy consumption en_US
dc.subject Network performance en_US
dc.title Performance Evaluation of Routing Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.publication.issue 2 en_US
dc.publication.name International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology en_US
dc.publication.volume 2 en_US

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