LEACH Protocol based WSN Protocol using Fuzzy

  • Kwon, Oh Seok (Department of Plasma Bioscience and Display, KwangWoon University Graduate School) ;
  • Jung, Kye-Dong (Ingenium college of liberal arts, KwangWoon University) ;
  • Lee, Jong-Yong (Ingenium college of liberal arts, KwangWoon University)
  • Received : 2017.07.10
  • Accepted : 2017.08.10
  • Published : 2017.09.30


A wireless sensor network is a network in which nodes equipped with sensors capable of collecting data from the real world are configured wirelessly. Because the sensor nodes are configured wirelessly, they have limited power such as batteries. If the battery of the sensor node is exhausted, the node is no longer usable. If more than a certain number of nodes die, the network will not function. There are many wireless sensor network protocols to improve energy efficiency, among which LEACH Protocol is a typical example. The LEACH protocol is a cluster-based protocol that divides sensor space into clusters and transmits and receives data between nodes. Therefore, depending on how the cluster is structured, the shape of the energy cow may decrease or increase. We compare the network lifetimes of the existing LEACH protocols and the three types of protocols that have been improved using fuzzy methods for cluster selection.


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