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Performance Evaluation and QoS Analysis of BCDCP and CBCB Routing Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks

Sangeeta Vhatkar, Srishti Mehta, Mohammad Atique. Published in Wireless.

Communications on Applied Electronics
Year of Publication: 2015
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors: Sangeeta Vhatkar, Srishti Mehta, Mohammad Atique

Sangeeta Vhatkar, Srishti Mehta and Mohammad Atique. Article: Performance Evaluation and QoS Analysis of BCDCP and CBCB Routing Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks. Communications on Applied Electronics 3(4):53-58, November 2015. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

	author = {Sangeeta Vhatkar and Srishti Mehta and Mohammad Atique},
	title = {Article: Performance Evaluation and QoS Analysis of BCDCP and CBCB Routing Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks},
	journal = {Communications on Applied Electronics},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {3},
	number = {4},
	pages = {53-58},
	month = {November},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}


A wireless sensor network (WSN) consists of low power multifunctioning sensor nodes which operate in an unattended environment with limited computational and sensing capabilities. Once deployed, the small sensor nodes are usually inaccessible to the user, and thus replacement of the energy source is not feasible. Therefore, energy efficiency is a key design issue that needs to be enhanced in order to improve the life span of the network. The sensor nodes communicate with each other via various Routing Protocols. Base-Station Controlled Dynamic Clustering Protocol (BCDCP) is a hierarchical routing protocol that distributes the energy dissipation evenly among all sensor nodes to improve network lifetime and average energy savings. To overcome the drawbacks of the BCDCP protocol, in this research a new enhanced and improved BCDCP protocol called the mobile-BCDCP (M-BCDCP) protocol has been proposed. The simulation result compares the M-BCDCP protocol with the improvised CBCB protocol and shows that M-BCDCP protocol has enhanced performance than CBCB protocol in terms of number of packets delivery, energy consumption, delay, network lifetime and throughput.


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WSN, hierarchical routing protocols, M-BCDCP, QoS, CBCB, energy consumption, delay, packet delivery ratio, throughput, network lifetime