A Cluster–based Approach for Minimizing Energy Consumption by Reducing Travel Time of Mobile Element in WSN

Jangiti Siva Prashanth, Satyanarayana V. Nandury


Envoy Node Identification (ENI) and Halting Location Identifier (HLI) algorithms have been developed to reduce the travel time of Mobile Element (ME) by determining Optimal Path(OP) in Wireless Sensor Networks. Data generated by cluster members will be aggregated at the Cluster Head (CH) identified by ENI for onward transmission to the ME and it likewise decides an ideal path for ME by interfacing all CH/Envoy Nodes (EN). In order to reduce the tour length (TL) further HLI determines finest number of Halting Locations that cover all ENs by taking transmission range of CH/ENs into consideration. Impact of ENI and HLI on energy consumption and travel time of ME have been examined through simulations.


Envoy Nodes, Halting Locations, travel time, latency

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