Articles | Volume 5, issue 1
Regular research article
02 Mar 2016
Regular research article |  | 02 Mar 2016

Combination of clustering algorithms to maximize the lifespan of distributed wireless sensors

Derssie D. Mebratu and Charles Kim

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Short summary
Many different techniques have been introduced in an effort to maximize heterogeneous wireless sensor lifespan, but these techniques have focused on having the nodes in a cluster send their data to a selected cluster head node that, in turn, reports the data to the base station. Therefore, the choice of the number of clusters and the way the cluster head node is selected are the main focuses of this research paper.