Energy Holes Avoiding Techniques in Sensor Networks: A survey

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Volume-20 Number-4
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Rohini Sharma
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V20P239


Rohini Sharma "Energy Holes Avoiding Techniques in Sensor Networks: A survey", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V20(4),204-208 Feb 2015. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group


This paper describes the concept of energy holes in sensor networks, their effects on network lifetime and various techniques to avoid them. The lifespan of sensor networks finish in short duration due to the presence of energy holes. A comparative study of strength and shortcoming of various techniques for combating energy holes problem has been discussed which shows that none of energy balanced protocol completely removes the energy holes from the sensor network. A non-uniform distribution of nodes towards the sink improves network lifespan.


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Energy holes, Wireless sensor networks, uneven energy consumption.