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A hybrid approach for the optimization of quality of service metrics of WSN


Shalli Rani, M. Balasaraswathi, P. Chandra Sekhar Reddy, Gurbinder Singh Brar, M. Sivaram, Vigneswaran Dhasarathan*

Source title: 
Wireless Networks, 26: 621-638, 2020 (ISI)
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The core objective behind this research paper is to implement a hybrid optimization technique along with proactive routing algorithm to enhance the network lifetime of wireless sensor networks (WSN). The combination of two soft computing techniques viz. genetic algorithm (GA) and bacteria foraging optimization (BFO) techniques are applied individually on destination sequence distance vector (DSDV) routing protocol and after that the hybridization of GA and BFO is applied on the same routing protocol. The various simulation parameters used in the research are: throughput, end to end delay, congestion, packet delivery ratio, bit error rate and routing overhead. The bits are processed at a data rate of 512 bytes/s. The packet size for data transmission is 100 bytes. The data transmission time taken by the packets is 200 s i.e. the simulation time for each simulation scenario. Network is composed of 60 nodes. Simulation results clearly demonstrates that the hybrid approach along with DSDV outperforms over ordinary DSDV routing protocol and it is best suitable under smaller size of WSN.