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Lightweight Context Aware Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks for Real Environments

Keywords: WSN, Context Aware, Real Environments, Routing

Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology

Volume 34 ,  Issue 3

Samia  Aijaz,Sana Hoor  Jokhio,JAVED Ali  Baloch


Design and implementation of a WSN (Wireless Sensor Network) that can efficiently work for a longer time period must include identification of the deployment environment context and to conform to the behavior of the sensor nodes. The context information when treated with evaluation factor becomes a process of context awareness and the evaluation factor is called the context attribute. In this paper, we consider the context factor of energy. The paper identifies analyses and evaluates efficiency of two when used in a context aware environment. Furthermore, the study also highlights the strengths and weaknesses of sensor SPIN (Sensor Protocol for Information via Negotiation) and LEACH (Low Energy Adaptive Clustering Hierarchy) protocols with respect to the support for WSN with heavy network traffic conditions. The performance has been evaluated in terms of energy efficiency, data packet transmission, network status, data management, reliability, etc.