@article{(Open Science Index):https://publications.waset.org/pdf/6478,
	  title     = {An Energy-Efficient Distributed Unequal Clustering Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks},
	  author    = {Sungju Lee and  Jangsoo Lee  and  Hongjoong Sin and  Seunghwan Yoo and  Sanghyuck Lee and  Jaesik Lee and  Yongjun Lee and Sungchun Kim},
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	  abstract     = {The wireless sensor networks have been extensively
deployed and researched. One of the major issues in wireless sensor
networks is a developing energy-efficient clustering protocol.
Clustering algorithm provides an effective way to prolong the lifetime
of a wireless sensor networks. In the paper, we compare several
clustering protocols which significantly affect a balancing of energy
consumption. And we propose an Energy-Efficient Distributed
Unequal Clustering (EEDUC) algorithm which provides a new way of
creating distributed clusters. In EEDUC, each sensor node sets the
waiting time. This waiting time is considered as a function of residual
energy, number of neighborhood nodes. EEDUC uses waiting time to
distribute cluster heads. We also propose an unequal clustering
mechanism to solve the hot-spot problem. Simulation results show that
EEDUC distributes the cluster heads, balances the energy
consumption well among the cluster heads and increases the network
	    journal   = {International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering},
	  volume    = {2},
	  number    = {12},
	  year      = {2008},
	  pages     = {2715 - 2719},
	  ee        = {https://publications.waset.org/pdf/6478},
	  url   	= {https://publications.waset.org/vol/24},
	  bibsource = {https://publications.waset.org/},
	  issn  	= {eISSN: 1307-6892},
	  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
	  index 	= {Open Science Index 24, 2008},