• Rathish Radhakrishnan
  • Karpagavadivu Karuppusamy


Clusters, MANET, Gateway, LEACH, Broadcasting, Energy Efficiency, Power, REQ, RES Consumption, Routing.


Clustering is defined as grouping of nodes based on their energy levels. In each cluster, a gateway node is set depending on the node that has the highest energy level. This phenomenon is majorly implemented using LEACH protocol. LEACH is abbreviated as Low Energy Adaptive Clustering Hierarchy. It is a time division-based Media Access Control (MAC) protocol. In order to make it energy efficient a new protocol is defined to hold the sensors as long as possible. It balances the network load in minimal time. A more energy efficient node transfer is possible by means of the above protocol which attains the high residual energy. The major advantage of implementing this protocol is to reduce the energy and power consumption that is needed to create and maintain the cluster. In Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET), the vast consumption of power can be literally minimized by utilizing this clustering scheme. The simulation of our protocol is carried out in Network Simulator-2.


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How to Cite

Radhakrishnan, R., & Karuppusamy, K. (2020). COST EFFECTIVE ENERGY EFFICIENT SCHEME FOR MOBILE ADHOC NETWORK. International Journal of Computing, 19(1), 137-146. Retrieved from