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A Fault-Local Self-Stabilizing Clustering Service for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

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4 Author(s)
Demirbas, M. ; Comput. Sci. & Eng. Dept., Univ. at Buffalo, NY ; Arora, A. ; Mittal, V. ; Kulathumani, V.

We present a fast, local clustering service, FLOC, that partitions a multihop wireless network into nonoverlapping and approximately equal-sized clusters. Each cluster has a clusterhead such that all nodes within unit distance and some nodes within distance m of the clusterhead belong to the cluster. We show that, by asserting a stretch factor m ges 2, FLOC achieves locality of clustering and fault-local self-stabilization: the effects of cluster formation and faults/changes at any part of the network are contained within at most m + 1 units. Through simulations and experiments with actual deployments, we analyze the trade-offs between clustering time and the quality of clustering and suggest suitable parameters for FLOC to achieve a fast completion time without compromising the quality of the resulting clustering

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Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:17 ,  Issue: 9 )

Date of Publication:

Sept. 2006

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