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Volume 2014, Article ID 432952, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/432952
Research Article

A Novel Clustering Algorithm for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Based on Determination of Virtual Links’ Weight to Increase Network Stability

1Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Arak Branch, Arak 38198-38453, Iran
2Department of Computer and Communication Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, UPM, Serdang, Malaysia

Received 19 November 2013; Accepted 3 February 2014; Published 30 April 2014

Academic Editors: J. F. Groote and B. Sun

Copyright © 2014 Abbas Karimi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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