Spatial Distribution of Wireless Sensor Nodes in the Urban Environment

Vendula Hejlová

Abstract

Wireless sensor nodes are an important part of every wireless sensor network. If wireless sensor nodes have implemented or connected sensors, then they can be used for different types of measurements. These measurements can be carried out either in internal or external environment. Spatial distribution of sensor nodes in the urban environment is a crucial decision because on its basis the selected elements will be measured in the suggested places. It is necessary to choose localities where these measurements have the long term significance. Distribution of sensor nodes in the urban environment is determined by a lot of factors. These factors are related to technical parameters of nodes, terrain characteristics and parameters of measured elements. Distribution of sensor nodes is made on the basis of distribution algorithms or the sensor nodes are randomly spread to the area of interest. The graph theory is usually the background of distribution algorithms. This theory primarily does not take into account the characteristics of terrain and measured elements. This paper describes factors that influence the distribution of sensor nodes. The graphs that are used in the wireless sensor networks are described and the most suitable solution for implementing terrain characteristics is selected.

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Hejlová V. (2014). Spatial Distribution of Wireless Sensor Nodes in the Urban Environment . In Doctoral Consortium - DCSENSORNETS, (SENSORNETS 2014) ISBN Not Available, pages 3-10


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@conference{dcsensornets14,
author={Vendula Hejlová},
title={Spatial Distribution of Wireless Sensor Nodes in the Urban Environment},
booktitle={Doctoral Consortium - DCSENSORNETS, (SENSORNETS 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={3-10},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
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AU - Hejlová V.
PY - 2014
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