Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Optimizing router nodes for implementing an efficient wireless sensor network model for BAS
by Gandhi, Raunak P., M.S., California State University, Long Beach, 2015, 56; 1598637
Abstract (Summary)

For an engineer, it is always a difficult task to deploy a distributed wireless sensor network for buildings, without initial planning of the infrastructure of the network. A robust network is one that provides entire connectivity without compromising the signal strength. Another important parameter to be considered is the cost of the network, which can be reduced by deploying the most optimized and resilient network. With this project, we have designed an interactive design tool using Matlab that can help an engineer to plan and place the router nodes before actual deployment. The reference methods are based on Dijkstra’s algorithm, line based algorithm and clustering algorithm for placing of routers. In this project, we have used best from all the algorithms to present a novel approach for the placement of routers. This algorithm provides improved results than the reference methods and thus further reduces the cost of the network.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Mozumdar, Mohammad Mostafizur Rahman
Commitee: Aliasgari, Mehrdad, Ary, James
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Electrical Engineering
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 55/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Electrical engineering
Keywords: Building automation system, Optimization, Synthesis, WSN, Wireless sensor network
Publication Number: 1598637
ISBN: 978-1-339-03842-1
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