Evolutionary Multi-Objective Based Approach for Wireless Sensor Network Deployment


Here is the abstract from our paper that already accepted and will be presented on ICC 2014 (International Conference on Communication) that will be held in the beautiful city of Sydney, Australia from 10-14 June 2014.

Abstract: A multi-objective evolutionary algorithm is designed to address some problems in many fields. This paper is a study about deployment strategy for achieving coverage and connectivity as two fundamental issues in wireless sensor networks. To achieve the best deployment, our approach is based on elitist non-dominated sorting genetic algorithm (NSGA-II). There are two objectives in this study, connectivity and coverage. We defined a fitness function to achieved the best deployment of nodes. Further we performed simulation to verify and validate the deployment of wireless sensor network as an output from our proposed mechanism. We measured some performance parameters to investigate and analyze our proposed sensor-deployment. Our simulation results show that our proposed algorithm can maintain coverage and connectivity in given sensing area with a relatively small number of sensor nodes in a given area.


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