Design and Implementation of a Simulation System Based on Genetic Algorithm for Node Placement in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks
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A Wireless Sensor and Actor Network (WSAN) is a group of wireless devices with the ability to sense physical events (sensors) or/and to perform relatively complicated actions (actors), based on the sensed data shared by sensors. In order to provide effective sensing and acting, a coordination mechanism is necessary among sensors and actors. This coordination can be distributed-local coordination among the actors or centralized coordination from a remote management unit, usually known as sink in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). In this work, we propose a simulating system based on Rust for actor node placement problem in WSAN, while considering different aspects of WSANs including coordination, connectivity and coverage. We describe the implementation and show the interface of the simulation system.
KeywordsGenetic Algorithm Wireless Sensor Network Simulation System Actor Network Mutation Operator
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