Implementation of a GA-based Simulation System for Placement of IoT Devices: Evaluation for a WSAN Scenario

  • Miralda Cuka
  • Kosuke Ozera
  • Ryoichiro Obukata
  • Donald Elmazi
  • Tetsuya OdaEmail author
  • Leonard Barolli
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 6)


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 simulation system. We evaluated the performance of the proposed system by a simulation scenario considering WSANs. The simulation results show that the constructed WSAN could cover both events.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miralda Cuka
    • 1
  • Kosuke Ozera
    • 1
  • Ryoichiro Obukata
    • 1
  • Donald Elmazi
    • 1
  • Tetsuya Oda
    • 2
    Email author
  • Leonard Barolli
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of EngineeringFukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT)FukuokaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Information and Communication EngineeringFukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT)FukuokaJapan

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