Improvement of Wireless LAN Connectivity by Optimizing Placement of Wireless Access Points
By rapid evolution of information terminals, such as tablets and smart phones, people having multiple wireless communication terminals are expected to increase the information access and traffic amount. In public facilities, hot spots, and university campuses, the coverage area of the wireless Access Points (APs) is limited because of high cost. Therefore, it is difficult to provide stable network connectivity. In this paper, we focus on measurement of the coverage in our university campus. Using network simulation, we measured field strength and throughput for wireless APs. We optimized AP placement and improved the connectivity in our campus.
KeywordsAccess Point Wireless Local Area Network Mobile Client Outdoor Area Wireless Coverage
This work is supported by a Grant-in-Aid for scientific research of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). The authors would like to thanks for the financial support.
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