Design of a Network Sensing System Based on Android Platform

  • Fei DingEmail author
  • En Tong
  • Zhenyang Wu
  • Dengyin Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 869)


In recent years, the scale of the wireless network of communication operators has been expanding. Various WLAN (Wireless Local Area Networks) hotspots are increasing and the application scenarios are becoming more diverse. The traditional WLAN network testing has limitations of cost, application scenarios, and sampling points. With the rapid popularization of smart phones, their functions are becoming increasingly powerful and intelligent. As a simple and portable functional mobile device, the development of the smart phone provides a better platform for portable wireless detection. In this paper, a software design and implementation method of WLAN sensing application based on an Android intelligent terminal is proposed. The developed sensing APP client implements the WLAN hotspot network quality testing and technology validation, providing a low-cost and efficient way to realize the development of the nationwide wireless network perception.


Intelligent terminal Android Wireless local area networks Network quality 



This work is partially supported by National Major Project of China (No. 2010ZX03006-006), National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61571241), the Communication Soft Science Research Project of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China (No. 2017-R-34 and BJ217013), the Ministry of Education - China Mobile Research Foundation, China (No. MCM20170205), the Scientific Research Foundation of the Higher Education Institutions of Jiangsu Province, China (No. 15KJA510002 and 17KJB510043), “333 High Level Talent Training Project” of Jiangsu Province, China (BRA2016341), the Six talent peaks project in Jiangsu Province (No. DZXX-008), the Research Foundation for Advanced Talents, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (No. NY217146), the Research Foundation on Teaching Reform of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (No. JG01617JX78), the College Students’ Innovative Training Project of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (No. XYB2017289). The authors would like to thank Yaping Tang for help with the experiments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Internet of ThingsNanjing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsNanjingChina
  2. 2.Group Client DepartmentChina Mobile Group Jiangsu Co. Ltd.NanjingChina
  3. 3.School of Information Science and EngineeringSoutheast UniversityNanjingChina

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