WSNs in the Highway Long Distance Tunnel Environment Monitoring

  • Yan-Xiao Li
  • Xin-Xi Feng
  • Hua Guan
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 143)


Wireless sensor networks have been widely used in the monitoring application. In this paper we shed some lights on several issues in building a complete system for using wireless sensor networks for practical highway long distance tunnel environment monitoring application. From the engineering perspective it is necessary to consider the nodes deployment and from the application perspective it is necessary to meet the performance requirements. Energy conservation, topology and coverage are some important factors need to be taken full consideration for the purpose of providing safe friendly vehicle running environment. Still more deserve to discuss for brighter future of the tracking and monitoring foreground.


wireless sensor network latency energy constraint topology coverage control 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yan-Xiao Li
    • 1
  • Xin-Xi Feng
    • 1
  • Hua Guan
    • 1
  1. 1.Telecommunication Engineering InstituteAir Force Engineering UniversityXi’anChina

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