Novel Modifications in WSN Network Design for Improved SNR and Reliability

  • Kamil Staniec
  • Grzegorz Debita
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 378)


The chapter addresses the issue of Wireless Sensor Network planning (in fact - well applicable to any mesh network design) for achieving a network structure of minimized intra-network interference and reliability. The former feature can be attained by means of directional antennas, which - in combination with a planar topology - leads to a considerable increase in the average SNIR level. The latter feature is to provide a structure of sensor nodes resistant to single-node failures, deployed with the minimum-pathloss criterion for better radio performance.


Wireless Sensor Network Medium Access Control Mesh Network Receive Signal Strength Indicator Directional Antenna 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kamil Staniec
    • 1
  • Grzegorz Debita
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of ElectronicsWroclaw University of TechnologyWroclawPoland

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