The Coverage Issues in WSNs

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Jyoti Rani
Vishal Anand


Aim: Wireless Sensor Networks is one of the hot research topic in previous years due to its wide contribution in emerging industry that is Internet of Things. A wireless sensor network is a network of tiny devices, which can gather the information from surrounding and then successfully communicate it via wireless link. WSNs are widely used for monitoring targets in given field of interest. Most popular area of research in Wireless Sensor Networks is coverage. This paper focus on coverage issues in Wireless Sensor Networks.

Study Design: Various Issues in WSNs being studied and analyzed.

Place and Duration of Study: Swami Parmanand College Lalru, between May 2019 to December 2019.

Methodology: It included following steps:-

  • Survey of the literature related to the proposed work.
  • Comparison of different types of WSNs and challenges and issues related to them.
  • Detailed study of coverage issue involved in implementation of WSN.

Results: Coverage selection depends on the system requirement. Each coverage has its own advantages and disadvantages related to its implementation.

“Table 2: Comparison between Various WSN and challenges related to them” it discusses about various types of WSNs and the challenges related to each one of them.

Conclusion: Coverage in WSNs can be defined on how well the sensor nodes monitor the targets in given field of interest. Each application comes with different set of coverage requirements; hence, deployment strategies are chosen based on the requirements.

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), Base Station (BS), Internet of Things (IoTs), Terrestrial Wireless Sensor Networks (TWSNs), Field of Interest (FoI)

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Rani, J., & Anand, V. (2020). The Coverage Issues in WSNs. Asian Research Journal of Mathematics, 16(2), 1-10.
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