Deployment of a Wireless Sensor Network in Mobile Phone Environment


  • AKPUDUMOGU Oluchukwu Nnanna University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria
  • SANUSI Muhammad University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria
  • EBELOGU Christopher Ubaka University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria
  • ODUWOLE Omolara Oluwakemi University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria



Wireless Sensor Network, Wireless Communications, Mobile Phones


Wireless mobile sensor network is the collection of autonomous and distributed sensor with additional capacity of mobility. Mobility of sensor nodes adds additional functionality to the wireless sensor network of self-deployment and relocation of sensors. Sensors find their own position and placed themselves over the target area after initial sensor distribution. Different approaches have been proposed for the deployment of mobile sensor by considering different issues. Coverage and Connectivity is the main issue of deployment.  Some additional issues have to be considered while deploying mobile sensors like sensor relocation, energy efficient movements of sensors, obstacle adaptability, lifetime of network, fault tolerance etc. This paper basically presents the study of different mobile sensor network deployment approaches with their features and drawbacks with respect to a mobile phone environment. The issues of mobile sensor network deployment are investigated in detail. It further discusses the algorithm and the way of deployment along with the self-deployment. Development in the technology of sensor such as Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), wireless communications, embedded systems, distributed processing and wireless sensor applications have contributed a large transformation in Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) recently. It assists and improves work performance both in the field of industry and our daily life. Wireless Sensor Network has been widely used in many areas especially for surveillance and monitoring in agriculture and habitat monitoring. Environment monitoring has become an important field of control and protection, providing real-time system and control communication with the physical world. An intelligent and smart Wireless Sensor Network system can gather and process a large amount of data from the beginning of the monitoring and manage air quality, the conditions of traffic, to weather situations. In this paper, we discuss and review wireless sensor network applications for mobile phone environment. In order to implement a good system, there are several requirements to be followed. From the research, it is also proven that this approach can improve the phone performance, provide a convenient and efficient method and can also fulfill functional requirements.


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How to Cite

AKPUDUMOGU Oluchukwu Nnanna, SANUSI Muhammad, EBELOGU Christopher Ubaka, & ODUWOLE Omolara Oluwakemi. (2020). Deployment of a Wireless Sensor Network in Mobile Phone Environment. International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering (IJASRE), ISSN:2454-8006, 6(7), 41–54.