Sizing and Routing of Wireless Sensor Networks for Traffic Vehicular Monitoring

Keywords: Smart cities, ICT, wireless, sensor, traffic sizing, routing and Zigbee


The demand in the urban population affects the increase in vehicles caused by traffic in cities. The way to manage this problem is through the implementation of an intelligent traffic system that allows a better interrelation with all the elements that compose it. Communication with the elements occurs through information and communication technologies (ICT), which are required for the development of smart cities. Implementing a wireless sensor network in a city allows obtaining information on the state in which it is located in real-time so that the location of the sensors at traffic lights and traffic signals will allow obtaining the necessary data for decision-making correct based on local perception. Cities such as Quito have had a considerable increase in population, therefore, it can be seen that one of the main problems is the traffic that the city faces at peak hours, so the use of wireless sensors to monitor traffic is of great help. For everything detailed above, this document will show the dimensioning and routing of a wireless sensor network that offers a more efficient system to control and manage the flow of vehicular traffic.


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How to Cite
Godoy-Pérez, K., Benítez-Tupiza, K., Valle-Jaramillo, J., & Inga-Ortega, E. (2020). Sizing and Routing of Wireless Sensor Networks for Traffic Vehicular Monitoring. ITECKNE, 17(1), 7-18.
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