Measuring WLAN performance for systematic network planning

Case study

Norleyza Jailani, Ahmed Patel, Aruna Arumugam

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

Efficient management of a wireless local area network is one of the goals set by Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FTSM) UKM, in order to provide wireless network connection to its staffs, students and visitors. An investigation was conducted to measure the signal strength and overlaps in order to ascertain the performance and dimension measures of the current wireless network and its future requirement. The existing area under study covers six buildings inclusive of a lecture theatre and the experiments were done on several different days and time slots. A comparison of the network performance was also measured by taking into accounts the number of connected users at any one time. The results from the research shows that wireless access points can be more efficiently located in strategic places for continuous near excellent connectivity and also allows for more effective systematic planning and placement of access points in the future expansion of the network.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings Elmar - International Symposium Electronics in Marine
Pages581-584
Number of pages4
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventELMAR-2008 - 50th International Symposium ELMAR 2008 - Zadar, Croatia
Duration: 10 Sep 200812 Sep 2008

Other

OtherELMAR-2008 - 50th International Symposium ELMAR 2008
CountryCroatia
CityZadar
Period10/9/0812/9/08

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Wireless local area networks (WLAN)
Wireless networks
Planning
Information science
Theaters
Network performance
Information technology
Students
Experiments

Keywords

  • Network planning
  • Wireless access point
  • Wireless networking
  • Wireless routers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Jailani, N., Patel, A., & Arumugam, A. (2008). Measuring WLAN performance for systematic network planning: Case study. In Proceedings Elmar - International Symposium Electronics in Marine (Vol. 2, pp. 581-584). [4747570]

Measuring WLAN performance for systematic network planning : Case study. / Jailani, Norleyza; Patel, Ahmed; Arumugam, Aruna.

Proceedings Elmar - International Symposium Electronics in Marine. Vol. 2 2008. p. 581-584 4747570.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Jailani, N, Patel, A & Arumugam, A 2008, Measuring WLAN performance for systematic network planning: Case study. in Proceedings Elmar - International Symposium Electronics in Marine. vol. 2, 4747570, pp. 581-584, ELMAR-2008 - 50th International Symposium ELMAR 2008, Zadar, Croatia, 10/9/08.
Jailani N, Patel A, Arumugam A. Measuring WLAN performance for systematic network planning: Case study. In Proceedings Elmar - International Symposium Electronics in Marine. Vol. 2. 2008. p. 581-584. 4747570
Jailani, Norleyza ; Patel, Ahmed ; Arumugam, Aruna. / Measuring WLAN performance for systematic network planning : Case study. Proceedings Elmar - International Symposium Electronics in Marine. Vol. 2 2008. pp. 581-584
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