Optimal Location of Wireless LAN Access Points Using Fuzzy ID3
Isao Hayashi*, Takashi Kobayashi*, Yoshinori Arai**,
Toshiyuki Maeda***, and Atsushi Inoue****
*Faculty of Informatics, Kansai University, 2-1-1, Ryozenji, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-1095, Japan
**Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo Polytechnic University, 1583, Iiyama, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0297, Japan
*** Faculty of Management Information, Hannan University, 5-4-33, Amami-higashi, Matsubara, Osaka 580-8502, Japan
**** Department of Computer Science, Eastern Washington University, CEB319F EWU, Cheney, WA 99004-2493, USA
Although wireless LAN is useful in its small size and mobility, the connection region of transmitted radio wave is strongly affected by other electric devices, consumer products, and differences in size and type of the room. Besides, wireless LAN points (APs) must exclude a personal computers without permitting to connect to the Internet. Therefore, how optimally APs are located is important. In this paper, we propose the APs’ optimal location method. The proposed algorithm integrates fuzzy rules acquired by fuzzy ID3 with knowledge of security experts, and estimates the connection region for AP. We discuss how to formulate the method for setting AP optimal location and show the effectiveness of this method by illustrating the examples of AP optimal locations.
Toshiyuki Maeda, and Atsushi Inoue, “Optimal Location of Wireless LAN Access Points Using Fuzzy ID3,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.13, No.2, pp. 128-134, 2009.
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