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155views more  MST 2010»
10 years 6 months ago
Stochastic Models and Adaptive Algorithms for Energy Balance in Sensor Networks
We consider the important problem of energy balanced data propagation in wireless sensor networks and we extend and generalize previous works by allowing adaptive energy assignment...
Pierre Leone, Sotiris E. Nikoletseas, José ...
94views more  JFR 2010»
10 years 6 months ago
Passive sensor evaluation for unmanned ground vehicle mud detection
Detecting mud hazards is a significant challenge to unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) autonomous offroad navigation. A military UGV stuck in a mud body during a mission may need to be...
Arturo L. Rankin, Larry H. Matthies
135views more  IJACTAICIT 2010»
10 years 6 months ago
New Clustering Protocol to Decrease Probability Failure Nodes and Increasing the Lifetime in WSNs
Clustering in wireless sensor networks is one of the crucial methods for increasing of network lifetime. There are many algorithms in for clustering. LEACH algorithm is one of the...
Davood KeyKhosravi, Ali Ghaffari, Ali Hosseinalipo...
144views more  TSP 2011»
10 years 7 months ago
On Decentralized Detection With Partial Information Sharing Among Sensors
—We study a decentralized detection architecture in which each of a set of sensors transmits a highly compressed summary of its observations (a binary message) to a fusion center...
O. Patrick Kreidl, John N. Tsitsiklis, Spyros I. Z...
108views more  TMC 2011»
10 years 7 months ago
Spatial-Temporal Coverage Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks
—Mission-driven sensor networks usually have special lifetime requirements. However, the density of the sensors may not be large enough to satisfy the coverage requirement while ...
Changlei Liu, Guohong Cao
10 years 7 months ago
On Adaptive Density Deployment to Mitigate the Sink-Hole Problem in Mobile Sensor Networks
Abstract The use of mobile sensors is of great relevance to monitor critical areas where sensors cannot be deployed manually. The presence of data collector sinks causes increased ...
Novella Bartolini, Tiziana Calamoneri, Annalisa Ma...
272views more  IJNSEC 2011»
10 years 7 months ago
Trust Key Management Scheme for Wireless Body Area Networks
With recent advances in wireless sensor networks and embedded computing technologies, miniaturized pervasive health monitoring devices have become practically feasible. In additio...
Mohammed Mana, Mohammed Feham, Boucif Amar Bensabe...
112views more  IBMRD 2011»
10 years 7 months ago
Sensor Andrew: Large-scale campus-wide sensing and actuation
—We present Sensor Andrew, a multi-disciplinary campus-wide scalable sensor network that is designed to host a wide range of sensor, actuator and low-power applications. The goal...
Anthony Rowe, Mario Berges, Gaurav Bhatia, Ethan G...
115views Control Systems» more  CDC 2010»
10 years 7 months ago
Distributed statistical estimation of the number of nodes in sensor networks
The distributed estimation of the number of active sensors in a network can be important for estimation and organization purposes. We propose a design methodology based on the foll...
Damiano Varagnolo, Gianluigi Pillonetto, Luca Sche...
111views Education» more  CORR 2010»
10 years 9 months ago
Calibration for Ultrasound Breast Tomography Using Matrix Completion
We study the calibration problem in circular ultrasound tomography devices for breast imaging, where the sensor positions deviate from the circumference of a perfect circle. We in...
Reza Parhizkar, Amin Karbasi, Sewoong Oh, Martin V...