12 years 9 months ago
Sensor networks for the detection and tracking of radiation and other threats in cities
This paper presents results from experiments, mathematical analysis, and simulations of a network of static and mobile sensors for detecting threats on city streets and in open ar...
Annie H. Liu, Julian J. Bunn, K. Mani Chandy
13 years 17 days 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...
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13 years 17 days ago
Information Surfing for Radiation Map Building
We develop a control scheme for a group of mobile sensors to map radiation over a given planar polygonal region. The advantage of this methodology is that it provides quick situat...
R. Andres Cortez, Herbert G. Tanner, Ron Lumia, Ch...
151views more  TROB 2008»
13 years 5 months ago
Decentralized Environmental Modeling by Mobile Sensor Networks
Abstract--Cooperating mobile sensors can be used to model environmental functions such as the temperature or salinity of a region of ocean. In this paper, we adopt an optimal filte...
Kevin M. Lynch, Ira B. Schwartz, Peng Yang, Randy ...
134views more  AUTOMATICA 2010»
13 years 5 months ago
Nonlinear filtering in target tracking using cooperative mobile sensors
Collaborative signal processing and sensor deployment have been among the most important research tasks in target tracking using networked sensors. In this paper, the mathematical...
Jiangping Hu, Xiaoming Hu
13 years 6 months ago
Query-driven data collection and data forwarding in intermittently connected mobile sensor networks
In sparse and intermittently connected Mobile Sensor Networks (MSNs), the base station cannot easily get the data objects acquired by the mobile sensors in the field. When users q...
Wei Wu, Hock-Beng Lim, Kian-Lee Tan
13 years 7 months ago
A Decentralised Coordination Algorithm for Mobile Sensors
We present an on-line decentralised algorithm for coordinating mobile sensors for a broad class of information gathering tasks. These sensors can be deployed in unknown and possib...
Ruben Stranders, Francesco Maria Delle Fave, Alex ...
13 years 7 months ago
Deployment of Asynchronous Robotic Sensors in Unknown Orthogonal Environments
We consider the problem of uniformly dispersing mobile robotic sensors in a simply connected orthogonal space of unknown shape. The mobile sensors are injected into the space from ...
Eduardo Mesa Barrameda, Shantanu Das, Nicola Santo...
13 years 9 months ago
Exploring Load-Balance to Dispatch Mobile Sensors in Wireless Sensor Networks
In this paper, a hybrid sensor network consisting of static and mobile sensors is considered, where static sensors are used to detect events, and mobile sensors can move to event l...
You-Chiun Wang, Wen-Chih Peng, Min-Hsien Chang, Yu...
251views Robotics» more  FSR 2003»
13 years 10 months ago
Distributed Search and Rescue with Robot and Sensor Teams
We develop a network of distributed mobile sensor systems as a solution to the emergency response problem. The mobile sensors are inside a building and they form a connected ad-ho...
George Kantor, Sanjiv Singh, Ronald A. Peterson, D...