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a Wireless Sensor Network for Environmental Monitoring  

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transmitters #12;Sample sensors: #12;Sample sensors: PAR: Photosynthetically Active (solar) Radiation sensora Wireless Sensor Network for Environmental Monitoring a Wireless Sensor Network for Environmental technology: a truly self configurable, low-cost, maintenance-free, ad-hoc sensor network (not based on Zig

Gburzynski, Pawel

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Monitoring Energy Consumption In Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Monitoring Energy Consumption In Wireless Sensor Networks Matthias Witt, Christoph Weyer, it may impair the ability of the sensor network to function. Therefore, minimizing energy consumption energy consumption in both standby and active modes is the basis of wireless networks. Energy preserving

Turau, Volker

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Wireless Sensor Network for Aircraft Health Monitoring Honeywell Labs  

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Wireless Sensor Network for Aircraft Health Monitoring Haowei Bai Honeywell Labs 3660 Technology Drive Minneapolis, MN 55418 haowei.bai@honeywell.com Mohammed Atiquzzaman School of Computer Science

Minnesota, University of

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Invited Paper: Wireless Sensor Networks for Ecosystem Monitoring & Port Surveillance  

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Invited Paper: Wireless Sensor Networks for Ecosystem Monitoring & Port Surveillance A. Mansour*1 of the most up-to-date innovations in sensor technology and sensor networks, our current project should as well as the second phase of the project which consists in analyzing living underwater micro

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Wireless sensor networks and environmental monitoring applications  

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Radio: 4kbps, 180m Sensors: Light and accelerometer Energy: Solar powered Golem and deputy dust 16mm3-aided medicine Data processing in wireless sensor networks Facilities: Cluster of 16 computers 30 ultra low power wireless sensors Lego robotics lab (10 Mindstorms kits) More to come... (mobile robot, Mindstorms NXT kits

Le Borgne, Yann-Aël

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Wireless Sensor Network for Monitoring of Historic Structures under Rehabilitation  

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The use of a wireless sensor network (WSN) to monitor an historic structure under rehabilitation is the focus of this research. To thoroughly investigate the issue, two main objectives are addressed: the development of a reliable WSN tailored...

Samuels, Julie Marie

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Wireless Sensor Networks for Monitoring of Large Public Buildings  

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for a communication infrastructure set-up. Using energy-conservation techniques (putting nodes to sleep whenWireless Sensor Networks for Monitoring of Large Public Buildings Murat Demirbas Department potential, monitoring of large public buildings is a significant emerging application area for wireless

Demirbas, Murat

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A Vehicular Wireless Sensor Network for CO2 Monitoring  

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the concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) gas in areas of interest. The reported data are sent to a server, which the concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) gas in areas of interest. CO2 gas is a critical index of air qualityA Vehicular Wireless Sensor Network for CO2 Monitoring Shu-Chiung Hu1, You-Chiun Wang1, Chiuan

Tseng, Yu-Chee

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Wireless Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring by Sukun Kim  

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Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN). The project is targeting a deployment on the Golden Gate Bridge. Ambient

California at Berkeley, University of

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TriopusNet: Automating Wireless Sensor Network Deployment and Replacement in Pipeline Monitoring  

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TriopusNet: Automating Wireless Sensor Network Deployment and Replacement in Pipeline Monitoring sensor net- work system for autonomous sensor deployment in pipeline monitoring. TriopusNet works by automatically releasing sensor nodes from a centralized repository located at the source of the water pipeline

Chu, Hao-hua

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Contour maps: Monitoring and diagnosis in sensor networks  

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Contour Maps: Monitoring and Diagnosis in Sensor Networksof data contour maps, which trade off accuracy with thealgorithms to build contour maps: distributed spatial and

Meng, Xiaoqiao Q; Nandagopal, T; Li, L; Lu, S W

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mobile sensor network to monitor wastewater collection pipelines  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

17 Mobile robot localization in23 WCS monitoring using mobile floatingDesign of mobile pipeline floating sensor SewerSnort

Lim, Jungsoo

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a Remote Monitoring Sensor Network for In-Situ Decommissioned Structures  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

10-01666, Revision 0 10-01666, Revision 0 Key Words: in situ decommissioning sensor remote monitoring end state Retention: Permanent DEVELOPMENT OF A REMOTE MONITORING SENSOR NETWORK FOR IN SITU DECOMMISSIONED STRUCTURES Panel Report November 2010 Savannah River National Laboratory Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Aiken, SC 29808 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy Under Contract Number DE-AC09-08SR22470 Development of a Remote Monitoring Sensor Network Page 2 of 34

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Comparing Trust Mechanisms for Monitoring Aggregator Nodes in Sensor Networks  

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With increasingly smaller sizes and reduced costs, the range of possible application domains for sensor networks has, such as fire de- tection, securing sensitive locations, detecting nuclear leak- age, etc. An average sensor (BS). The BS processes the data and gives the final decision to alert the network operator or consider

Sen, Sandip

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Development of a Remote Monitoring Sensor Network for In-Situ  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

a Remote Monitoring Sensor Network for In-Situ a Remote Monitoring Sensor Network for In-Situ Decommissioned Structures Development of a Remote Monitoring Sensor Network for In-Situ Decommissioned Structures On October 19-22, 2010, an independent expert panel of scientists and engineers met to assist the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Savannah River National Laboratory in developing a technical report that recommends the best sensing and concrete technologies for monitoring and isolating contaminants within highly-radioactive nuclear structures in the DOE in situ decommissioning program. This document identifies the recommendations of the panel for shortand long-term objectives needed to develop a remote monitoring network for the C Reactor Building at the Savannah River Site. Development of a Remote Monitoring Sensor Network for In-Situ

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Development of a Remote Monitoring Sensor Network for In-Situ  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Development of a Remote Monitoring Sensor Network for In-Situ Development of a Remote Monitoring Sensor Network for In-Situ Decommissioned Structures Development of a Remote Monitoring Sensor Network for In-Situ Decommissioned Structures On October 19-22, 2010, an independent expert panel of scientists and engineers met to assist the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Savannah River National Laboratory in developing a technical report that recommends the best sensing and concrete technologies for monitoring and isolating contaminants within highly-radioactive nuclear structures in the DOE in situ decommissioning program. This document identifies the recommendations of the panel for shortand long-term objectives needed to develop a remote monitoring network for the C Reactor Building at the Savannah River Site. Development of a Remote Monitoring Sensor Network for In-Situ

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Snow Monitoring with Sensor Networks Thomas C. Henderson  

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having the ability to communicate, compute and sense the environment temperature, light intensity, pressure, and other properties. We have developed several distributed algorithms for such networks network [7], [8], [9], [10], [11]. We are developing a 50 to 100 node sensor network testbed

Henderson, Thomas C.

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Sensor Networks for Monitoring and Control of Water Distribution Systems  

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Water distribution systems present a significant challenge for structural monitoring. They comprise a complex network of pipelines buried underground that are relatively inaccessible. Maintaining the integrity of these ...

Whittle, Andrew

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Wireless Sensor Network forWireless Sensor Network for Aircraft Health MonitoringAircraft Health Monitoring  

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Monitoring Technologies presented here are patent pending. For more details, please send emails to haowei.bai@honeywell.com Haowei Bai Honeywell Labs 3660 Technology Drive Minneapolis, MN 55418 Phone: 612-951-7107 Email: haowei.bai@honeywell Technologies presented here are patent pending. For more details, please send emails to haowei.bai@honeywell

Atiquzzaman, Mohammed

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Energy Harvesting for Structural Health Monitoring Sensor Networks  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report has been developed based on information exchanges at a 2.5-day workshop on energy harvesting for embedded structural health monitoring (SHM) sensing systems that was held June 28-30, 2005, at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The workshop was hosted by the LANL/UCSD Engineering Institute (EI). This Institute is an education- and research-focused collaboration between Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Jacobs School of Engineering. A Statistical Pattern Recognition paradigm for SHM is first presented and the concept of energy harvesting for embedded sensing systems is addressed with respect to the data acquisition portion of this paradigm. Next, various existing and emerging sensing modalities used for SHM and their respective power requirements are summarized, followed by a discussion of SHM sensor network paradigms, power requirements for these networks and power optimization strategies. Various approaches to energy harvesting and energy storage are discussed and limitations associated with the current technology are addressed. This discussion also addresses current energy harvesting applications and system integration issues. The report concludes by defining some future research directions and possible technology demonstrations that are aimed at transitioning the concept of energy harvesting for embedded SHM sensing systems from laboratory research to field-deployed engineering prototypes.

G. Park, C. R. Farrar, M. D. Todd, W. Hodgkiss, T. Rosing

2007-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

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GeM-REM: Generative Model-driven Resource efficient ECG Monitoring in Body Sensor Networks  

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GeM-REM: Generative Model-driven Resource efficient ECG Monitoring in Body Sensor Networks Sidharth electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring. In such systems, sampling the ECG at clinically recommended rates (250 Hz, there is a need for reducing the energy consumption and data size at the sensor, while maintaining the ECG quality

Poovendran, Radha

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An integrated system based on wireless sensor networks for patient monitoring, localization and tracking  

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This works describes the system LAURA which provides patient localization, tracking and monitoring services within nursing institutes through a wireless sensor network. The system is composed of three functional blocks: a localization and tracking engine ... Keywords: E-health, Indoor localization, Wireless sensor network

Alessandro Redondi; Marco Chirico; Luca Borsani; Matteo Cesana; Marco Tagliasacchi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Air-dropped sensor network for real-time high-fidelity volcano monitoring  

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This paper presents the design and deployment experience of an air-dropped wireless sensor network for volcano hazard monitoring. The deployment of five stations into the rugged crater of Mount St. Helens only took one hour with a helicopter. The stations ... Keywords: design and deployment, sensor network

Wen-Zhan Song; Renjie Huang; Mingsen Xu; Andy Ma; Behrooz Shirazi; Richard LaHusen

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Research on Smart Substation Equipment Condition Monitoring System Based on Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Reference to characteristics of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) technology and the three-tier architecture of smart substation, the paper designs an on-line condition monitoring system of smart substation equipme...

Jie He; Xiaoqing Huang; Yang Yang

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model-Based Optimal Sensor Network Design for Condition Monitoring in an IGCC Plant  

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Optimal Sensor Network Optimal Sensor Network Design for Condition Monitoring in an IGCC Plant Background The U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) develops affordable and clean energy from coal and other fossil fuels to secure a sustainable energy economy. To further this mission, NETL funds research and development of advanced sensor and control technologies that can function under the extreme operating conditions often found in advanced power systems,

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Demo Abstract: Wireless Sensor Network for Substation Monitoring: Design and Deployment  

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Demo Abstract: Wireless Sensor Network for Substation Monitoring: Design and Deployment Asis-Transmissions & Substations 9625 Research Drive Charlotte, NC 28262 {lvanderz,birodriguez} @epri.com Ralph McKosky, Joseph in a substation for monitoring the health of power subsystems such as circuit breakers, trans- formers

Nasipuri, Asis

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Model Based Optimal Sensor Network Design for Condition Monitoring in an IGCC Plant  

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This report summarizes the achievements and final results of this program. The objective of this program is to develop a general model-based sensor network design methodology and tools to address key issues in the design of an optimal sensor network configuration: the type, location and number of sensors used in a network, for online condition monitoring. In particular, the focus in this work is to develop software tools for optimal sensor placement (OSP) and use these tools to design optimal sensor network configuration for online condition monitoring of gasifier refractory wear and radiant syngas cooler (RSC) fouling. The methodology developed will be applicable to sensing system design for online condition monitoring for broad range of applications. The overall approach consists of (i) defining condition monitoring requirement in terms of OSP and mapping these requirements in mathematical terms for OSP algorithm, (ii) analyzing trade-off of alternate OSP algorithms, down selecting the most relevant ones and developing them for IGCC applications (iii) enhancing the gasifier and RSC models as required by OSP algorithms, (iv) applying the developed OSP algorithm to design the optimal sensor network required for the condition monitoring of an IGCC gasifier refractory and RSC fouling. Two key requirements for OSP for condition monitoring are desired precision for the monitoring variables (e.g. refractory wear) and reliability of the proposed sensor network in the presence of expected sensor failures. The OSP problem is naturally posed within a Kalman filtering approach as an integer programming problem where the key requirements of precision and reliability are imposed as constraints. The optimization is performed over the overall network cost. Based on extensive literature survey two formulations were identified as being relevant to OSP for condition monitoring; one based on LMI formulation and the other being standard INLP formulation. Various algorithms to solve these two formulations were developed and validated. For a given OSP problem the computation efficiency largely depends on the size of the problem. Initially a simplified 1-D gasifier model assuming axial and azimuthal symmetry was used to test out various OSP algorithms. Finally these algorithms were used to design the optimal sensor network for condition monitoring of IGCC gasifier refractory wear and RSC fouling. The sensors type and locations obtained as solution to the OSP problem were validated using model based sensing approach. The OSP algorithm has been developed in a modular form and has been packaged as a software tool for OSP design where a designer can explore various OSP design algorithm is a user friendly way. The OSP software tool is implemented in Matlab/Simulink in-house. The tool also uses few optimization routines that are freely available on World Wide Web. In addition a modular Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) block has also been developed in Matlab/Simulink which can be utilized for model based sensing of important process variables that are not directly measured through combining the online sensors with model based estimation once the hardware sensor and their locations has been finalized. The OSP algorithm details and the results of applying these algorithms to obtain optimal sensor location for condition monitoring of gasifier refractory wear and RSC fouling profile are summarized in this final report.

Kumar, Rajeeva; Kumar, Aditya; Dai, Dan; Seenumani, Gayathri; Down, John; Lopez, Rodrigo

2012-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of sensors in monitoring civil structures  

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This thesis surveys the use of sensors and sensor networks in monitoring civil structures, with particular emphasis on the monitoring of bridges and highways using fiber optic sensors. Following a brief review of the most ...

Daher, Bassam William, 1979-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design Considerations for a Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Network for Substation Monitoring  

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Design Considerations for a Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Network for Substation Monitoring Asis University City Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28223 Luke Van der Zel and Bienvenido Rodriguez Substations Group EPRI-Transmissions & Substations 9625 Research Drive Charlotte, NC 28262 Ralph McKosky Technology Innovation, Environment

Nasipuri, Asis

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The development of a robust, autonomous sensor network platform for environmental monitoring.  

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The development of a robust, autonomous sensor network platform for environmental monitoring. L of environmental impact on a coastal sea bed of a wind farm. Wind farms are seen as a key feature negative, environmental impacts. The complex interplay between the: oceans currents; wind; coast line

Marshall, Ian W.

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Development of a Wireless Sensor Network for Monitoring a Bioreactor Landfill Asis Nasipuri,1  

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1 Development of a Wireless Sensor Network for Monitoring a Bioreactor Landfill Asis Nasipuri,1 treatment and disposal costs of leachate, and increasing landfill capacity. Such aerobic decomposition engineered containment structures i.e. landfilling. The goal of a conventional landfill (typically referred

Nasipuri, Asis

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Sensor network algorithms and applications  

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...range-based localization methods for wireless sensor networks. They review...compression techniques for wireless sensor networks. They pay...consuming hundreds of megawatts of electricity. Careful monitoring of large...of the state of the art in wireless sensor networks. The articles...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sensor networks represent new paradigm for reliable environment monitoring and infor-mation collection. They hold the promise of revolutionizing sensing in a wide range of  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

computing power, scarce memory and limited battery power. For wireless micro-sensor networks, physical of wireless micro-sensor networks communication models. 2. Development of a frame-work to evaluate protocolsAbstract Sensor networks represent new paradigm for reliable environment monitoring and infor

Heinzelman, Wendi

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Designing energy efficient target tracking protocol with quality monitoring in wireless sensor networks  

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Target tracking is one application of wireless sensor networks and energy efficient target tracking algorithms that can be used for accurate tracking are highly desired. In order to achieve energy savings, we focus on reducing energy usage by limiting ... Keywords: Data quality, Energy efficiency, Network lifetime, Target tracking, Wireless sensor networks

Minyi Guo; Elizabeth Olule; Guojun Wang; Song Guo

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Monitoring Quality Maximization through Fair Rate Allocation in Harvesting Sensor Networks  

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Abstract--In this paper, we consider an energy harvesting sensor network where sensors are powered by reusable energy such as solar energy, wind energy, and so on, from their surroundings. We first formulate to energy budgets of sensors. Unlike the most existing work that formulated the similar problem as a linear

Liang, Weifa

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SENVM: Server Environment Monitoring and Controlling System for a Small Data Center Using Wireless Sensor Network  

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In recent years, efficient energy utilization becomes an essential requirement for data centers, especially in data centers of world-leading companies, where "Green Data Center" defines a new term for an environment-concerned data center. Solutions to change existing a data center to the green one may vary. In the big company, high-cost approaches including re-planning server rooms, changing air-conditioners, buying low-powered servers, and equipping sophisticating environmental control equipments are possible, but not for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and academic sectors which have limited budget. In this paper, we propose a novel system, SENVM, used to monitor and control air temperature in a server room to be in appropriate condition, not too cold, where very unnecessary cooling leads to unnecessary extra electricity expenses, and also inefficient in energy utilization. With implementing on an emerging technology, Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), Green Data Center is feasible to every small data center...

Choochaisri, Supasate; Jenjaturong, Saran; Intanagonwiwat, Chalermek; Ratanamahatana, Chotirat Ann

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Markov Decision Processes for Control of a Sensor Network-based Health Monitoring System  

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@usc.edu, talukder@usc.edu Abstract Optimal use of energy is a primary concern in field- deployable sensor networks in dynamic environments by minimizing energy utilization while not compro- mising overall performance of the system. At every control step, the MDP controller varies the frequency at which the data is collected

Panangadan, Anand

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Low Cost Monitoring and Intruders Detection using Wireless Video Sensor Networks  

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a serious challenge to wireless video sensor networks of weak computation and battery power. In this paper the efficiency of our approach through theoretical analysis and demonstrate the benefits of our scheduling of low capacity (resolution, processing, and storage) of a same or similar type can be deployed

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Multi-Resolution Storage and Search in Sensor Networks  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

users of a micro-climate monitoring network [Hamilton 2004]Fig. 21. Micro-climate monitoring sensor network deploymentNetworks Table I. Data Requirement Estimates for Scienti?c Applications Application Building Health Monitoring [Kohler] Micro-

Ganesan, Deepak; Greenstein, Ben; Estrin, D; Heidemann, John; Govindan, Ramesh

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mobile Sensor Networks: System Hardware and Dispatch Software  

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Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) provide a convenient way to monitor the physical environment. They consist of a large number of sensors that have sensing, computing, and communication abilities. In the past, sensors were considered as static, but the ... Keywords: Dispatch algorithms, mobility management, path planning, sensor hardware, wireless sensor and actuator network

You-Chiun Wang

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Ultra Low Power System Architecture for Sensor Network Applications  

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Recent years have seen a burgeoning interest in embedded wireless sensor networks with applications ranging from habitat monitoring to medical applications. Wireless sensor networks have several important attributes that require special attention to ...

Mark Hempstead; Nikhil Tripathi; Patrick Mauro; Gu-Yeon Wei; David Brooks

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Underwater sensor networks: applications, advances and challenges  

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...to counting or imaging animal life (micro-organisms, fish or mammals). Industrial applications monitor and control commercial...topology control mechanism. The sensor networks for undersea seismic experimentation (SNUSE) modem implements such a low-power...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jump neural network for online short-time prediction of blood glucose from continuous monitoring sensors and meal information  

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Several real-time short-term prediction methods, based on time-series modeling of past continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) sensor data have been proposed with the aim of allowing the patient, on the basis of predicted glucose concentration, to anticipate ... Keywords: Continuous glucose monitoring, Diabetes, Forecast, Non-linear modeling, Signal processing, Time series

C. Zecchin; A. Facchinetti; G. Sparacino; C. Cobelli

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Online Sensor Calibration Monitoring Uncertainty Estimation  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Empirical modeling techniques have been applied to online process monitoring to detect equipment and instrumentation degradations. However, few applications provide prediction uncertainty estimates, which can provide a measure of confidence in decisions. This paper presents the development of analytical prediction interval estimation methods for three common nonlinear empirical modeling strategies: artificial neural networks, neural network partial least squares, and local polynomial regression. The techniques are applied to nuclear power plant operational data for sensor calibration monitoring, and the prediction intervals are verified via bootstrap simulation studies.

Hines, J. Wesley; Rasmussen, Brandon [University of Tennessee (United States)

2005-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Robust Clock Synchronization Methods for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have received huge attention during the recent years due to their applications in a large number of areas such as environmental monitoring, health and traffic monitoring, surveillance and tracking, and monitoring...

Lee, Jae Han

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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A Real-World, Simple Wireless Sensor Network for Monitoring Electrical Energy Consumption  

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We present a simple, commercial WSN for monitoring electrical energy consumption. We discuss WSN characteristics, practical problems, constraints and design decisions which mainly are motivated by our concrete...

Cornelia Kappler; Georg Riegel

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wireless Sensor Network Fundamentals  

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Wireless Sensor Network Fundamentals Wireless Sensor Network Fundamentals Speaker(s): Steven Lanzisera Date: February 8, 2010 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Kevin Kircher Wireless sensor networks have been promising to provide easy data collection and control capability to applications ranging from scientific data collection, disaster recover, national security, and more. The user experience, however, has been filled with confusing terminology, complicated systems, and a lack of interoperability between vendors. Users with a background in the technology and fundamentals are better able to understand system capabilities, make decisions, and end up with a network that meets their needs. Although a sufficient coverage of this topic is at least a semester course, the goal of this talk is to give a brief

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Water Distribution System Monitoring and Decision Support Using a Wireless Sensor Network  

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Water distribution systems comprise labyrinthine networks of pipes, often in poor states of repair, that are buried beneath our city streets and relatively inaccessible. Engineers who manage these systems need reliable ...

Allen, Michael

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Ultra-wideband radar sensors and networks  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Ultra wideband radar motion sensors strategically placed in an area of interest communicate with a wireless ad hoc network to provide remote area surveillance. Swept range impulse radar and a heart and respiration monitor combined with the motion sensor further improves discrimination.

Leach, Jr., Richard R; Nekoogar, Faranak; Haugen, Peter C

2013-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Monitoring of Drive Connected Three-Phase Induction Motors ----- From Wired Towards Wireless Sensor Networks  

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three-phase induction motor drives a DC generator through ainduction machines. Temperature Temperature is widely monitored in electrical drives and generators.Induction Motor Resistors pack Pulley V-belt 2b Terminal box 1a Terminal box 1b DC Generator

Xue, Xin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Short-range wireless sensor networks for high density seismic monitoring  

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new oil and gas reservoir. The envisioned production peak of current oil and gas reservoirs is pushing for sub-surface diagnostic (for small earthquake monitoring) and exploration (for new oil and gas Receivers time Delivery time Source Receivers Shot Gas/Oil/Water Gas/Oil/Water Dip-slip fault Active seismic

Spagnolini, Umberto

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Building Adaptable Sensor Networks with Sensor Cubes  

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of layers allows easy experiments, upgrades and extensions Small-scale sensor network Example sensor module- world network algorithm and power management behavior · Results from small scale tests can be compared (short packets and high bit rate reduce collision probability); Transmitter's MAC table logic: Small

Roussos, George

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Reducing Uncertainty in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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network. OSDI '06. [4] O.V. K. Langendoen et. al. Murphy loves potatoes: Experiences from a pilot sensor Island [1] Redwood Tree (Wikipedia) Redwoods [2] Agriculture [4] Potato Field (Kevin Temple) Volcano, Memento2 ­ "Heisenbugs" ­ Waste of resources ­ Monitoring suffers from network problems, too. [1] N

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IN11A-0102: Turtle Nest Monitoring with Wireless Sensor Networks K. Szlavecz1, A. Terzis1, R. Musaloiu1, C.-J. Liang1, J. Cogan1, A. Szalay1, J. Gupchup1, J. Klofas1, L. Xia1  

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IN11A-0102: Turtle Nest Monitoring with Wireless Sensor Networks K. Szlavecz1, A. Terzis1, R-1-0991(PACER) Dry This is the first study to demonstrate Box Turtle nesting conditions in situ. Sensors showed Turtles, like other turtles, lay eggs in the soil where solar radiation provides the heat for incubation

Amir, Yair

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Collaborative storage management in sensor networks  

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In this paper, we consider a class of sensor networks where the data is not required in real-time by an observer; for example: a sensor network monitoring a scientific phenomenon for later play back and analysis. In such networks, the data must be stored in the network. Thus, in addition to battery power, storage is a primary resource; the useful lifetime of the network is constrained by its ability to store the generated data samples. We explore the use of collaborative storage techniques to efficiently manage data in storage constrained sensor networks. The proposed collaborative storage technique takes advantage of spatial correlation among the data collected by nearby sensors to significantly reduce the size of the data near the data sources. In addition, local coordination can be used to adjust the sampling rate to match the required application fidelity. We show that the proposed approach provides significant savings in the size of the stored data vs. local buffering. These savings allow the network to operate for a longer time without exhausting storage space. Furthermore, the savings reduce the amount of data that will eventually be relayed in response to queries or upon eventual collection of the data. In addition, collaborative storage performs load balancing of the available storage space if data generation rates are not uniform across sensors (as would be the case in an event driven sensor network), or if the available storage varies across the network.

Sameer Tilak; Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh; Wendi Heinzelman

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of Advanced Massive Heterogeneous Sensor Networks  

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Advanced Massive Heterogeneous Sensor Networks Research Team * Doug McCorkle * Kris Bryden * Mark Bryden Ames Laboratory U of Maryland * Ashwani Gupta * Miao Yu Power Plant Challenges * Conflicting goals of reliable low cost energy and climate change mitigation * Large investment in current infrastructure * Little implementation of information technologies Sensors ... * will be "free" * will be small (lick 'n stick) * will be smart * will be ubiquitous Low cost improvements in sensing for control and condition monitoring can result in big improvements in cost and carbon emissions * "... develop the understandings, algorithms, and control strategies needed to utilize large-scale, high- density sensor networks in advanced power plants." * Develop techniques for the

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Disaster Management Projects Using Wireless Sensor Networks: An Overview  

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There are numerous projects dealing with disaster management and emergency response that use wireless sensor networks technologies. Indeed, WSNs offer a good alternative compared to traditional ad hoc networks. Air pollution monitoring, forest fire detection, ... Keywords: Wireless Sensor Networks, Disaster Management, Emergency Response, Information Systems

Imane Benkhelifa, Nadia Nouali-Taboudjemat, Samira Moussaoui

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Controlled mobility in sensor networks  

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K. Gupta. Optimizing energy-latency trade- o? in sensoras Optimizing Energy-Latency Trade-o? in Sensor NetworksK. Gupta, Optimizing Energy-Latency Trade-o? in Sensor

Sugihara, Ryo

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks Santosh Kumar and Lan Wang  

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Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks Santosh Kumar and Lan Wang Dept. of Computer Science The University. Such an infrastructureless network is called an Ad Hoc network; more specifically, "a network that is setup, literally communication, an Ad Hoc network may be used for other purposes such as monitoring the physical environment

Wang, Lan

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Centdian computation for sensor networks  

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This paper focuses on the centdian problem in a cactus network where a cactus network is a connected undirected graph, and any two simple cycles in the graph have at most one node in common The cactus network has important applications for wireless ... Keywords: cactus graph, centdian node, distributed algorithm, sensor network

Boaz Ben-Moshe; Amit Dvir; Michael Segal; Arie Tamir

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Collaborative Mobile Charging for Sensor Networks Sheng Zhang  

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sensor networks (WSNs) [1], such as structural health monitoring for the Golden Gate Bridge [2 in the deep ocean, on bridge surfaces, or in containers of hazardous materials. We recently observed two

Wu, Jie

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Low-Cost Wireless Sensors for Building Monitoring Applications...  

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Low-Cost Wireless Sensors for Building Monitoring Applications Low-Cost Wireless Sensors for Building Monitoring Applications Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak...

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Electrochemical NOxSensor for Monitoring Diesel Emissions | Department...  

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Diesel Emissions Electrochemical NOxSensor for Monitoring Diesel Emissions pm02glass.pdf More Documents & Publications Electrochemical NOx Sensor for Monitoring Diesel...

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Energy Harvesting for Structural Health Monitoring Sensor Gyuhae Park1  

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for large-scale alternative energy generation using wind turbines and solar cells is mature technologyEnergy Harvesting for Structural Health Monitoring Sensor Networks Gyuhae Park1 , Tajana Rosing2 Laboratory Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 2 Department of Computer Science and Engineering University

Simunic, Tajana

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Utilizing Solar Power in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Sensor networks are designed especially for deploymentin adverse and non-accessible areas without a fixed infrastructure.Therefore, energy conservation plays a crucialrole for these networks. We propose to utilize solar powerin wireless sensor networks, ...

Thiemo Voigt; Hartmut Ritter; Jochen Schiller

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application-specific compression for time delay estimation in sensor networks  

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Sensor networks have emerged as a fundamentally new tool for monitoring inaccessible environments. They are distinguished from traditional sensors by strict limitations on system bandwidth and sensor energy resources. These constraints motivate the use ... Keywords: array processing, compression, hypothesis testing, mutual information, processing-aware, sensor networks, time delay estimation

Lavanya Vasudevan; Antonio Ortega; Urbashi Mitra

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sensors, Controls, & Transactional Network Reports  

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Reports from the sensors, controls, and transactional network program. The transactional network is between appliances, buildings, and utilities, and can enable Smart Buildings -- buildings with technologies and control systems that can not only optimize energy performance and comfort, but also support energy-related transactions outside the building envelope.

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The National Weather Sensor Grid: a large-scale cyber-sensor infrastructure for environmental monitoring  

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A sensor grid integrates sensor networks with grid infrastructures to enable the real-time collection of sensor data, and the sharing of computational and storage resources for sensor data processing and management. We have developed a sensor grid architecture framework, called the Scalable Proxy-based aRchItecture for seNsor Grid (SPRING). Based on the SPRING framework, we designed the National Weather Sensor Grid (NWSG), a large-scale cyber-sensor infrastructure for environmental monitoring. The NWSG integrates mini weather stations deployed geographically across Singapore for weather data collection, processing and management. We have designed and implemented core sensor grid middleware components and services such as resource discovery, meta scheduling, job migration and security. The NWSG is designed to support long-term weather monitoring. The performance of the NWSG has been demonstrated in terms of reduction in latency for end-user response, significant improvement in overall system throughput, and even load balance across the sensor grid infrastructure.

Hock Beng Lim; Mudasser Iqbal; Wenqiang Wang; Yuxia Yao

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Redundancy Control in Large Scale Sensor Networks via Compressive Sensing  

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, China. The authors deployed 100 sensor nodes and 1096 relay nodes to monitor the urban CO2 in a 5000(mRedundancy Control in Large Scale Sensor Networks via Compressive Sensing Liwen Xu1 , Yongcai Wang1, and require high data storage and management costs. To deal with these challenges, compressive sensing (CS

Wang, Yongcai

70

Network Embedded Systems Sensor Networks  

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Link Network Transport Application SPIN BroadcastStorm TinyOS0.6 WooMAC GAF S-MAC AlohaPS PSFQ GDI CODA

Amir, Yair

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Enabling Long-Lived Sensor Networks Through Solar Energy Harvesting  

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Long - Lived Sensor Networks through Solar Energy Harvestingsolar energy harvesting and storage device for sensor

Jason Hsu; Sadaf Zahedi; Jonathan Friedman; Aman Kansal; Vijay Raghunathan; Mani Srivastava

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the robustness of clustered sensor networks  

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or fault tolerance capability of a sensor system. The redundancy degree of sensors plays two important roles pertaining to the robustness of a sensor network. First, the redundancy degree provides proper parameter values for robust estimator; second, we can...

Cho, Jung Jin

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Gas Main Sensor and Communications Network System  

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Automatika, Inc. was contracted by the Department of Energy (DOE) and with co-funding from the Northeast Gas Association (NGA), to develop an in-pipe natural gas prototype measurement and wireless communications system for assessing and monitoring distribution networks. This projected was completed in April 2006, and culminated in the installation of more than 2 dozen GasNet nodes in both low- and high-pressure cast-iron and steel mains owned by multiple utilities in the northeastern US. Utilities are currently logging data (off-line) and monitoring data in real time from single and multiple networked sensors over cellular networks and collecting data using wireless bluetooth PDA systems. The system was designed to be modular, using in-pipe sensor-wands capable of measuring, flow, pressure, temperature, water-content and vibration. Internal antennae allowed for the use of the pipe-internals as a waveguide for setting up a sensor network to collect data from multiple nodes simultaneously. Sensor nodes were designed to be installed with low- and no-blow techniques and tools. Using a multi-drop bus technique with a custom protocol, all electronics were designed to be buriable and allow for on-board data-collection (SD-card), wireless relaying and cellular network forwarding. Installation options afforded by the design included direct-burial and external polemounted variants. Power was provided by one or more batteries, direct AC-power (Class I Div.2) and solar-array. The utilities are currently in a data-collection phase and intend to use the collected (and processed) data to make capital improvement decisions, compare it to Stoner model predictions and evaluate the use of such a system for future expansion, technology-improvement and commercialization starting later in 2006.

Hagen Schempf

2006-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Feasibility of Underwater Sensor Networks for Lifetime Assessment of Offshore Civil Structures  

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Feasibility of Underwater Sensor Networks for Lifetime Assessment of Offshore Civil Structures is to investigate the feasibility of underwater sensor networks for offshore and deep-sea structural monitoring. In this paper, the network communication topology and in-network processing algorithm for two offshore wind

Zhou, Shengli

75

Experiences from a Transportation Security Sensor Network Field Trial  

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(TSSN), which is based on open software systems and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) principles, has Security Sensor Network (TSSN), based on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) [3] principles, for monitoring oriented architecture, Mobile Rail Net- work, Trade Data Exchange, Virtual Network Operations Center I

Kansas, University of

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Energy management in sensor networks  

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...sensor networks are based on solar cells, such as Heliomote...design a highly efficient solar-based harvesting system, these solar-based designs need to employ...achieves a maximum value. (b) Energy storage According to the type of...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL: Gasification Systems - Model Based Optimal Sensor Network Design for  

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Model Based Optimal Sensor Network Design for Condition Monitoring Model Based Optimal Sensor Network Design for Condition Monitoring Project Number: FE0005712 General Electric (GE) Global Research is developing an advanced model-based optimal sensor network to monitor the condition of the gasification section in an integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant. The work builds on model-based controls aimed at enhancing efficiency and operational flexibility through increased automation. Within an overall strategy of employing model-based online monitoring and predictive controls, GE Global Research is extending existing models for the gasifier and radiant syngas cooler to include the effects of degradation and fouling on the sensed variables like temperature etc., and will implement an estimation algorithm to assess the extent of gasifier refractory degradation and radiant syngas cooler fouling. An optimization-based solution will be employed to optimally place the hardware sensors utilized in the estimation algorithm in order to achieve the monitoring requirements at the lowest cost. The performance of the sensor placement algorithm and resulting monitoring solution will be demonstrated through simulations using representative test cases. The overall approach is one of the first to be applicable to condition monitoring of critical components in IGCC plants.

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SIA: Secure information aggregation in sensor networks  

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In sensor networks, data aggregation is a vital primitive enabling efficient data queries. An on-site aggregator device collects data from sensor nodes and produces a condensed summary which is forwarded to the off-site querier, thus reducing the communication ... Keywords: Sensor networks, approximate interactive proofs, information aggregation, security

Haowen Chan; Adrian Perrig; Bartosz Przydatek; Dawn Song

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FEMP Technology Brief: Wireless Sensor Networks for Data Centers |  

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Wireless Sensor Networks for Data Centers Wireless Sensor Networks for Data Centers FEMP Technology Brief: Wireless Sensor Networks for Data Centers October 7, 2013 - 9:15am Addthis The geometrical arrangement of your server rack in a data center to optimize heat removal can dramatically lower cooling and fan power needs. Server rack configuration in the Data Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Research Support Facility. Photo credit: NREL PIX 18784 The waste heat emitted from institutional data center servers can be removed more efficiently when design considerations are evaluated and innovative monitoring sensor networks are installed for verification and measurement. Hot aisle containment system in the Data Center at the NREL Research Support Facility. Photo credit: NREL PIX 18780

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FEMP Technology Brief: Wireless Sensor Networks for Data Centers |  

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FEMP Technology Brief: Wireless Sensor Networks for Data Centers FEMP Technology Brief: Wireless Sensor Networks for Data Centers FEMP Technology Brief: Wireless Sensor Networks for Data Centers October 7, 2013 - 9:15am Addthis The geometrical arrangement of your server rack in a data center to optimize heat removal can dramatically lower cooling and fan power needs. Server rack configuration in the Data Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Research Support Facility. Photo credit: NREL PIX 18784 The waste heat emitted from institutional data center servers can be removed more efficiently when design considerations are evaluated and innovative monitoring sensor networks are installed for verification and measurement. Hot aisle containment system in the Data Center at the NREL Research Support Facility. Photo

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Problem Description:Problem Description: How can Researchers Monitor Ecosystems via Embedded Sensors?How can Researchers Monitor Ecosystems via Embedded Sensors? Proposed Solution:Proposed Solution: Wireless Sensors to Monitor and Record Biodiversity and  

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Sensors?How can Researchers Monitor Ecosystems via Embedded Sensors? Proposed Solution:Proposed Solution: Wireless Sensors to Monitor and Record Biodiversity and Ecological ChangesWireless Sensors to Monitor.jamesreserve.edu Introduction:Introduction: Embedded Sensors, a Model for Monitoring Wildlife in Their Habitat.Embedded Sensors

Hamilton, Michael P.

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Integrated global background monitoring network  

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This paper describes the background and elucidates the need for an integrated global background monitoring network. This network should: establish reference levels for pollutants that have potential for global contaminatin, serve as an early warning site for detecting global spread of pollutants, and establish baseline levels for selected ecosystem parameters against which data from more impacted areas can be compared. This paper proposes the following: (1) establish an integrated global background monitoring network for pollutants and ecosystem parameters; (2) pollutant measurements be multi-media; (3) carry out ecosystem parameter studies in conjunction with pollutant measurements; (4) the network be maintained for an indefinite period of time; (5) the network be established using the international biosphere reserve system as the universe from which a subset of monitoring sites are drawn; and (6) that the project be under the overall direction of the Global Environmental Monitoring System. 43 references, 1 figure, 1 table.

Wiersma, G.B.

1984-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GAS MAIN SENSOR AND COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK SYSTEM  

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Automatika, Inc. was contracted by the Department of Energy (DOE) and with co-funding from the New York Gas Group (NYGAS), to develop an in-pipe natural gas prototype measurement and wireless communications system for assessing and monitoring distribution networks. A prototype system was built for low-pressure cast-iron mains and tested in a spider- and serial-network configuration in a live network in Long Island with the support of Keyspan Energy, Inc. The prototype unit combined sensors capable of monitoring pressure, flow, humidity, temperature and vibration, which were sampled and combined in data-packages in an in-pipe master-slave architecture to collect data from a distributed spider-arrangement, and in a master-repeater-slave configuration in serial or ladder-network arrangements. It was found that the system was capable of performing all data-sampling and collection as expected, yielding interesting results as to flow-dynamics and vibration-detection. Wireless in-pipe communications were shown to be feasible and valuable data was collected in order to determine how to improve on range and data-quality in the future.

Hagen Schempf, Ph.D.

2003-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Saving Methods in Wireless Sensor Networks.  

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?? To predict the lifetime of wireless sensor networks before their installation is an important concern. The IEEE 802.15.4 standard is specifically meant to support (more)

JAWAD ALI, SYED

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radionuclide Sensors for Subsurface Water Monitoring  

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Contamination of the subsurface by radionuclides is a persistent and vexing problem for the Department of Energy. These radionuclides must be measured in field studies and monitoed in the long term when they cannot be removed. However, no radionuclide sensors existed for groundwater monitoring prior to this team's research under the EMSP program Detection of a and b decays from radionuclides in water is difficult due to their short ranges in condensed media.

Timothy DeVol

2006-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Gradient-Based Routing Protocols in Sensor Networks  

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Sensor networks are envisioned to be widely used for habitat and environmental monitoring where, etc. Every physical event leaves some fingerprints in the environment in terms of the event's effect; e.g., fire increases the temperature, chemical spilling increases the contamination, nuclear leakage

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Computational Complexity of Relay Placement in Sensor Networks  

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-hoc network which will route data from sensor nodes towards a sink node · Energy consumption must be very low include environmental and weather monitoring; home automation; agriculture; tracking goods in commerce Problem (2) Example: problem instance = 0.0 maximise average = 0.5 = 1.0 maximise minimum (1

Suomela, Jukka

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Projects To Develop Novel Monitoring Networks for Advanced Power Systems  

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To Develop Novel Monitoring Networks for Advanced Power To Develop Novel Monitoring Networks for Advanced Power Systems Selected Projects To Develop Novel Monitoring Networks for Advanced Power Systems Selected September 1, 2010 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - Five projects that will develop technologically sophisticated monitoring networks for advanced fossil energy power systems have been selected for continued research by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The projects will support efforts by the Office of Fossil Energy's (FE) Advanced Research--Coal Utilization Science (CUS) Program to study novel approaches in model development and validation; monitoring refractory health; and wireless, self-powered sensors for advanced, next-generation power systems. They will monitor the status of equipment, materials

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IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, VOL. 4, NO. 4, AUGUST 2004 395 Sensor Technologies for Monitoring Metabolic  

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IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, VOL. 4, NO. 4, AUGUST 2004 395 Sensor Technologies for Monitoring Metabolic Michelle Wilson, Member, IEEE Abstract--A review of optical, chemical, and biological sensors to detect-on-a-chip research instrumentation. The sensors reviewed include optical sensors, at both research and commercial

Wilson, Denise

90

Solving coverage problems in wireless sensor networks using cover sets  

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To achieve power efficient monitoring of targets by sensor networks, various coverage algorithms have been proposed. These algorithms divide the sensor nodes into cover sets, where each cover set is capable of monitoring all targets. Generating the maximum number of cover sets has been proven to be an NP-complete problem and, thus, algorithms producing sub-optimal solutions have been proposed. In this paper we present a novel and efficient coverage algorithm, that can produce both disjoint cover sets, i.e. cover sets with no common sensor nodes, as well as non-disjoint cover sets. While searching for the best sensor to include in a cover set, our algorithm uses a cost function that takes into account the monitoring capabilities of a sensor, its association with poorly monitored targets, but also the sensors remaining battery life. Through simulations, we show that the proposed algorithm outperforms similar heuristic algorithms found in the literature, producing collections of cover sets of optimal (or near-optimal) size. The increased availability offered by these cover sets along with the short execution time of the proposed algorithm make it desirable for a wide range of node deployment environments.

Dimitrios Zorbas; Dimitris Glynos; Panayiotis Kotzanikolaou; Christos Douligeris

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling Spatially Correlated Data in Sensor Networks  

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Modeling Spatially Correlated Data in Sensor Networks APOORVA JINDAL and KONSTANTINOS PSOUNIS of spatially correlated sensor network data. The proposed model is Markovian in nature and can capture on the degree of spatial correlation in data, under real and synthetic traces. The real traces are obtained from

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FUNDAMENTAL PERFORMANCE LIMITS OF WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS  

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on each of the sensors (e.g., solar energy sources), our analysis concludes that the maximum sustainable throughput in energy-constrained sensor networks scales worse than the capacity based on interference among. In this case, when the number of nodes is sufficiently high, the energy-constrained network capacity dominates

Li, Baochun

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Spring 2006 CS 649 1 Sensor Networks  

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· Execution engine for scripting language · Code size #12;Programming Wireless Sensors Spring 2006 CS 649 3Spring 2006 CS 649 1 CS649 Sensor Networks Lecture 25: Reprogramming Andreas Terzis http://hinrg.cs.jhu.edu/wsn06/ #12;Outline Spring 2006 CS 649 2 · Problem: Reprogram the network after it is deployed

Amir, Yair

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Sensor Network Lifetime Maximization Via Sensor Energy Balancing: Construction and Optimal Scheduling of Sensor Trees  

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in such a way that the total energy usage of the active sensor nodes in the tree is minimized. However whenSensor Network Lifetime Maximization Via Sensor Energy Balancing: Construction and Optimal Scheduling of Sensor Trees Ling Shi , Agostino Capponi , Karl H. Johansson and Richard M. Murray Abstract

Johansson, Karl Henrik

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Coverage-Based Information Retrieval for Lifetime Maximization in Sensor Networks  

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the maximum number of sets of sensor nodes that cover the whole monitored area. Each sensor node is associated constrained coverage problem and proposal a scheduling algorithm based on a greedy approach. In the proposed algorithm, we consider the impact of both the network geometry and the energy consumption by sensors

Islam, M. Saif

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LBDP: localized boundary detection and parametrization for 3-D sensor networks  

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Many applications of wireless sensor networks involve monitoring a time-variant event (e.g., radiation pollution in the air). In such applications, fast boundary detection is a crucial function, as it allows us to track the event variation in a timely ... Keywords: 3-D wireless sensor networks, boundary detection, convexity test, inversion, localized algorithm, surface parametrization

Feng Li, Chi Zhang, Jun Luo, Shi-Qing Xin, Ying He

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Smart power monitoring utility system using wireless sensor networks : a project report submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Engineering in Electronics and Electrical Engineering.  

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??The design and development of a Wireless Sensor Networks based Smart Grid for home utility system for power utility has been presented in this thesis. (more)

Gill, Satinder Pal Singh

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An adaptive elliptical anomaly detection model for wireless sensor networks  

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Abstract Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) provide a low cost option for monitoring different environments such as farms, forests and water and electricity networks. However, the restricted energy resources of the network impede the collection of raw monitoring data from all the nodes to a single location for analysis. This has stimulated research into efficient anomaly detection techniques to extract information about unusual events such as malicious attacks or faulty sensors at each node. Many previous anomaly detection methods have relied on centralized processing of measurement data, which is highly communication intensive. In this paper, we present an efficient algorithm to detect anomalies in a decentralized manner. In particular, we propose a novel adaptive model for anomaly detection, as well as a robust method for modeling normal behavior. Our evaluation results on both real-life and simulated data sets demonstrate the accuracy of our approach compared to existing methods.

Masud Moshtaghi; Christopher Leckie; Shanika Karunasekera; Sutharshan Rajasegarar

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GAS MAIN SENSOR AND COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK SYSTEM  

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Automatika, Inc. was contracted by the Department of Energy (DOE) and with co-funding from the New York Gas Group (NYGAS), to develop an in-pipe natural gas prototype measurement and wireless communications system for assessing and monitoring distribution networks. In Phase II of this three-phase program, an improved prototype system was built for low-pressure cast-iron and high-pressure steel (including a no-blow installation system) mains and tested in a serial-network configuration in a live network in Long Island with the support of Keyspan Energy, Inc. The experiment was carried out in several open-hole excavations over a multi-day period. The prototype units (3 total) combined sensors capable of monitoring pressure, flow, humidity, temperature and vibration, which were sampled and combined in data-packages in an in-pipe master-repeater-slave configuration in serial or ladder-network arrangements. It was verified that the system was capable of performing all data-sampling, data-storage and collection as expected, yielding interesting results as to flow-dynamics and vibration-detection. Wireless in-pipe communications were shown to be feasible and the system was demonstrated to run off in-ground battery- and above-ground solar power. The remote datalogger access and storage-card features were demonstrated and used to log and post-process system data. Real-time data-display on an updated Phase-I GUI was used for in-field demonstration and troubleshooting.

Hagen Schempf

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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In-situ prediction on sensor networks using distributed multiple linear regression models  

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Within sensor networks for environmental monitoring, a class of problems exists that requires in-situ control and modeling. In this thesis, we provide a solution to these problems, enabling model-driven computation where ...

Basha, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Ann)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anomaly Detection in Medical Wireless Sensor Networks using SVM and Linear Regression Models  

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This paper details the architecture and describes the preliminary experimentation with the proposed framework for anomaly detection in medical wireless body area networks for ubiquitous patient and healthcare monitoring. The architecture integrates novel ... Keywords: Healthcare Monitoring, Malicious Attacks, Medical Systems, Patient Anomaly Detection, Sensor Faults, Wireless Body Area Networks

Osman Salem, Alexey Guerassimov, Ahmed Mehaoua, Anthony Marcus, Borko Furht

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated Global Background Monitoring Network  

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One of the more significant problems when trying to determine what impact is having on global cycles is not knowing what ''natural'' levels should be for both abiotic (gases, trace elements) and biotic (ecosystem functions) processes. The authors believe that a well designed, coordinated network of baseline stations in remote areas around the world can provide a data base will allow best current estimates to be made of biotic and abiotic baseline conditions. These baseline conditions will then help us make better comparisons with more impacted areas, and thus help us more fully understand the impact man is having on his world. This paper examines the history of background pollution monitoring at the international level, describes current activities in the field of ''integrated'' background monitoring, and proposes criteria for the development of a global network of baseline stations to coordinate background monitoring for the presence, accumulation and behavior of pollutants in remote ecosystems. In this paper, this network is called the Integrated Global Background Monitoring Network.

Wiersma, G.B.; Franklin, J.F.; Kohler, A.; Croze, H.; Boelcke, C.

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ONTHEINTEGRATIONOFPASSIVEANDACTIVE NETWORK MONITORING IN GRID SYSTEMS  

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activity. Monitoring the network infrastructure of a Grid has a vital role in the man- agementONTHEINTEGRATIONOFPASSIVEANDACTIVE NETWORK MONITORING IN GRID SYSTEMS Sergio Andreozzi, Augusto.trimintzios@enisa.eu.int Abstract This paper focuses on the integration of passive and active network monitoring techniques in Grid

Markatos, Evangelos P.

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Configurable dynamic privacy for pervasive sensor networks  

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Ubiquitous computing sensor networks have greatly augmented the functionality of interactive media systems by adding the ability to capture and store activity-related information. Analyzing the information recorded from ...

Gong, Nan-Wei

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

A flexible high-density sensor network  

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This thesis explores building and deploying a scalable electronic sensate skin that was designed as a dense sensor network. Our skin is built from small (1" x 1") rigid circuit boards attached to their neighbors with ...

Mistree, Behram Farrokh Thomas

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Location of a Mobile Sensor Continuum for Environmental Monitoring  

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air pollution monitoring, seismic monitoring, or monitoring of large infrastructures in civil is proposed for the goal of optimal location of a mobile sensor continuum. The monitoring of pollution on a 2D or track distributed environmental phenomena (weather, seismic events, wildfires, air, soil or river

Boyer, Edmond

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A simulation model for the lifetime of wireless sensor networks  

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In this paper we present a model for the lifetime of wireless sensor networks. The model takes into consideration several parameters such as the total number of sensors, network size, percentage of sink nodes, location of sensors, the mobility of sensors, and power consumption. A definition of the life time of the network based on three different criteria is introduced; percentage of available power to total power, percentage of alive sensors to total sensors, and percentage of alive sink sensors to total sink sensors. A Matlab based simulator is developed for the introduced model. A number of wireless sensor networks scenarios are presented and discussed.

Elleithy, Abdelrahman

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Intelligent Antenna Selection Decision in IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Sensor Networks: An Experimental Analysis  

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.15.4 Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). This study provides us the basis to design and implement software defined environmental monitoring like wildlife tracking, habitat monitoring, forest fire detection, mine safety monitor to path loss, multipath fading, radiation characteristics, antenna orientation, and Doppler effects

Boyer, Edmond

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A Survey on Sensor Networks from a Multiagent Perspective  

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......Special Focus on Agent Technologies for Sensor Networks...systems and networks: Technologies, applications, implications...impacts. http://intranet.daiict. ac.in...R. (2009) Agent technologies for sensor networks......

Meritxell Vinyals; Juan A. Rodriguez-Aguilar; Jesus Cerquides

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Virtual Infrastructure for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), miniaturized low-power devices that integrate sensing, special-purpose computing, and wireless communications 107 Handbook of Sensor Networks: Algorithms and Architectures, Edited by I of their operating environ- ment (anonymity of individual sensors, limited energy budget, and a possibly hostile

Stojmenovic, Ivan

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Macroscopic sensor networks: Application issues in healthcare  

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Motes (coin-sized sensors) have the potential to transform the way in which people live and work where computing occurs without human interaction so that data may be pre-processed and made available on demand. Motes may potentially transform the workplace ... Keywords: Wireless sensor networks, healthcare, motes

Elaine Lawrence; Karla Felix Navarro; Josep Riudavets; Marco Messina

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Cognitive Radio Networks as Sensor Networks  

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is used, assuming the cognitive radios know their ownfor Embedded Networked Sensing Cognitive Radio Networks AsJ. Pottie Introduction: Cognitive Radio (CR) Networks The

Bandari, Dorna; Yang, Seung R.; Zhao, Yue; Pottie, Gregory

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Query Processing in Mobile Sensor Networks Wang-Chien Lee  

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, a sensor network for air pollution test, where all sensors are scattered in the air and transported to collect the data from the sensors about air pollution and traffic conditions. In comparison, vehicles, animals, air, and water). With self-propelling sensor nodes, a mobile sensor network is self

Giles, C. Lee

114

ESTR -Energy Saving Token Ring Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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ESTR - Energy Saving Token Ring Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks Faruk Bagci, Theo Ungerer a long lifetime of the sensor network and the application it is important to save energy. A sensor node control (MAC) protocol for wireless sensor networks, called Energy Saving Token Ring Protocol (ESTR). ESTR

Ungerer, Theo

115

Software Update Recovery for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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mechanism that uses loss-of- control to provide high-reliability, low energy, software updates, includingSoftware Update Recovery for Wireless Sensor Networks Stephen Brown1 and Cormac J. Sreenan2 1 Laboratory, University College Cork, Ireland Abstract. Updating software over the network is important

Sreenan, Cormac J.

116

Ivan Stojmenovic 1 Wireless Sensor Networks  

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6 Sensor networks: Applications · Nature · Wildlife ­ Great Duck Island (Berkeley 2002) · Home) · Prescribed fires · Phased deployment, beginning August 2004 Measure Temperature, Relative Humidity, Wind to change batteries ­ [seals change the fur :) ] · Network can be very sparse Ivan Stojmenovic 15 Wildlife

Stojmenovic, Ivan

117

Harnessing Smart Sensor Technology for Industrial Energy Efficiency- Making Process-Specific Efficiency Projects Cost Effective with a Broadly Configurable, Network-Enabled Monitoring Tool  

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types of wired and wireless sen- sors. In addition to providing a standard way to access data, this family of standards provides for Transducer Electronic Data Sheets (TEDS). These electronics data sheets make information about the connected sensor... continuously available in a stan- dardized electronic format. TEDS enhanced smart sensors have the added advantage of providing users with detailed sensor-specific information on-demand to help users better interpret sensor data. This in- formation...

Wiczer, J. J.; Wiczer, M. B.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

A Biologically Inspired Networking Model for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have emerged in strategic applications such as target detection, localization, and tracking in battlefields, where the large-scale na- ture renders centralized control prohibitive. In addition, the finite batteries...

Charalambous, Charalambos

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

119

Multipurpose Acoustic Sensor for Downhole Fluid Monitoring  

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Novel sensor design based on acoustics. Determine in real-timeand in a single sensor packagemultiple parameters: temperature, pressure, fluid flow; and fluid properties, such as density, viscosity, fluid composition.

120

Placement of network services in a sensor network  

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An important challenge in designing a wireless sensor network is to maximise the network's lifetime. In a hierarchical cluster-based network, a key design issue is the placement of cluster heads (data loggers) such that the total power consumed by the overall network is minimised. Another key design goal is the localisation of sensors. In this study, we consider the placement of beacons and data loggers in the Cosumnes River Preserve. We consider a hybrid network in which the wireless sensors are deployed randomly into an irregular terrain while the data loggers and beacons are placed in a planned manner to satisfy the following three objectives: provide complete area coverage; load balance each cluster; minimise the total power consumption for collecting the data. We formulated an optimisation problem to determine the location of data loggers and beacons ?? which is solved using an Integer Linear Program (ILP).

Jennifer Yick; Gregory Pasternack; Biswanath Mukherjee; Dipak Ghosal

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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121

Oxygen sensor for monitoring gas mixtures containing hydrocarbons  

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A gas sensor measures O.sub.2 content of a reformable monitored gas containing hydrocarbons H.sub.2 O and/or CO.sub.2, preferably in association with an electrochemical power generation system. The gas sensor has a housing communicating with the monitored gas environment and carries the monitored gas through an integral catalytic hydrocarbon reforming chamber containing a reforming catalyst, and over a solid electrolyte electrochemical cell used for sensing purposes. The electrochemical cell includes a solid electrolyte between a sensor electrode that is exposed to the monitored gas, and a reference electrode that is isolated in the housing from the monitored gas and is exposed to a reference gas environment. A heating element is also provided in heat transfer communication with the gas sensor. A circuit that can include controls operable to adjust operations via valves or the like is connected between the sensor electrode and the reference electrode to process the electrical signal developed by the electrochemical cell. The electrical signal varies as a measure of the equilibrium oxygen partial pressure of the monitored gas. Signal noise is effectively reduced by maintaining a constant temperature in the area of the electrochemical cell and providing a monitored gas at chemical equilibria when contacting the electrochemical cell. The output gas from the electrochemical cell of the sensor is fed back into the conduits of the power generating system.

Ruka, Roswell J. (Pittsburgh, PA); Basel, Richard A. (Pittsburgh, PA)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Oxygen sensor for monitoring gas mixtures containing hydrocarbons  

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A gas sensor measures O{sub 2} content of a reformable monitored gas containing hydrocarbons, H{sub 2}O and/or CO{sub 2}, preferably in association with an electrochemical power generation system. The gas sensor has a housing communicating with the monitored gas environment and carries the monitored gas through an integral catalytic hydrocarbon reforming chamber containing a reforming catalyst, and over a solid electrolyte electrochemical cell used for sensing purposes. The electrochemical cell includes a solid electrolyte between a sensor electrode that is exposed to the monitored gas, and a reference electrode that is isolated in the housing from the monitored gas and is exposed to a reference gas environment. A heating element is also provided in heat transfer communication with the gas sensor. A circuit that can include controls operable to adjust operations via valves or the like is connected between the sensor electrode and the reference electrode to process the electrical signal developed by the electrochemical cell. The electrical signal varies as a measure of the equilibrium oxygen partial pressure of the monitored gas. Signal noise is effectively reduced by maintaining a constant temperature in the area of the electrochemical cell and providing a monitored gas at chemical equilibria when contacting the electrochemical cell. The output gas from the electrochemical cell of the sensor is fed back into the conduits of the power generating system. 4 figs.

Ruka, R.J.; Basel, R.A.

1996-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

123

Cooperative UAV-Based Communications Backbone for Sensor Networks  

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The objective of this project is to investigate the use of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) as mobile, adaptive communications backbones for ground-based sensor networks. In this type of network, the UAVs provide communication connectivity to sensors that cannot communicate with each other because of terrain, distance, or other geographical constraints. In these situations, UAVs provide a vertical communication path for the sensors, thereby mitigating geographic obstacles often imposed on networks. With the proper use of UAVs, connectivity to a widely disbursed sensor network in rugged terrain is readily achieved. Our investigation has focused on networks where multiple cooperating UAVs are used to form a network backbone. The advantage of using multiple UAVs to form the network backbone is parallelization of sensor connectivity. Many widely spaced or isolated sensors can be connected to the network at once using this approach. In these networks, the UAVs logically partition the sensor network into sub-networks (subnets), with one UAV assigned per subnet. Partitioning the network into subnets allows the UAVs to service sensors in parallel thereby decreasing the sensor-to-network connectivity. A UAV services sensors in its subnet by flying a route (path) through the subnet, uplinking data collected by the sensors, and forwarding the data to a ground station. An additional advantage of using multiple UAVs in the network is that they provide redundancy in the communications backbone, so that the failure of a single UAV does not necessarily imply the loss of the network.

Roberts, R S

2001-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

124

LBN: Load-Balancing Network for Data Gathering Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Hotspots of energy consumption and network congestions can be caused by load imbalance among sensor nodes in wireless sensor networks. This may lead to loss of data packets and premature death of sensor nodes ......

Wenlu Yang; Chongqing Zhang; Minglu Li

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adaptive coherent interferometric imaging for sensor networks Gregoire Derveauxa)  

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with distributed sensor networks is presented. The sensors record the impulse response of the unknown background imaging when the background is known is considered in Ref.8. The sensors record an approximate impulseAdaptive coherent interferometric imaging for sensor networks Gr´egoire Derveauxa) INRIA Domaine de

Papanicolaou, George C.

126

Mobility in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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A MAV D C ADV E D Micro Air Vehicle Network Manager C B D CA B A F A D B A E Micro Air Vehicle Network Manager C B MAV

Mehta, Ankur Mukesh

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

Sensor Network Demonstration for In Situ Decommissioning - 13332  

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Florida International University's (FIU's) Applied Research Center is currently supporting the Department of Energy's (DOE) Environmental Management Office of D and D and Facility Engineering program. FIU is supporting DOE's initiative to improve safety, reduce technical risks, and limit uncertainty within D and D operations by identifying technologies suitable to meet specific facility D and D requirements, assessing the readiness of those technologies for field deployment, and conducting feasibility studies and large scale demonstrations of promising technologies. During FY11, FIU collaborated with Savannah River National Laboratory in the development of an experimental test site for the demonstration of multiple sensor systems for potential use in the in situ decommissioning process. In situ decommissioning is a process in which the above ground portion of a facility is dismantled and removed, and the underground portion is filled with a cementious material such as grout. In such a scenario, the question remains on how to effectively monitor the structural health of the grout (cracking, flexing, and sinking), as well as track possible migration of contaminants within and out of the grouted monolith. The right types of sensors can aid personnel in better understanding the conditions within the entombed structure. Without sensors embedded in and around the monolith, it will be very difficult to estimate structural integrity and contaminant transport. Yet, to fully utilize the appropriate sensors and the provided data, their performance and reliability must be evaluated outside a laboratory setting. To this end, a large scale experimental setup and demonstration was conducted at FIU. In order to evaluate a large suite of sensor systems, FIU personnel designed and purchased a pre-cast concrete open-top cube, which served as a mock-up of an in situ DOE decommissioned facility. The inside of the cube measures 10 ft x 10 ft x 8 ft. In order to ensure that the individual sensors would be immobilized during the grout pouring activities, a set of nine sensor racks were designed. The 270 sensors provided by Idaho National Laboratory (INL), Mississippi State University (MSU), University of Houston (UH), and University of South Carolina (USC) were secured to these racks based on predetermined locations. Once sensor racks were installed inside the test cube, connected and debugged, approximately 32 cubic yards of special grout material was used to entomb the sensors. MSU provided and demonstrated four types of fiber loop ring-down (FLR) sensors for detection of water, temperature, cracks, and movement of fluids. INL provided and demonstrated time differenced 3D electrical resistivity tomography (ERT), advanced tensiometers for moisture content, and thermocouples for temperature measurements. University of Houston provided smart aggregate (SA) sensors, which detect crack severity and water presence. An additional UH sensor system demonstrated was a Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) fiber optic system measuring strain, presence of water, and temperature. USC provided a system which measured acoustic emissions during cracking, as well as temperature and pH sensors. All systems were connected to a Sensor Remote Access System (SRAS) data networking and collection system designed, developed and provided by FIU. The purpose of SRAS was to collect and allow download of the raw sensor data from all the sensor system, as well as allow upload of the processed data and any analysis reports and graphs. All this information was made available to the research teams via the Deactivation and Decommissioning Knowledge Management and Information Tool (D and D KM-IT). As a current research effort, FIU is performing an energy analysis, and transferring several sensor systems to a Photovoltaic (PV) System to continuously monitor energy consumption parameters and overall power demands. Also, One final component of this research is focusing on developing an integrated data network to capture, log and analyze sensor system data in near real time from a single inte

Lagos, L.; Varona, J.; Awwad, A. [Applied Research Center, Florida International University, 10555 West Flagler Street, Suite 2100, Miami, FL 33174 (United States)] [Applied Research Center, Florida International University, 10555 West Flagler Street, Suite 2100, Miami, FL 33174 (United States); Rivera, J.; McGill, J. [Department of Energy - DOE, Environmental Management Office (United States)] [Department of Energy - DOE, Environmental Management Office (United States)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Data Analysis and Query Processing in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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sensor network based home-automation. In EUC Work- shops,158, 92, 119], home and building automation [6, 71], urban

Chatzimilioudis, Georgios

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Minimum energy decentralized estimation in a wireless sensor network with correlated sensor noises  

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Consider the problem of estimating an unknown parameter by a sensor network with a fusion center (FC). Sensor observations are corrupted by additive noises with an arbitrary spatial correlation. Due to bandwidth and energy limitation, each sensor is ... Keywords: decentralized estimation, energy efficiency, power control, wireless sensor networks

Alexey Krasnopeev; Jin-Jun Xiao; Zhi-Quan Luo

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Sink repositioning for enhanced performance in wireless sensor networks  

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Most of the energy aware routing approaches for unattended wireless sensor networks pursue multi-hop paths in order to minimize the total transmission power. Since almost in all sensor networks data are routed towards a single sink (gateway), hops close ... Keywords: Energy awareness, Real-time data delivery, Sink relocation, Timeliness, Wireless sensor networks

Kemal Akkaya; Mohamed Younis; Meenakshi Bangad

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Energy efficient node addressing scheme in self-organised sensor networks  

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Sensor networks are envisioned to support autonomous and spontaneous networking for a wide range of applications such as environment monitoring. Due to energy constraints, it is difficult for wireless sensor nodes to handle heavy protocol stacks with a large protocol overhead. In this paper, we present a novel address auto configuration scheme, which we call SMallest-size sensor AddRess auToconfiguration scheme (SMART), to configure potential shortest-size local unique addresses for sensor networks with energy efficiency. SMART achieves energy efficiency in three ways. First, it automatically configures node address within a potential smallest address space for a number of sensor nodes, in order to achieve the small address size. Second, it avoids address conflicts during the address configuration. Third, it configures addresses with a small configuration overhead and achieves load balance among sensor nodes.

Rui Teng

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Particle Sensor for Diesel Combustion Monitoring | Department...  

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Particulate Matter Sensor for HCCI and Conventional Diesel Engines High-Energy, Pulsed-Laser Diagnostics for Real-Time Measurements of Reciprocating Engine PM Emissions...

133

MINIMIZATION OF SENSOR USAGE FOR TARGET TRACKING IN A NETWORK OF IRREGULARLY SPACED SENSORS  

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MINIMIZATION OF SENSOR USAGE FOR TARGET TRACKING IN A NETWORK OF IRREGULARLY SPACED SENSORS Thomas address the following scenario: a single target moves through a field of stationary sensors with known locations. At each time epoch, each sensor is either active or not; each active sensor outputs either target

Morrell, Darryl

134

GINSENG: Performance Control in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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35,000 sensors and actuators that are used to monitor and control all operations of the refineryMAC, designed to be such a MAC protocol. Also included are details of a deployment to the GALP oil refinery refinery in Portugal, where performance is critical. Performance Debugging Industry IT Systems Performance

Roedig, Utz

135

Explicit Sensor Network Localization using Semidefinite ...  

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Key Words: Sensor Network Localization, Euclidean Distance Matrix ... Cliques in the graph of the SNL problem give rise to this degeneracy in the ..... cone (S) denote the convex cone generated by the set S. We use the Matlab notation 1 : n =.

2010-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

136

Distributed A Wireless Sensor Network for  

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 4.3.1 Transmission Lines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 4.3.2 Microstrip LinesOS is used as a software platform, and the Collection Tree Protocol (CTP) currently handles multi-hop routing-wave Monopole Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 5 MAC and Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks 14 5.1 Medium

137

Towards a smart sensor interface for wearable cough monitoring  

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Towards a smart sensor interface for wearable cough monitoring Kofi Odame and Dingkun Du Thayer in a wearable cough monitoring device. In particular, the paper considers the issues of privacy, power is validated with simulation and measurement results. I. INTRODUCTION A cough is the most common condition

Odam, Kofi

138

Geometric algorithms for sensor networks  

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...the communication cost and energy consumption by avoiding network-wide...network is a two-dimensional grid. The information storage curves...and X. Lin2001Loop-free hybrid single-path/flooding routing...D. Joseph2001Tapestry: an infrastructure for fault-tolerant wide-area...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Homogeneous vs Heterogeneous Clustered Sensor Networks: A Comparative Study  

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1 Homogeneous vs Heterogeneous Clustered Sensor Networks: A Comparative Study Vivek Mhatre elected, serve for the entire lifetime of the network) in a homoge- neous network, it is evident

Rosenberg, Catherine P.

140

Medical MoteCare: A Distributed Personal Healthcare Monitoring System  

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Medical MoteCare is a health monitoring system prototype suitable for monitoring the elderly and the infirm. The system utilizes a wireless sensor network of MicaZ motes equipped with pulse oximeter sensors and environmental sensors, namely temperature ... Keywords: Wireless Sensor Networks, mHealth Monitoring, SNMP, Network Management, Data Correlation, Body Area Networks

Karla Felix Navarro; Elaine Lawrence; Brian Lim

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

ESC: Energy Synchronized Communication in Sustainable Sensor Networks  

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ESC: Energy Synchronized Communication in Sustainable Sensor Networks Yu Gu, Ting Zhu and Tian He Abstract--With advances in energy harvesting techniques, it is now feasible to build sustainable sensor of sustainable sensor networks is to effectively utilize a continuous stream of ambient energy. Instead

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

142

Efficient Asynchronous Low Power Listening for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Efficient Asynchronous Low Power Listening for Wireless Sensor Networks Rajesh Krishna Panta, James mechanism to reduce energy consumption of sensor devices and to increase the lifetime of the network. A side during idle listening--the time period for which the radio transceiver of a sensor node is awake

Fisher, Kathleen

143

Adaptive Sensor Activity Scheduling in Distributed Sensor Networks: A Statistical Mechanics Approach  

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of spatial-temporal events. The sensor network is modeled as a Markov random field on a graph, where concepts and wireless communications have enabled usage of inexpensive and miniaturized sensor nodes [1­3] that can #12;Effective use of sensor networks requires resource-aware operation; once deployed, energy sources

Ray, Asok

144

Electrochemical sensor for monitoring electrochemical potentials of fuel cell components  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An electrochemical sensor comprised of wires, a sheath, and a conduit can be utilized to monitor fuel cell component electric potentials during fuel cell shut down or steady state. The electrochemical sensor contacts an electrolyte reservoir plate such that the conduit wicks electrolyte through capillary action to the wires to provide water necessary for the electrolysis reaction which occurs thereon. A voltage is applied across the wires of the electrochemical sensor until hydrogen evolution occurs at the surface of one of the wires, thereby forming a hydrogen reference electrode. The voltage of the fuel cell component is then determined with relation to the hydrogen reference electrode.

Kunz, Harold R. (Vernon, CT); Breault, Richard D. (Coventry, CT)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Implementing a green bicycle alliance using a wireless sensor network  

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This study used the wireless sensor network (WSN) technique to design a bike device module, a bike path establishment module and a cloud service module. These three modules were used to address issues related to cycling activities, including green power supply, activity and health records, trajectory monitoring and group positioning and immediate safety issues. GPS was not required, and as long as the cyclists remained on the paths provided by the bike path establishment module and used the cloud service module, the previously mentioned issues could be addressed. The cloud service module included a path establishment simulation system that could enable a path manager to simulate paths before they were physically provided, to determine the ideal establishment method for providing wireless sensor nodes. This study use the Danshui Golden Waterfront in northern Taiwan to implement on-site establishment and installation.

Haw-Yun Shin; Chung-Ming Own

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Energy Parameter Estimation in Solar Powered Wireless Sensor Networks  

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The operation of solar powered wireless sensor networks is associated with ... the main challenges is the high variability of solar power input and battery capacity, due to factors such as weather, ... sensor net...

Mustafa Mousa; Christian Claudel

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

Stochastic Sensor Scheduling for Networked Control Systems Farhad Farokhi  

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Stochastic Sensor Scheduling for Networked Control Systems Farhad Farokhi and Karl H. Johansson Abstract Optimal sensor scheduling with applications to networked estimation and control systems to optimal control of Markov chains, we extract an optimal scheduling policy to fairly allocate the network

Johansson, Karl Henrik

148

An Energy-efficient Wireless Sensor Network for Precision Agriculture  

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An Energy-efficient Wireless Sensor Network for Precision Agriculture Herman Sahota Ratnesh Kumar and control technologies in application areas such as precision agriculture. We design MAC and Network layers for a wireless sensor network deployed for a precision agriculture application which requires periodic collection

Kumar, Ratnesh

149

Joint Energy Management and Resource Allocation in Rechargeable Sensor Networks  

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the batteries and extend the network's lifetime. Many forms of energy such as solar, wind, water flow, thermalJoint Energy Management and Resource Allocation in Rechargeable Sensor Networks Ren-Shiou Liu CSE@ece.osu.edu Abstract--Energy harvesting sensor platforms have opened up a new dimension to the design of network

Sinha, Prasun

150

Load Balancing in Wireless Sensor Networks using Kirchhoff's Voltage Law  

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Load Balancing in Wireless Sensor Networks using Kirchhoff's Voltage Law Stavros Toumpis Electrical balancing in wireless networks with a single class of traffic, focusing our attention on an important example, i.e., Wireless Sensor Networks. The analysis is based on the Wireless Minimum Cost Problem

Toumpis, Stavros

151

Background and Related Work Data Encoding for Failure-Prone Sensor Networks  

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Outline Background and Related Work Data Encoding for Failure-Prone Sensor Networks Encoding for Persistent Sensor Networks #12;Outline Background and Related Work Data Encoding for Failure-Prone Sensor Networks Outline 1 Background and Related Work Sensor Networks Failures in Sensor Networks Data Transfer

152

Existing PON Infrastructure Supported Hybrid Fiber-Wireless Sensor Networks  

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We propose a hybrid fiber wireless sensor network based on the existing PON infrastructure. The feasibility of remote sensing and PON convergence is experimentally proven by...

Yu, Xianbin; Zhao, Ying; Deng, Lei; Pang, Xiaodan; Tafur Monroy, Idelfonso

153

Enabling Long-Lived Sensor Networks Through Solar Energy Harvesting  

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Sensor Networks through Solar Energy Harvesting Jason Hsu,Heliomote A integrated solar energy harvesting and storageYellow bar represent solar energy received locally Solar

Jason Hsu; Sadaf Zahedi; Jonathan Friedman; Aman Kansal; Vijay Raghunathan; Mani Srivastava

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Microsoft Word - Acoustic Sensor for Pipeline Monitoring_Revised.do  

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LA-UR-05-6025 LA-UR-05-6025 Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Title: Acoustic Sensor for Pipeline Monitoring: Technology Report Author(s): Dipen N. Sinha Submitted to: Gas Technology Management Division Strategic Center for Natural Gas and Oil National Energy Technology Laboratory 2 Acoustic Sensor for Pipeline Monitoring: Technology Report Dipen Sinha Los Alamos National Laboratory July 20, 2005 Executive Summary This report presents detailed information on the effort to develop acoustic sensing technologies for natural gas pipe line monitoring. It starts with a historical evolution of the project and ends with the current status. The various technical accomplishments during this effort are pointed out. The latest technique involves the use of Lamb wave propagation in the wall of a pipe generated in a stand-off manner for defect detection. The report presents

155

Resource Determination and Allocation in Sensor Networks: A Hybrid Approach  

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......networks, providing the infrastructure to support their coordination...as stationary, mobile and hybrid. In stationary sensor networks...semantic description and query for grid workflow. SKG '07: Proc...Semantics, Knowledge and Grid, Washington, DC, USA, pp......

Murat Sensoy; Thao Le; Wamberto W. Vasconcelos; Timothy J. Norman; Alun D. Preece

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wireless sensor networks for off-shore oil and gas installations  

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the production process, to either prevent or detect oil and gas leakage or to enhance the production flow ­ Underwater development and production of oil and gas needs networked sensors and actuators to monitor and communication technology (ICT) enables the oil, gas and energy (OGE) industries to increase productivity

Gjessing, Stein

157

State of the Art in Protocol Research for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks  

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, and nuclear), ocean current and wind mon- itoring, and biological monitoring such as track- ing of fish. · Disaster Prevention. Sensor networks that measure seismic activity from remote locations can provide tsunami warnings to coastal areas, or study the effects of submarine earthquakes (seaquakes). · Seismic

Melodia, Tommaso

158

E-Print Network 3.0 - ad-hoc wireless sensor Sample Search Results  

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in wireless sensor networks The rapid progress of wireless communication and embedded micro-sensing MEMS... technologies has made wireless sensor networks possible. A wireless...

159

Stabilization of Flood Sequencing Protocols in Sensor Networks  

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Stabilization of Flood Sequencing Protocols in Sensor Networks Young-ri Choi, Chin-Tser Huang, Member, IEEE, and Mohamed G. Gouda, Member, IEEE Abstract--Flood is a communication primitive that can. When a sensor receives a flood message, the sensor needs to check whether it has received this message

Gouda, Mohamed G.

160

Stabilization of Flood Sequencing Protocols in Sensor Networks  

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Stabilization of Flood Sequencing Protocols in Sensor Networks Young-ri Choi and Mohamed G. Gouda 78712-0233, U.S.A. {yrchoi, gouda}@cs.utexas.edu Abstract. Flood is a communication primitive that can. When a sensor receives a flood message, the sensor needs to check whether it has received the message

Gouda, Mohamed G.

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Deployment and coverage maintenance in mobile sensor networks  

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Deployment of mobile nodes in a region of interest is a critical issue in building a mobile sensor network because it affects cost and detection capabilities of the system. The deployment of mobile sensors in essence is the movement of sensors from...

Lee, Jaeyong

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

162

Variable Radii Connected Sensor Cover in Sensor Networks Zongheng Zhou, Samir Das, Himanshu Gupta  

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of the gathered data while minimizing energy usage in the network. Energy is spent due to message transmissions of active sensors should also form a connected communication graph, so that they can autonomously respond energy-cost connected sensor cover, when each sensor node can vary its sensing and transmission radius

Das, Samir R.

163

A Realistic Power Consumption Model for Wireless Sensor Network Devices  

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1 A Realistic Power Consumption Model for Wireless Sensor Network Devices Qin Wang, Mark Hempstead}@eecs.harvard.edu Abstract-- A realistic power consumption model of wireless communication subsystems typically used in many sensor network node devices is presented. Simple power consumption models for major components

Hempstead, Mark

164

Sensor network minimal energy routing with latency guarantees  

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We consider wireless sensor networks with nodes switching ON (awake) and OFF (sleeping) to preserve energy, and transmitting data over channels with varying quality. The objective is to determine the best path from each node to a single gateway. Performance ... Keywords: energy and resource management, large deviations, latency, routing, sensor networks, sleeping schedule

Wei Lai; Ioannis Ch. Paschalidis

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Energy Efficiency of Encryption Schemes Applied to Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Energy Efficiency of Encryption Schemes Applied to Wireless Sensor Networks Xueying Zhang, Howard M (ICC 2010), Cape Town, South Africa, May 2010, and "Energy Efficiency of Symmetric Key Cryptographic In this paper, we focus on the energy efficiency of secure communication in wireless sensor networks (WSNs). Our

Heys, Howard

166

Power-Constrained actuator coordination for agricultural sensor networks  

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Upon the ubiquitous sensor network capable of deciding control actions by a sophisticated inference engine, this paper designs an actuator controller which coordinates the actuator operations over the multiple farms. Basically, not beginning tasks as ... Keywords: actuator schedule, demand response, farm group, peak power reduction, wireless sensor network

Junghoon Lee; Gyung-Leen Park; Ho-Young Kwak; Jikwang Han

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A simulation framework for camera sensor networks research  

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We present our progress on the Virtual Vision paradigm, which prescribes visually and behaviorally realistic virtual environments, called "reality emulators", as a simulation tool to facilitate research on large-scale camera sensor networks. We have ... Keywords: computer vision, multi-camera control and scheduling, persistent surveillance, simulated camera sensor networks, virtual reality, virtual vision

Faisal Qureshi; Demetri Terzopoulos

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Delay Efficient Sleep Scheduling in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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the primary goal in these networks. Previous works have identified idle listening of the radio as a major source of energy wastage (e.g. [1], [3], [4], [5], [6], [7], [8]). Measurements on existing sensor device radios show that idle listening consumes nearly the same power as receiving. In sensor network

Krishnamachari, Bhaskar

169

Nano-scale Sensor Networks for Chemical Eisa Zarepour1  

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Nano-scale Sensor Networks for Chemical Catalysis Eisa Zarepour1 Mahbub Hassan1 Chun Tung Chou1- searchers are now investigating the viability of nano-scale sensor networks (NSNs), which are formed natural gas to liquid fuel. Given that reliable wireless communi- cation at nano-scale is at very early

New South Wales, University of

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Truck-based mobile wireless sensor networks for the experimental observation of  

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Heavy vehicles driving over a bridge create a complex dynamic phenomenon known as vehiclebridge interaction. In recent years, interest in vehiclebridge interaction has grown because a deeper understanding of the phenomena can lead to improvements in bridge design methods while enhancing the accuracy of structural health monitoring techniques. The mobility of wireless sensors can be leveraged to directly monitor the dynamic coupling between the moving vehicle and the bridge. In this study, a mobile wireless sensor network is proposed for installation on a heavy truck to capture the vertical acceleration, horizontal acceleration and gyroscopic pitching of the truck as it crosses a bridge. The vehicle-based wireless monitoring system is designed to interact with a static, permanent wireless monitoring system installed on the bridge. Specifically, the mobile wireless sensors time-synchronize with the bridge's wireless sensors before transferring the vehicle response data. Vertical acceleration and gyroscopic pitching measurements of the vehicle are combined with bridge accelerations to create a time-synchronized vehiclebridge response dataset. In addition to observing the vehicle vibrations, Kalman filtering is adopted to accurately track the vehicle position using the measured horizontal acceleration of the vehicle and positioning information derived from piezoelectric strip sensors installed on the bridge deck as part of the bridge monitoring system. Using the Geumdang Bridge (Korea), extensive field testing of the proposed vehiclebridge wireless monitoring system is conducted. Experimental results verify the reliability of the wireless system and the accuracy of the vehicle positioning algorithm.

Junhee Kim; Jerome P Lynch; Jong-Jae Lee; Chang-Geun Lee

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Characterization, monitoring, and sensor technology crosscutting program: Technology summary  

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The purpose of the Characterization, Monitoring, and Sensor Technology Crosscutting Program (CMST-CP) is to deliver appropriate characterization, monitoring, and sensor technology (CMST) to the Office of Waste Management (EM-30), the Office of Environmental Restoration (EM-40), and the Office of Facility Transition and Management (EM-60). The technology development must also be cost effective and appropriate to EM-30/40/60 needs. Furthermore, the required technologies must be delivered and implemented when needed. Accordingly, and to ensure that available DOE and other national resources are focused an the most pressing needs, management of the technology development is concentrated on the following Focus Areas: Contaminant Plume Containment and Remediation (PFA); Landfill Stabilization (LSFA); High-Level Waste Tank Remediation (TFA); Mixed Waste Characterization, Treatment, and Disposal (MWFA); and Facility Deactivation, Decommissioning, and Material Disposition (FDDMDFA). Brief descriptions of CMST-CP projects funded in FY95 are presented.

NONE

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Routing algorithms for large scale wireless sensor networks  

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such as power, memory, and CPU processing capabilities. In this thesis, we assume an All to All communication mode in an N ? N grid sensor network. We explore routing algorithms which load balance the network without compromising the shortest paths constrain. We... failed nodes). In static network case, we derived mathematical formulae representing the maximum and minimum loads on a sensor grid, when specific routing strategies are employed. We show improvement in performance in load balancing of the grid by using...

Nittala Venkata, Lakshmana Prasanth

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

173

The Community Environmental Monitoring Program in the 21st Century: The Evolution of a Monitoring Network  

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This paper focuses on the evolution of the various operational aspects of the Community Environmental Monitoring Program (CEMP) network following the transfer of program administration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the Desert Research Institute (DRI) of the Nevada System of Higher Education in 1999-2000. The CEMP consists of a network of 29 fixed radiation and weather monitoring stations located in Nevada, Utah, and California. Its mission is to involve stakeholders directly in monitoring for airborne radiological releases to the off site environment as a result of past or ongoing activities on the Nevada Test Site (NTS) and to make data as transparent and accessible to the general public as feasible. At its inception in 1981, the CEMP was a cooperative project of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), DRI, and EPA. In 1999-2000, technical administration of the CEMP transitioned from EPA to DRI. Concurrent with and subsequent to this transition, station and program operations underwent significant enhancements that furthered the mission of the program. These enhancements included the addition of a full suite of meteorological instrumentation, state-of-the-art electronic data collectors, on-site displays, and communications hardware. A public website was developed. Finally, the DRI developed a mobile monitoring station that can be operated entirely on solar power in conjunction with a deep-cell battery, and includes all meteorological sensors and a pressurized ion chamber for detecting background gamma radiation. Final station configurations have resulted in the creation of a platform that is well suited for use as an in-field multi-environment test-bed for prototype environmental sensors and in interfacing with other scientific and educational programs. Recent and near-future collaborators have included federal, state, and local agencies in both the government and private sectors. The CEMP also serves as a model for other programs wishing to involve stakeholders with a meaningful role in the process of monitoring and data collection.

Hartwell, W.T.; Tappen, J.; Karr, L.

2007-01-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduction This first issue of ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN) marks  

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in miniturization and new radio technology have fueled the tremendous interest in micro-sensor networks. In the USIntroduction This first issue of ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN) marks a significant milestone in the evolution of sensor network research and technology. The field of sensor networks has seen

Zhao, Feng

175

Energy-Conservation Clustering Protocol based on Heat Conductivity for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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-sensors based on MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) technology. A wireless sensor network is composedEnergy-Conservation Clustering Protocol based on Heat Conductivity for Wireless Sensor Networks critical issues in wireless sensor networks is energy efficiency because of the limited energy network

Landfeldt, Bjorn

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Wireless Sensor Networks for the Protection of an Electrical Energy Distribution Infrastructure  

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Wireless Sensor Networks for the Protection of an Electrical Energy Distribution Infrastructure Ant. Keywords: Wireless Sensor Networks, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Electrical Energy Distribution of critical points of failure. Fig. 1. MV/LV electricity distribution infrastructure. The Wireless Sensor

Boyer, Edmond

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Three heuristics for transmission scheduling in sensor networks with multiple mobile sinks  

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based on different principles (imitation of human decision making, stochastic transmission and constantThree heuristics for transmission scheduling in sensor networks with multiple mobile sinks Damla Algorithms, Design, Measurement, Experimentation Keywords Sensors, Sensor Networks, Transmission scheduling

Bölöni, Ladislau L

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Minimum Energy Cost k-barrier Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Barrier coverage problem is one of important issues in wireless sensor networks. In this paper we study the minimum energy cost k-barrier coverage problem in wireless sensor network in which each sensor has l...?...

Huiqiang Yang; Deying Li; Qinghua Zhu

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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.Zonal Rumor Routing for Wireless Sensor Networks Tarun Banka  

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P. Jayasumana Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering anura@engr.colostate.edu Colorado algorithms have been developed for sensor networks. Routing algorithms that flood the network with events in network broadcast, is more efficient than the flooding scheme in terms of traffic generated for query

Jayasumana, Anura P.

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Adaptive sampling and forecasting with mobile sensor networks  

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This thesis addresses planning of mobile sensor networks to extract the best information possible out of the environment to improve the (ensemble) forecast at some verification region in the future. To define the information ...

Choi, Han-Lim

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploiting Sparsity in SDP Relaxation for Sensor Network ...  

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arising in predicting molecule structures and to graph rigidity. .... The QOP is solved numerically by SparsePOP [29], a matlab package for solving .... (3) a system of sensor network localization equations, and a matrix variable or a solution.

2008-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Implementing a green bicycle alliance using a wireless sensor network  

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This study used the wireless sensor network (WSN) technique to design a bike device module, a bike path establishment module and a cloud service module. These three modules were used to address issues related to cycling activities, including green power ...

Haw-Yun Shin; Chung-Ming Own

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

MARWIS: A Management Architecture for Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks  

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8. 2 Related Work Most management and code distribution approaches does not support hetero- geneousMARWIS: A Management Architecture for Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks Gerald Wagenknecht Science and Applied Mathematics University of Bern, Switzerland Email: {wagen, anwander, braun, staub

Braun, Torsten

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Quality of Interaction for Sensor Network Energy-Efficient Management  

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......18. IEEE, New York. The Computer...Sensor Network Energy-Efficient Management...295304. IEEE, New York. [19] Natu...a hybrid, energy-efficient...2005) An Energy-Efficient Unequal...597604. IEEE, New York. [23] Couto......

Wei Gong; Kebin Liu; Xiaoxu Li; Xin Miao; Tong Zhu

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Localized Pipeline Encroachment Detector System Using Sensor Network  

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NOMENCLATURE WSN Wireless Sensor Network ROW Right of Way WIFI Wireless Fidelity PC Personal Computer LED Light Emitting Diode USB Universal Serial Bus IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers A/D Analog to Digital WPAN Wireless... NOMENCLATURE WSN Wireless Sensor Network ROW Right of Way WIFI Wireless Fidelity PC Personal Computer LED Light Emitting Diode USB Universal Serial Bus IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers A/D Analog to Digital WPAN Wireless...

Ou, Xiaoxi 1986-

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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A high-accuracy nonintrusive networking testbed for wireless sensor networks  

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It becomes increasingly important to obtain the accurate and spontaneous runtime network behavior for further studies on wireless sensor networks. However, the existing testbeds cannot appropriately match such requirements. A High-accuracy Nonintrusive ...

Wei Huangfu; Limin Sun; Jiangchuan Liu

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Guaranteed delivery for geographical anycasting in wireless multi-sink sensor and sensor-actor networks  

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of sinks may receive the report from sensors, and meet application demands. However, the cost of anycasting and providing service may depend on the distance of the receiving sinks/actors to the re- porting sensor. Energy consumption and scalability are two challenging issues since wireless networks operate on limited

Stojmenovic, Ivan

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A wireless 802.11 condition monitoring sensor for electrical substation environments.  

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??The work reported in this thesis is concerned with the design, development and testing of a wireless 802.11 condition monitoring sensor for an electrical substation (more)

Bogias, Alexander

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

Environmental sensor network for a pervasive learning space in a Finnish biosphere reserve  

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Heroes of Koskenniska is a game-based pervasive learning space that combines mobile and sensor technologies to raise environmental and cultural awareness in a Finnish Biosphere Reserve. An environmental sensor network (ESN) is used to gather and process ... Keywords: biosphere reserve, environmental awareness, environmental sensor network, pervasive learning, wireless sensor network

Teemu H. Laine; Anna Gimbitskaya; Erkki Sutinen; Jinchul Choi; Kitak Yong; Chaewoo Lee

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Probabilistic Field Coverage using a Hybrid Network of Static and Mobile Sensors  

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Probabilistic Field Coverage using a Hybrid Network of Static and Mobile Sensors Dan Wang, sensor network applications. For a field with unevenly distributed an area will be uncovered by any sensor, leaving a hole in static sensors, a quality coverage with acceptable network lifetime the field

Liu, Jiangchuan (JC)

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INTELLIGENT MONITORING SYSTEM WITH HIGH TEMPERATURE DISTRIBUTED FIBEROPTIC SENSOR FOR POWER PLANT COMBUSTION PROCESSES  

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The objective of the proposed work is to develop an intelligent distributed fiber optical sensor system for real-time monitoring of high temperature in a boiler furnace in power plants. Of particular interest is the estimation of spatial and temporal distributions of high temperatures within a boiler furnace, which will be essential in assessing and controlling the mechanisms that form and remove pollutants at the source, such as NOx. The basic approach in developing the proposed sensor system is three fold: (1) development of high temperature distributed fiber optical sensor capable of measuring temperatures greater than 2000 C degree with spatial resolution of less than 1 cm; (2) development of distributed parameter system (DPS) models to map the three-dimensional (3D) temperature distribution for the furnace; and (3) development of an intelligent monitoring system for real-time monitoring of the 3D boiler temperature distribution. Under Task 1, the efforts focused on developing an innovative high temperature distributed fiber optic sensor by fabricating in-fiber gratings in single crystal sapphire fibers. So far, our major accomplishments include: Successfully grown alumina cladding layers on single crystal sapphire fibers, successfully fabricated in-fiber gratings in single crystal sapphire fibers, and successfully developed a high temperature distributed fiber optic sensor. Under Task 2, the emphasis has been on putting into place a computational capability for simulation of combustors. A PC workstation was acquired with dual Xeon processors and sufficient memory to support 3-D calculations. An existing license for Fluent software was expanded to include two PC processes, where the existing license was for a Unix workstation. Under Task 3, intelligent state estimation theory is being developed which will map the set of 1D (located judiciously within a 3D environment) measurement data into a 3D temperature profile. This theory presents a semigroup-based approach to the design and training of a system type neural network which performs function extrapolation. The assumption of the semigroup property suffices to guarantee the existence of a generic mathematical architecture and operation which is explicit enough to support the direct design and training of a neural network.

Kwang Y. Lee; Stuart S. Yin; Andre Boheman

2003-12-26T23:59:59.000Z

192

Wireless Sensor Network for Advanced Energy Management Solutions  

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Eaton has developed an advanced energy management solution that has been deployed to several Industries of the Future (IoF) sites. This demonstrated energy savings and reduced unscheduled downtime through an improved means for performing predictive diagnostics and energy efficiency estimation. Eaton has developed a suite of online, continuous, and inferential algorithms that utilize motor current signature analysis (MCSA) and motor power signature analysis (MPSA) techniques to detect and predict the health condition and energy usage condition of motors and their connect loads. Eaton has also developed a hardware and software platform that provided a means to develop and test these advanced algorithms in the field. Results from lab validation and field trials have demonstrated that the developed advanced algorithms are able to detect motor and load inefficiency and performance degradation. Eaton investigated the performance of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) within various industrial facilities to understand concerns about topology and environmental conditions that have precluded broad adoption by the industry to date. A Wireless Link Assessment System (WLAS), was used to validate wireless performance under a variety of conditions. Results demonstrated that wireless networks can provide adequate performance in most facilities when properly specified and deployed. Customers from various IoF expressed interest in applying wireless more broadly for selected applications, but continue to prefer utilizing existing, wired field bus networks for most sensor based applications that will tie into their existing Computerized Motor Maintenance Systems (CMMS). As a result, wireless technology was de-emphasized within the project, and a greater focus placed on energy efficiency/predictive diagnostics. Commercially available wireless networks were only utilized in field test sites to facilitate collection of motor wellness information, and no wireless sensor network products were developed under this project. As an outgrowth of this program, Eaton developed a patented energy-optimizing drive control technology that is complementary to a traditional variable frequency drives (VFD) to enable significant energy savings for motors with variable torque applications, such as fans, pumps, and compressors. This technology provides an estimated energy saving of 2%-10% depending on the loading condition, in addition to the savings obtained from a traditional VFD. The combination of a VFD with the enhanced energy-optimizing controls will provide significant energy savings (10% to 70% depending on the load and duty cycle) for motors that are presently connected with across the line starters. It will also provide a more favorable return on investment (ROI), thus encouraging industries to adopt VFDs for more motors within their facilities. The patented technology is based on nonintrusive algorithms that estimate the instantaneous operating efficiency and motor speed and provide active energy-optimizing control of a motor, using only existing voltage and current sensors. This technology is currently being commercialized by Eatons Industrial Controls Division in their next generation motor control products. Due to the common nonintrusive and inferential nature of various algorithms, this same product can also include motor and equipment condition monitoring features, providing the facility owner additional information to improve process uptime and the associated energy savings. Calculations estimated potential energy savings of 261,397GWh/Yr ($15.7B/yr), through retrofitting energy-optimizing VFDs into existing facilities, and incorporating the solution into building equipment sold by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and installed by mechanical and electrical contractors. Utilizing MCSA and MPSA for predictive maintenance (PM) of motors and connected equipment reduces process downtime cost and the cost of wasted energy associated with shutting down and restarting the processes. Estimated savings vary depending on the industry segment and equi

Peter J. Theisen; Bin Lu, Charles J. Luebke

2009-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

193

Distributed Symmetric Function Computation in Noisy Wireless Sensor Networks  

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is to cooperatively provide information to this fusion center so it can compute some function of the sensor. The network has a special node called the fusion center whose goal is to compute a symmetric function of these measurements. The problem studied is to minimize the total transmission energy used by the network when

Srikant, Rayadurgam

194

ITB: intrusion-tolerant broadcast protocol in wireless sensor networks  

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A large-scale wireless sensor network relies on broadcast protocol for data communication. This paper presents an idea for a base station to reliably and securely broadcast announcing messages to the network in an intrusion-tolerant way. Our Intrusion-Tolerant ...

Jin Wook Lee; Yann-Hang Lee

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Infuse: A TDMA Based Data Dissemination Protocol for Sensor Networks #  

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Infuse: A TDMA Based Data Dissemination Protocol for Sensor Networks # Sandeep S. Kulkarni Mahesh of a new program across the network. In this paper, we present Infuse, a time division multiple access (TDMA) based reliable data dis­ semination protocol. Infuse takes two input parameters: (i) the choice

Kulkarni, Sandeep

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Infuse: A TDMA Based Data Dissemination Protocol for Sensor Networks  

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Infuse: A TDMA Based Data Dissemination Protocol for Sensor Networks Sandeep S. Kulkarni Mahesh of a new program across the network. In this paper, we present Infuse, a time division multiple access (TDMA) based reliable data dis- semination protocol. Infuse takes two input parameters: (i) the choice

Kulkarni, Sandeep

197

Pipeline Structural Health Monitoring Using Macro-fiber Composite Active Sensors  

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The United States economy is heavily dependent upon a vast network of pipeline systems to transport and distribute the nation's energy resources. As this network of pipelines continues to age, monitoring and maintaining its structural integrity remains essential to the nation's energy interests. Numerous pipeline accidents over the past several years have resulted in hundreds of fatalities and billions of dollars in property damages. These accidents show that the current monitoring methods are not sufficient and leave a considerable margin for improvement. To avoid such catastrophes, more thorough methods are needed. As a solution, the research of this thesis proposes a structural health monitoring (SHM) system for pipeline networks. By implementing a SHM system with pipelines, their structural integrity can be continuously monitored, reducing the overall risks and costs associated with current methods. The proposed SHM system relies upon the deployment of macro-fiber composite (MFC) patches for the sensor array. Because MFC patches are flexible and resilient, they can be permanently mounted to the curved surface of a pipeline's main body. From this location, the MFC patches are used to monitor the structural integrity of the entire pipeline. Two damage detection techniques, guided wave and impedance methods, were implemented as part of the proposed SHM system. However, both techniques utilize the same MFC patches. This dual use of the MFC patches enables the proposed SHM system to require only a single sensor array. The presented Lamb wave methods demonstrated the ability to correctly identify and locate the presence of damage in the main body of the pipeline system, including simulated cracks and actual corrosion damage. The presented impedance methods demonstrated the ability to correctly identify and locate the presence of damage in the flanged joints of the pipeline system, including the loosening of bolts on the flanges. In addition to damage to the actual pipeline itself, the proposed methods were used to demonstrate the capability of detecting deposits inside of pipelines. Monitoring these deposits can prevent clogging and other hazardous situations. Finally, suggestions are made regarding future research issues which are needed to advance this research. Because the research of this thesis has only demonstrated the feasibility of the techniques for such a SHM system, these issues require attention before any commercial applications can be realized.

A.B. Thien

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Time Synchronization in Hierarchical TESLA Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Time synchronization and event time correlation are important in wireless sensor networks. In particular, time is used to create a sequence events or time line to answer questions of cause and effect. Time is also used as a basis for determining the freshness of received packets and the validity of cryptographic certificates. This paper presents secure method of time synchronization and event time correlation for TESLA-based hierarchical wireless sensor networks. The method demonstrates that events in a TESLA network can be accurately timestamped by adding only a few pieces of data to the existing protocol.

Jason L. Wright; Milos Manic

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Autonomic Intelligent Cyber-Sensor to Support Industrial Control Network Awareness  

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The proliferation of digital devices in a networked industrial ecosystem, along with an exponential growth in complexity and scope, has resulted in elevated security concerns and management complexity issues. This paper describes a novel architecture utilizing concepts of autonomic computing and a simple object access protocol (SOAP)-based interface to metadata access points (IF-MAP) external communication layer to create a network security sensor. This approach simplifies integration of legacy software and supports a secure, scalable, and self-managed framework. The contribution of this paper is twofold: 1) A flexible two-level communication layer based on autonomic computing and service oriented architecture is detailed and 2) three complementary modules that dynamically reconfigure in response to a changing environment are presented. One module utilizes clustering and fuzzy logic to monitor traffic for abnormal behavior. Another module passively monitors network traffic and deploys deceptive virtual network hosts. These components of the sensor system were implemented in C++ and PERL and utilize a common internal D-Bus communication mechanism. A proof of concept prototype was deployed on a mixed-use test network showing the possible real-world applicability. In testing, 45 of the 46 network attached devices were recognized and 10 of the 12 emulated devices were created with specific operating system and port configurations. In addition, the anomaly detection algorithm achieved a 99.9% recognition rate. All output from the modules were correctly distributed using the common communication structure.

Denis T. Vollmer; Milos Manic; O. Linda

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Taxonomy of Wireless Micro-Sensor Network Models Sameer Tilak  

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A Taxonomy of Wireless Micro-Sensor Network Models Sameer Tilak ¡ , Nael B. Abu this emerging field to classify wireless micro-sensor networks accord- ing to different communication functions networks with differing requirements. We believe that a better understanding of micro-sensor network re

Abu-Ghazaleh, Nael B.

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In situ Monitoring of Cyanobacterial HABs in Western Lake Erie using Buoy-mounted Sensors  

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In situ Monitoring of Cyanobacterial HABs in Western Lake Erie using Buoy-mounted Sensors Primary for the rest of the western basin of Lake Erie. We propose to deploy environmental sensors at these sites. The first sensor is a fluorescence-based detector of phycocyanin, a pigment found predominantly

202

An Energy-Harvesting Sensor Architecture and Toolkit for Building Monitoring and Event Detection  

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An Energy-Harvesting Sensor Architecture and Toolkit for Building Monitoring and Event Detection of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 48109 {bradjc,prabal}@umich.edu Abstract Understanding building usage patterns a new architecture for design- ing building-monitoring focused energy-harvesting sensors. The key

Dutta, Prabal

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Real-time Combustion Control and Diagnostics Sensor-Pressure Oscillation Monitor  

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Combustion Control and Diagnostics Combustion Control and Diagnostics Sensor-Pressure Oscillation Monitor Opportunity The Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is seeking licensing partners interested in implementing its patented "Real-Time Combustion Control and Diagnostics Sensor-Pressure Oscillation Monitor" technology. Disclosed is NETL's sensor system and process for monitoring and controlling the amplitude and/or frequencies of dynamic pressure oscillations in combustion systems during active combustion processes. The combustion control and diagnostics sensor (CCADS) is designed for gas turbine combustors that are operated near the fuel-lean flame extinction limit to minimize production of the atmospheric pollutant NOx. CCADS eliminates the problems of flashback,

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New Visualization Tools for Environmental Sensor Networks: Using Google Earth as an Interface to Micro-Climate and Multimedia Datasets  

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a small wireless network of micro-climate sensorstheReserve has three micro-climate sensor networks developed bymicro-climate sensor and image acquisition networks; the

Sean Askay

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robust Semidefinite Programming Approaches for Sensor Network ...  

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May 21, 2006 ... Sample random problem with 20 sensors, 12 anchors . ... Section 2 with background and notation, including information on the linear...

2006-05-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of self-monitoring structural composites with integrated sensing networks  

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using embedded micro-sensors and network communicationand a 4-tree micro-controller network architecture for dataand a four-tree micro-controller network architecture for

Huang, Yi

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

TCPL: A Defense against wormhole attacks in wireless sensor networks  

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Do In this paper presents recent advances in technology have made low-cost, low-power wireless sensors with efficient energy consumption. A network of such nodes can coordinate among themselves for distributed sensing and processing of certain data. For which, we propose an architecture to provide a stateless solution in sensor networks for efficient routing in wireless sensor networks. This type of architecture is known as Tree Cast. We propose a unique method of address allocation, building up multiple disjoint trees which are geographically inter-twined and rooted at the data sink. Using these trees, routing messages to and from the sink node without maintaining any routing state in the sensor nodes is possible. In this paper, we introduce the wormhole attack, a severe attack in ad hoc networks that is particularly challenging to defend against. The wormhole attack is possible even if the attacker has not compromised any hosts and even if all communication provides authenticity and confidentiality. In the wormhole attack, an attacker records packets (or bits) at one location in the network, tunnels them to another location, and retransmits them there into the network. The wormhole attack can form a serious threat in wireless networks, especially against many sensor network routing protocols and location-based wireless security systems. For example, most existing ad hoc network routing protocols, without some mechanism to defend against the wormhole attack, would be unable to find routes longer than one or two hops, severely disrupting communication. We present a new, general mechanism, called packet leashes, for detecting and thus defending against wormhole attacks, and we present a specific protocol, called TIK, that implements leashes.

Kumar, K. E. Naresh [PG Student, Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, KBNCE, Gulbarga, Karnataka (India); Waheed, Mohd. Abdul [Asst. Professor, Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, KBNCE, Gulbarga, Karnataka (India); Basappa, K. Kari [Professor, Dept of E and CE, Dayanand College of Engineering, Banglore, Karnataka (India)

2010-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

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An International Haze-Monitoring Network for Students  

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The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is an international network of schools in 71 countries that monitors up to 20 environmental parameters. Recently GLOBE added a haze-monitoring program to its ...

Forrest M. Mims III

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cognitive radio sensor networks: Smart communication for smart gridsA case study of Pakistan  

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Abstract A smart grid has recently gained significant attention as it is an important direction of power system advancement. The integration of renewable energy (RE) resources to the power system and the reduction of energy losses need an efficient and low-cost communication infrastructure. Cognitive radio sensor networks (CRSN) can be integrated in a smart grid to meet these challenges. CRSN is a new paradigm of research where the best of wireless sensor networks (WSN) and cognitive radios (CR) is combined. The sensor networks monitor a physical parameter and the measures value is transmitted using the cognitive radio. Thus, CRSN can be used for realizing the sensing and communication part in a smart grid network. In this paper, a smart grid network is proposed using CRSN for implementing it in the remote areas of Pakistan. The service coverage map is taken from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) website that regulates the spectrum band in Pakistan. This can be used in developing countries to realize a cost effective smart grid for integrating the renewable resources and for reducing energy losses.

Zeeshan Ali Khan; Yasir Faheem

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of Artificial Neural Network Modeling to the Analysis of the Automated Radioxenon Sampler-Analyzer State Of Health Sensors OF HEALTH SENSORS  

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The Automated Radioxenon Analyzer/Sampler (ARSA) is a radioxenon gas collection and analysis system operating autonomously under computer control. The ARSA systems are deployed as part of an international network of sensors, with individual stations feeding radioxenon concentration data to a central data center. Because the ARSA instrument is complex and is often deployed in remote areas, it requires constant self-monitoring to verify that it is operating according to specifications. System performance monitoring is accomplished by over 200 internal sensors, with some values reported to the data center. Several sensors are designated as safety sensors that can automatically shut down the ARSA when unsafe conditions arise. In this case, the data center is advised of the shutdown and the cause, so that repairs may be initiated. The other sensors, called state of health (SOH) sensors, also provide valuable information on the functioning of the ARSA and are particularly useful for detecting impending malfunctions before they occur to avoid unscheduled shutdowns. Any of the sensor readings can be displayed by an ARSA Data Viewer, but interpretation of the data is difficult without specialized technical knowledge not routinely available at the data center. Therefore it would be advantageous to have sensor data automatically evaluated for the precursors of malfunctions and the results transmitted to the data center. Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) are a class of data analysis methods that have shown wide application to monitoring systems with large numbers of information inputs, such as the ARSA. In this work supervised and unsupervised ANN methods were applied to ARSA SOH data recording during normal operation of the instrument, and the ability of ANN methods to predict system state is presented.

Hayes, James C.; Doctor, Pam G.; Heimbigner, Tom R.; Hubbard, Charles W.; Kangas, Lars J.; Keller, Paul E.; McIntyre, Justin I.; Schrom, Brian T.; Suarez, Reynold

2006-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-layer Genetic Algorithm for Maximum Disjoint Reliable Set Covers Problem in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Densely deployment of sensors is generally employed in wireless sensor networks to ensure complete target coverage for a long period of time. Many sensors scheduling techniques have been recently proposed for pro...

Mayyadah F. Abdulhalim; Baraa A. Attea

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Achieving Comfort and Saving Energy with Sensor Networks in Buildings  

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Achieving Comfort and Saving Energy with Sensor Networks in Buildings Achieving Comfort and Saving Energy with Sensor Networks in Buildings Speaker(s): Danni Wang Date: July 7, 2005 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 One of the fundamental objectives of an HVAC (heating, ventilation, air-conditioning) system is to create comfortable environments for occupants. The rule of thumb in building operation is the more energy a building consumes, the more comfortable it becomes. Saving energy and achieving comfort seem to conflict with each other. This might be true. However, are there opportunities to achieve both desires? In this talk, I will present a few case studies which demonstrate how we might both achieve comfort and save energy by using sensor networks in buildings. I will first report the latest thermal comfort survey results from around 150 commercial

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Development of Compact Gaseous Sensors with Internal Reference for Monitoring O2 and NOx in Combustion Environments  

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Compact sensors have been developed to allow for real-time monitoring of O2 and NOx during combustion.

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Energy efficient control of polychromatic solid-state lighting using a sensor network  

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Energy efficient control of polychromatic solid-state lighting using a sensor network Matthew in smart lighting, energy efficiency, and ubiquitous sensing, we present the design of polychromatic solid energy. Keywords: Solid state lighting, energy efficiency, sensor networks, optimization, spectral

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Distributed detection and fusion in a large wireless sensor network of random size  

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For a wireless sensor network (WSN) with a random number of sensors, we propose a decision fusion rule that uses the total number of detections reported by local sensors as a statistic for hypothesis testing. We assume that the signal power attenuates ... Keywords: decision fusion, deflection coefficient, distributed detection, wireless sensor networks

Ruixin Niu; Pramod K. Varshney

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Connected K-Coverage Problem in Sensor Networks Zongheng Zhou, Samir Das, Himanshu Gupta  

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energy usage in the network. Energy is spent due to message transmissions among sensor nodes, or due-- In overdeployed sensor networks, one approach to conserve energy is to keep only a small subset of sensors active" by at least K different sensors in M, and the communication graph induced by M is connected. For the above

Das, Samir R.

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Connected K-Coverage Problem in Sensor Networks Zongheng Zhou, Samir Das, Himanshu Gupta  

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energy usage in the network. Energy is spent due to message transmissions among sensor nodes, or due-- In overdeployed sensor networks, one approach to conserve energy is to keep only a small subset of sensors active" by at least different sensors in ¡ , and the communication graph induced by ¡ is connected. For the above

Gupta, Himanshu

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The CitiSense Air Quality Monitoring Mobile Sensor Node Piero Zappi, Elizabeth Bales, Jing Hong Park, William Griswold and Tajana Simuni Rosing  

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conditions than the national ambient air quality standard [1]. Current air pollutant measurement networks. For example, The San Diego Air Pollution Control District (SDAPCD) maintains only five air pollutant samplingThe CitiSense Air Quality Monitoring Mobile Sensor Node Piero Zappi, Elizabeth Bales, Jing Hong

Simunic, Tajana

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Spring 2006 CS 649 1 Sensor Networks  

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requirements vary · Sample-and-collect: can tolerate errors · Scales to large networks? (cf. GDI report [ZG+04

Amir, Yair

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Partial Discharge Location using Unsynchronized Radiometer Network for Condition Monitoring in HV Substations - A Proposed Approach  

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A location estimation system for online Partial Discharge (PD) detection is proposed as a low-cost approach to real-time condition monitoring, asset management and operation optimization in future smart grid. Some early progress in the development of subsystems (specifically the antenna, radiometer device, PD emulator and PD generator) for a proof-of-principle prototype system is described. The proposed PD Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) uses a novel approach to PD location which obviates the need for synchronization between sensors thereby improving scalability.

J M R de Souza Neto (IEEE member); E C T de Macedo; J S da Rocha Neto (IEEE senior member); E G da Costa; S A Bhatti; I A Glover

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Practical Theory of Micro-Solar Power Sensor Networks JAEIN JEONG, Cisco Systems  

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9 A Practical Theory of Micro-Solar Power Sensor Networks JAEIN JEONG, Cisco Systems DAVID CULLER Reference Format: Jeong, J. and Culler, D. 2012. A practical theory of micro-solar power sensor networks planning for micro-solar power sensor networks" in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference

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QoS Considerations in Wireless Sensor Networks for Telemedicine Sunil Kumar b **  

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micro sensor technology (Mobile Sensor Networks for Telemedicine applications -- MSNT) provides Networks, Telemedicine, CAC, QoS, Data Query 1. INTRODUCTION Advances in micro-electro-mechanical systemsQoS Considerations in Wireless Sensor Networks for Telemedicine Fei Hu a * Sunil Kumar b

Kumar, Sunil

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Using Micro-Genetic Algorithms to Improve Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Using Micro-Genetic Algorithms to Improve Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks Vincent Tam methods, micro- genetic algorithms, distance measures. I. INTRODUCTION A wireless sensor network of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Email: {vtam, kycheng, kslui}@eee.hku.hk Abstract-- Wireless sensor networks

Tam, Vincent W. L.

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OASiS: A Service-Oriented Architecture for Ambient-Aware Sensor Networks  

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OASiS: A Service-Oriented Architecture for Ambient-Aware Sensor Networks Xenofon Koutsoukos, Manish of a service-oriented architecture for wireless sensor networks. 1 Introduction Wireless sensor networks (WSNs by multiple clients exercising different functionalities. A service-oriented architecture (SOA) offers

Koutsoukos, Xenofon D.

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Time and Energy Pro ling in Production Sensor Networks with Quanto  

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Time and Energy Pro ling in Production Sensor Networks with Quanto Basil Crow Department to production sensor networks alike. Introduction Energy is a scarce resource in battery-operated embedded [ ]. To make matters worse, the infrastructure for time and energy pro ling in production sensor networks

Fonseca, Rodrigo

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MAC Protocols for optimal information retrieval pattern in sensor networks with mobile access  

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In signal field reconstruction applications of sensor network, the locations where the measurements are retrieved from affect the reconstruction performance. In this paper, we consider the design of medium access control (MAC) protocols in sensor networks ... Keywords: medium access control, sensor networks, signal field reconstruction

Zhiyu Yang; Min Dong; Lang Tong; Brian M. Sadler

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VigilNet: An Integrated Sensor Network System for Energy-Efficient Surveillance  

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.00 #12;Additional Key Words and Phrases: Sensor networks, Energy conservation, Tracking, Wireless 1VigilNet: An Integrated Sensor Network System for Energy-Efficient Surveillance Tian He, Sudha sensor networks, is of great practical importance for the military. Because of the energy constraints

He, Tian

228

The Effect of Neighbor Graph Connectivity on Coverage Redundancy in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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that the network field is covered by these nodes at the desired ratio while the usage of the energy by the sensorThe Effect of Neighbor Graph Connectivity on Coverage Redundancy in Wireless Sensor Networks problems in wireless sensor networks. To reduce the energy consumption that arises when the high number

Varela, Carlos

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Delay-Tolerant Data Gathering in Energy Harvesting Sensor Networks With a Mobile Sink  

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Delay-Tolerant Data Gathering in Energy Harvesting Sensor Networks With a Mobile Sink Xiaojiang Ren collection in an energy harvesting sensor network with a mobile sink, where a mobile sink travels along, this is the first kind of work of data collection for energy harvesting sensor networks with mobile sinks. I

Liang, Weifa

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Modeling and Analysis of Energy Harvesting Nodes in Body Sensor Networks  

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Modeling and Analysis of Energy Harvesting Nodes in Body Sensor Networks Alireza Seyedi Department@ecse.rpi.edu Abstract--A Markov based unified model for an energy har- vesting node in a body sensor network. The results provide insight into the performance of energy harvesting nodes in a body sensor network as well

Sikdar, Biplab

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Deployment Alternatives for Performance Debugging in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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of accuracy in the available representation of network status. As well as the energy saving associated with , both bandwidth and energy are at a premium. The common performance monitoring approach of frequently in the network. Carrying out this analysis on the node's themselves rather than at the sink allows us to reduce

Sreenan, Cormac J.

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Maximizing Network Lifetime Via 3G Gateway Assignment in Dual-Radio Sensor Networks  

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- ments, such as temperature, humidity, wind, solar radiation, etc. [3]. Sensor nodes are typically are no longer applicable. Rather, a third party network, e.g., FDDI, ISDN, or VPN, is to be leased

California at Berkeley, University of

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Ferry-Based Linear Wireless Sensor Networks Imad Jawhar1  

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. INTRODUCTION Constant and important advancements in wireless sensor technology have led to the design of small devices can form a "thin" or "thick" line, consisting of a cross section containing one or more This work for LSNs. Such applications include: (1) Oil, gas, and water pipeline monitoring; (2) Railroad

Wu, Jie

234

Performance monitoring in transparent optical networks using self-monitoring  

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the capital expenditure (CAPEX) and the operating expenditure (OPEX) of the network while enhancing its

Kolner, Brian H.

235

A situational awareness framework for securing the smart grid using monitoring sensors and threat models  

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Security, access control and risk mitigation in the smart grid are matters of great impact for this important sector of the critical infrastructure. Situational awareness requires a means of aggregating information and presenting that information in a manner conducive to assessing risk. While major components of the electric power grid were traditionally deployed in physically isolated networks, they are now utilising IP-based, open, interconnected networks to transmit and manage the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) messages. Unfortunately, SCADA protocols used for communications and the systems that implement those protocols were not originally designed with security in mind. Therefore, in order to enhance security and detect potential malicious behaviour, smart grid operators need detailed and accurate information about the status, integrity, configuration and network topology of SCADA devices as well as information about any threats that may impact the grid. This paper describes a comprehensive framework that provides situational awareness (SA) for SCADA devices and their operations in a smart grid environment. Situational awareness is achieved by processing information collected by monitoring sensors and understanding threats that may affect operations. The proposed framework employs a threat modelling methodology to support this mission.

Anastasia Mavridou; Victor Zhou; Jerald Dawkins; Mauricio Papa

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sensors, Controls, and Transactional Network | Department of...  

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transactions between networked building systems (like rooftop units) and the electric power grid using software applications on the platform or in the Cloud. The...

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Monitor and control of cockroach locomotion with piezoelectric sensors  

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by employing noninvasive piezoelectric sensors and presenting a conceptual method of locomotion control. To do so, polyvinylidene fluoride thin sheets are used as bending sensors at the joints of a cockroachs legs. Approaches include development of polymeric...

Cooper, Rodrigo Alejandro

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Minimizing Energy Consumption in Body Sensor Networks via Convex Optimization  

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Minimizing Energy Consumption in Body Sensor Networks via Convex Optimization Sidharth Nabar energy consumption while limiting the latency in data transfer. In this paper, we focus on polling energy consumption and latency. We show that this problem can be posed as a geometric program, which

Poovendran, Radha

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Short-Term Solar Energy Forecasting Using Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Short-Term Solar Energy Forecasting Using Wireless Sensor Networks Stefan Achleitner, Tao Liu an advantage for output power prediction. Solar Energy Prediction System Our prediction model is based variability of more then 100 kW per minute. For practical usage of solar energy, predicting times of high

Cerpa, Alberto E.

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Energy Efficient Intrusion Detection in Camera Sensor Networks  

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Energy Efficient Intrusion Detection in Camera Sensor Networks Primoz Skraba1 and Leonidas Guibas2 1 Department of Electrical Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 primoz@stanford.edu 2 such paths is intractable, since there is generally an infinite number of potential paths. Using a geometric

Guibas, Leonidas J.

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Poster: environment-adaptive clock calibration for wireless sensor networks  

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In this paper, we propose a novel clock calibration approach, which addresses two key challenges for clock calibration in Wireless Sensor Networks: excessive communication overhead and the trade-off between accuracy and cost. To achieve this, our approach ... Keywords: clock calibration, environment adaptive, wsns

Meng Jin; Dingyi Fang; Xiaojiang Chen; Zhe Yang; Chen Liu; Dan Xu; Xiaoyan Yin

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar-aware Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Solar-aware Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks Thiemo Voigt, Hartmut Ritter and Jochen Schiller energy sources such as solar power may provide unlimited energy resources to a changing subset these nodes is appealing. In this paper, we present solar-aware routing, a rout- ing protocol for wireless

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Policy-based Management of Body-Sensor Networks  

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Keoh,S. Twidle,K. Pryce,N. Schaeffer-Filho,A. Lupu,E. Dulay,N. Sloman,M. Heeps,S. Strowes,S. Sventek,J.S. Katsiri,E. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, Aachen, Germany, March 2007

Keoh, S.; Twidle, K.; Pryce, N.; Schaeffer-Filho, A.; Lupu, E.; Dulay, N.; Sloman, M.; Heeps, S.

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Fusion Frames and Wireless Sensor Networks Gitta Kutyniok  

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Fusion Frames and Wireless Sensor Networks Gitta Kutyniok Institut f¨ur Mathematik Technische Universit¨at Berlin 10623 Berlin Germany Email: kutyniok@math.tu-berlin.de Abstract--Fusion frames provide science, information theory, and signal processing, to name a few. Fusion frames extend this notion

Kutyniok, Gitta

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VEHICLE TRACKING USING MOBILE WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS DURING DYNAMIC LOAD  

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and put into service, engineers lack cost-effective methods for measuring the actual loads imposedVEHICLE TRACKING USING MOBILE WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS DURING DYNAMIC LOAD TESTING OF HIGHWAY in the understanding of vehicle-bridge interactions. Direct measurement of the complex coupling that naturally exists

Lynch, Jerome P.

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Minimum-Hot-Spot Query Trees for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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an energy- efficient query routing tree. (a) Energy harvesting for battery- less nodes for the (b) Voltree to the querying node. Energy-efficient query routing trees are needed in a plethora of systems such as PeopleMinimum-Hot-Spot Query Trees for Wireless Sensor Networks Georgios Chatzimilioudis Dept

Zeinalipour, Demetris

247

Optimizing Tree Reconfiguration for Mobile Target Tracking in Sensor Networks  

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nodes in the tree may become faraway from the root of the tree, and hence a large amount of energy mayOptimizing Tree Reconfiguration for Mobile Target Tracking in Sensor Networks Wensheng Zhang and then the collaboration among them becomes an important issue. In [1], a tree-based approach has been proposed

Zhang, Wensheng

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Tethys: A Distributed Algorithm for Intelligent Aggregation in Sensor Networks  

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energy than a naive, shortest-path tree due to the increased computation energy cost for performing.uiuc.edu, harris@dei.unipd.it, rhk@cs.uiuc.edu Abstract-- One key issue in wireless sensor networks is energy efficiency. Aggregation techniques attempt to minimize the energy expended in communication by processing

Kravets, Robin

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Saving Energy by Adjusting Transmission Power in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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and communication areas. Energy-efficient communication is an important issue in WSNs because of the limited power distributed algorithms to reduce communication energy consumption in WSNs by minimizing the total transmissionSaving Energy by Adjusting Transmission Power in Wireless Sensor Networks Xiao Chen Department

Rowe, Neil C.

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Backcasting: A New Approach to Energy Conservation in Sensor Networks  

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, Backcasting can reduce the energy consumption by roughly a factor of 10 while providing the same accuracy-00-1-0390 #12;but high densities also place heavy demands on bandwidth and energy consumption for communicationBackcasting: A New Approach to Energy Conservation in Sensor Networks Rebecca Willett1 , Aline

Willett, Rebecca

251

Interaction Patterns for Resilient Intermittently-Connected Static Sensor Networks  

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a significant percentage of time in low energy consumption (sleep) mode [1]. Depending on the "depth. CONTEXT AND PROBLEM DEFINITION A. Energy constraints and intermittent connectivity The lifespan of a sensor network is typically determined by the amount of available energy in the nodes and the rate

Bartos, Radim

252

Medical and Home automation Sensor Networks for Senior Citizens Telehomecare  

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Medical and Home automation Sensor Networks for Senior Citizens Telehomecare Shahram Nourizadeh1, 2 Healthcare, Smart Home, Distributed health record, Actimetry, Fuzzy logic, Home automation I. INTRODUCTION.Deroussent}@medetic.com Abstract- This paper presents a home Tele-healthcare system for the senior citizens. The system uses home

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Utility-based Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Utility-based Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks Xiaoguang Li and Jie Wu Department of Computer the existing utility-based routing protocols for WSNs. We put them into sev- eral categories according to their utility properties, such as delay, cost, and packet delivery ratio. In addition, we will also cover

Wu, Jie

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Predictive Protocol Management with Contingency Planning for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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on enabling sensor and actuator connectivity without the use of wires. Energy consumption among the wireless of the WSN operational mode in order to optimize the energy utilization based on the time varying characteristics of the Radio-Frequency (RF) in which the network operates. I. INTRODUCTION Energy efficiency

Raja, Anita

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Distributed, Adaptive Algorithm for Deployment of Nonholonomic Sensor Networks  

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-wise continuous light distribution function. I. INTRODUCTION The problem of controlling networked robots has, manipulation in hazardous environments [1], ex- ploration, rescue missions, automatic surveillance [2] over a group of mobile sensors to solve a facility location problem [11] by using centroidal Voronoi

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Variable Radii Connected Sensor Cover in Sensor Networks Zongheng Zhou, Samir Das, Himanshu Gupta  

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minimizing energy usage in the network. En- ergy is spent due to message transmissions by the radio interface a connected communication graph, so that they can autonomously respond to application queries and/or tasks is fixed. In this article, we address the problem of selecting a minimum energy-cost connected sensor cover

Gupta, Himanshu

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Demo Abstract: A Storage-centric Camera Sensor Network Gaurav Mathur, Paul Chukiu, Peter Desnoyers, Deepak Ganesan, Prashant Shenoy  

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-centric sensor networks using an instance of a storage-centric camera sensor network that is more energy-efficient from the sensor as required. The use of high-capacity energy-efficient flash storage at the sensor-time of the battery and consequently, the life of the storage-centric camera sensor network. Categories and Subject

Shenoy, Prashant

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1st Workshop on Dependability Issues in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks and Sensor Networks (DIWANS'04), Florence, Italy, Fault Tolerant Communication Topologies for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks  

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1st Workshop on Dependability Issues in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks and Sensor Networks (DIWANS'04), Florence, Italy, June 2004 Fault Tolerant Communication Topologies for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks Bernd, distributed algorithms, failure locality 1 Introduction Wireless sensor networks, mobile ad hoc networks

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Spring 2006 CS 649 1 Sensor Networks  

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density deployment · Energy constraints · Power usage · Classification of algorithms · Examples >> sensor range) #12;Energy Constraints Spring 2006 CS 649 4 · Not always possible to do additional deployment (e.g. emergency services). · Untethered operation due to lack of infrastructure precludes the use

Amir, Yair

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A retrot current sensor for non-intrusive power monitoring at the circuit breaker  

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This thesis presents a new sensor for power monitoring that measures current flow in a circuit breaker without permanent modification of the breaker panel or the circuit breaker itself. At the breaker panel, an inductive ...

Vickery, Daniel Robert

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract--With recent technological advances in smart sensor platforms, structural condition monitoring  

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Abstract--With recent technological advances in smart sensor platforms, structural condition and robust structural health monitoring (SHM) systems. With recent technological advances in wireless be relaxed with this approach, without sacrificing accuracy in the results. I. INTRODUCTION Recent

Lu, Chenyang

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Fiber Optic Evanescent Field Sensor for Hydrocarbon Monitoring in Air and Water applying UV Absorption  

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A fiber optic sensor for the monitoring of organic pollutants in air and water is presented. The UV absorption spectra of hydrocarbon soluble in special polymer fiber claddings are...

Schwotzer, G; Latka, I; Lehmann, H; Willsch, R

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Ferry-Based Linear Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Applications of WSNsApplications of WSNs Applications for WSNs: · Weather monitoring · Security and tactical pipelines. Desalinated water. Saudi Arabia: 3,800 Km. Oil, Gas, and Water Pipeline UseOil, Gas, and Water

Wu, Jie

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Online social network sensors for influenza outbreaks  

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Previous research has shown strong correlations between postings on the online social network Twitter where users complain of influenza-like symptoms, and clinical data on actual influenza rates. In addition, previous ...

Everett, Katie Elizabeth

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Big Savings for Texas City with Energy Monitoring Sensors | Department of  

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Savings for Texas City with Energy Monitoring Sensors Savings for Texas City with Energy Monitoring Sensors Big Savings for Texas City with Energy Monitoring Sensors August 19, 2010 - 5:00pm Addthis Captured data from the monitoring system at the public library shows that energy usage was highest at 10:30a.m., a time when a number of patrons in the library would be using computers and lighting. | Photo courtesy of Texas Institute for Sustainable Technology Research Captured data from the monitoring system at the public library shows that energy usage was highest at 10:30a.m., a time when a number of patrons in the library would be using computers and lighting. | Photo courtesy of Texas Institute for Sustainable Technology Research Lindsay Gsell What does this mean for me? 7 public buildings in Richardson to utilize real-time energy

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A novel MAC scheduler to minimize the energy consumption in a Wireless Sensor Network  

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The rising success of the Internet of Things has led the Wireless Sensor Networks to play an important role in many fields, ranging from military to civilian applications. However, since sensor nodes are battery powered, communication protocols and applications ... Keywords: Duty cycle, Energy saving, MAC scheduler, Performance evaluation, Wireless Sensor Network

Luca Anchora; Antonio Capone; Vincenzo Mighali; Luigi Patrono; Francesco Simone

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An adaptive approach to space-based picosatellite sensor networks Tughrul Arslan*a  

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hoc sensor networks, MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) devices, low-power electronics, adaptiveAn adaptive approach to space-based picosatellite sensor networks Tughrul Arslan*a , Erfu Yanga operating systems, micro-spacecrafts, and micro-sensors have enabled the design and development of a high

Arslan, Tughrul

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The integration of ad hoc sensor and cellular networks for multi-class data transmission  

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The integration of ad hoc sensor and cellular networks for multi-class data transmission Fei Hu a. On the other hand, large-scale Ad hoc Sensor Networks (ASN), when deployed among mobile patients who may carry different kinds of micro-sensors to measure ECG, blood pressure, basal temperature or other physiological

Kumar, Sunil

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An Energy-Efficient Communication Scheme in Wireless Cable Sensor Networks  

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An Energy-Efficient Communication Scheme in Wireless Cable Sensor Networks Xiao Chen Department of Computer Science U. S. Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, CA 93943 ncrowe@nps.edu Abstract and communication. Like wireless sensor networks with point sensors, energy-efficient communication is still

Rowe, Neil C.

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Wireless Sensor Networks Powered by Ambient Energy Harvesting (WSN-HEAP) Survey and  

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Wireless Sensor Networks Powered by Ambient Energy Harvesting (WSN-HEAP) ­ Survey and Challenges networks (WSNs) research has pre- dominantly assumed the use of a portable and limited energy source, viz. batteries, to power sensors. Without energy, a sensor is essentially useless and cannot contribute

Shihada, Basem

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Automated Sensor Networks to Advance Ocean Science  

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satellite telecom- munications. A regional cabled observa- tory will "wire" a single region in the north- eastern Pacific Ocean with a high-speed optical and power grid. The coastal com- ponent will expand ocean- observing network in the Mid-Atlantic Bight waters (MAB, spanning offshore regions from

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E-Print Network 3.0 - air monitoring network Sample Search Results  

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Trent University Environmental and Resource Studies Program Summary: Chemistry 2 Sep. 22 Air Pollution Overview The Atmosphere Air Quality Monitoring Networks 1 3 Sep. 29... at...

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I3WSN: Industrial Intelligent Wireless Sensor Networks for indoor environments  

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Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) technologies have been successfully applied to a great variety of outdoor scenarios but, in practical terms, little effort has been applied for indoor environments, and even less in the field of industrial applications. This ... Keywords: Indoor environments, Industrial environments, Industrial safety, Sensor Observation Service (SOS), Sensor Web Enablement (SWE), Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs)

Pablo Gimnez; Benjamn Molina; Jaime Calvo-Gallego; Manuel Esteve; Carlos E. Palau

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wide area network monitoring system for HEP experiments at Fermilab  

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Large, distributed High Energy Physics (HEP) collaborations, such as D0, CDF and US-CMS, depend on stable and robust network paths between major world research centers. The evolving emphasis on data and compute Grids increases the reliance on network performance. Fermilab's experimental groups and network support personnel identified a critical need for WAN monitoring to ensure the quality and efficient utilization of such network paths. This has led to the development of the Network Monitoring system we will present in this paper. The system evolved from the IEPM-BW project, started at SLAC three years ago. At Fermilab this system has developed into a fully functional infrastructure with bi-directional active network probes and path characterizations. It is based on the Iperf achievable throughput tool, Ping and Synack to test ICMP/TCP connectivity. It uses Pipechar and Traceroute to test, compare and report hop-by-hop network path characterization. It also measures real file transfer performance by BBFTP and GridFTP. The Monitoring system has an extensive web-interface and all the data is available through standalone SOAP web services or by a MonaLISA client. Also in this paper we will present a case study of network path asymmetry and abnormal performance between FNAL and SDSC, which was discovered and resolved by utilizing the Network Monitoring system.

Grigoriev, Maxim; /Fermilab; Cottrell, Les; Logg, Connie; /SLAC

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sensor Relocation with Mobile Sensors:Sensor Relocation with Mobile Sensors: Design,Design,  

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Sensor Relocation with Mobile Sensors:Sensor Relocation with Mobile Sensors: Design of Freiburg #12;OverviewOverview · Sensor networks · mobile sensor · mobile robot · Mote · sensor relocation #12;Sensor networks · A wirless network . · Set of sensors. · Static Mote #12;Mobile sensor networks

Schindelhauer, Christian

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Scientific Solutions (TRL 5 6 Component)- Underwater Active Acoustic Monitoring Network for Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy  

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Scientific Solutions (TRL 5 6 Component) - Underwater Active Acoustic Monitoring Network for Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy

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Application and state of development for remote chemical sensors in environmental monitoring: A literature review  

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A study was performed on chemical sensor technology currently available and under development. The information was compiled into a format wherein information on the sensors is listed in a comparable manner. An introductory section is provided to illustrate the regulatory environment in which such sensor technology will be used. This information should allow corporations or federal agencies ready access to useful information for the potential licensing of sensor technology for commercial development or specific environmental monitoring operations. Although every attempt was made to identify as many chemical sensors as possible, we recognize that some may be missed inadvertently. The accuracy of the information provided by the various sources regarding the state of development for the various sensors was not verified. Judgments or opinions regarding the actual state of development or utility of these devices are not included in this report. However, we feel that this report accurately reflects the state of the art at the present time.

Schabron, J.F.; Niss, N.D.; Hart, B.K.

1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application and state of development for remote chemical sensors in environmental monitoring: A literature review  

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A study was performed on chemical sensor technology currently available and under development. The information was compiled into a format wherein information on the sensors is listed in a comparable manner. As introductory section is provided to illustrate the regulatory environment in which such sensor technology will be used. This information should allow corporations or federal agencies ready access to useful information for the potential licensing of sensor technology for commercial development or specific environmental monitoring operations. Although every attempt was made to identify as many chemical sensors as possible, we recognize that some may be missed inadvertently. The accuracy of the information provided by the various sources regarding the state of development for the various sensors was not verified. Judgments or opinions regarding the actual state of development or utility of these devices are not included in this report. However, we feel that this report accurately reflects the state of the art at the present time.

Schabron, J.F.; Niss, N.D.; Hart, B.K.

1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - array geo-heat-flow sensor Sample Search...  

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State University University Park, PA 16802-6106 wlee@cse.psu.edu 1 Mobile Sensor... Networks With the advent of low-power micro-sensors, actuators, embedded processors, and...

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-MAC: An Energy-Efficient Medium Access Control for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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-MAC: An Energy-Efficient Medium Access Control for Wireless Sensor Networks Andre Barroso, Utz: ¡ a.barroso u.roedig c.sreenan¢ @cs.ucc.ie Abstract-- For the long-term deployment of wireless sensor

Roedig, Utz

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Distributed target tracking and boundary estimation in wireless sensor networks  

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We study the problem of target tracking and boundary detection of a substance diffusing from a mobile source using a wireless sensor network. We present a Prediction-based Mobility Adaptive Tracking (P-MAT algorithm to study the tradeoff among energy, accuracy of tracking, coverage and boundary estimation. P-MAT minimises overall energy consumption by incorporating adaptivity in two forms: (1) the size of the active region and (2) modulation of the sampling rate. It uses adaptive Kalman filtering to predict the target's future location and velocity. The predicted target location determines a set of sensors surrounding that location to be activated known as the active region. Sensors in the active region are responsible for target tracking and boundary detection. In this article, we include dynamic boundary estimation. Boundary estimation in many situations can be performed efficiently using a subset of nodes within the vicinity of the phenomenon. This subset of nodes in our algorithm is the set of nodes in the active region. As the substance spreads, sensors in the active region determine if additional sensors outside of the active region are needed to enclose the boundary. Results from simulation experiments show that P-MAT can perform both tracking and boundary.

Jennifer Yick; Biswanath Mukherjee; Dipak Ghosal

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Not all wireless sensor networks are created equal: A comparative study on tunnels  

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Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are envisioned for a number of application scenarios. Nevertheless, the few in-the-field experiences typically focus on the features of a specific system, and rarely report about the characteristics of the target environment, ... Keywords: Wireless sensor networks, link quality, low-power wireless communications, network topologies, topology characterization, tunnel environment

Luca Mottola; Gian Pietro Picco; Matteo Ceriotti; ?tefan Gun?; Amy L. Murphy

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stochastic Sensor Scheduling with Application to Networked Control Farhad Farokhi and Karl H. Johansson  

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Stochastic Sensor Scheduling with Application to Networked Control Farhad Farokhi and Karl H. Johansson Abstract-- We consider stochastic sensor scheduling with application to networked control systems) among the control loops. We apply this scheduling policy to a networked control system composed

Johansson, Karl Henrik

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Deployment algorithms and indoor experimental vehicles for studying mobile wireless sensor networks  

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Wireless communication has been traditionally used in robotics to transmit sensory and telemetry information between a robot and a base station. Because research in mobile robotics has typically focused on navigation, mapping and sensor fusion, network ... Keywords: adaptive sampling, discrete event controllers, mobile WSNs, mobile robots, potential fields, robot navigation, robotic deployment, wireless networks, wireless sensor networks

Dan O. Popa; Muhammad F. Mysorewala; Frank L. Lewis

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Energy-Efficient Multiple Routing Trees for Aggregate Query Evaluation in Sensor Networks  

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Energy-Efficient Multiple Routing Trees for Aggregate Query Evaluation in Sensor Networks Yuzhen is of paramount importance. Energy-efficient routing trees built for in-network pro- cessing play a central role multiple routing trees in sensor networks for the evaluation of a class of aggre- gate queries including

Liang, Weifa

286

Flash Flooding: Exploiting the Capture Effect for Rapid Flooding in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Flash Flooding: Exploiting the Capture Effect for Rapid Flooding in Wireless Sensor Networks,whitehouse}@cs.virginia.edu Abstract--We present the Flash flooding protocol for rapid network flooding in wireless sensor networks. Traditional flooding protocols can be very slow because of neighborhood contention: nodes cannot propagate

Whitehouse, Kamin

287

Requirements and architecture design principles for a smart city experiment with sensor and social networks integration  

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Smart city infrastructures offer unique testbeds ground for innovative experimentation and services offering. Sensors networks in cities with integrated social networks activities can improve people-centric services, while improving infrastructures setting. ... Keywords: collective aware applications, sensors data management, smart city, social networks mining

Christos Samaras; Athena Vakali; Maria Giatsoglou; Despoina Chatzakou; Lefteris Angelis

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synchronous Ultra-Wide Band Wireless Sensors Networks for oil and gas exploration  

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Synchronous Ultra-Wide Band Wireless Sensors Networks for oil and gas exploration Stefano Savazzi1 of new oil and gas reservoir. Seismic exploration requires a large number (500 ÷ 2000 nodes, MAC and network layer to develop wireless sensors networks tailored for oil (and gas) exploration

Savazzi, Stefano

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A Content-Based Networking Protocol For Sensor Networks  

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of Colorado Boulder, Colorado 80309-0430 USA {hallcp,carzanig,rosenj,alw}@cs.colorado.edu University-layer communication service. There is no multi-hop network service such as unicast, multicast, anycast, or flooding

Wolf, Alexander L.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - acoustic sensor development Sample Search...  

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12.716123 Summary: of health monitoring technologies have resulted in development of micro-dimensional sensors that can... -reinforced polymers. Notwithstanding the...

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Actinide Ion Sensor For Pyroprocess Monitoring - Energy Innovation...  

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created a novel method and apparatus for monitoring plutonium concentration during pyroprocessing to ensure that the refining process is efficient at collecting actinides. Unlike...

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Wireless, automated monitoring for potential landslide hazards  

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This thesis describes research efforts toward the development of a wireless sensor node, which can be employed in durable and expandable wireless sensor networks for remote monitoring of soil conditions in areas conducive to slope stability failures...

Garich, Evan Andrew

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - array image sensor Sample Search Results  

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London Collection: Engineering 5 New Communication Paradigms for Very Large Scale Sensor networks: Virtual Radar Imaging and Distributed Beamforming Summary: New Communication...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - ad hoc sensor Sample Search Results  

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Engineering ; Computer Technologies and Information Sciences 60 A Taxonomy of Wireless Micro-Sensor Network Models Sameer Tilak Summary: to configure, maintain and optimize...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - automotive vehicle sensors Sample Search...  

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mission-critical tasks, automotive CPSes pose stringent requirements... automotive sensor networks. In IEEE ... Source: Zhang, Hongwei - Department of Computer Science, Wayne State...

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Maintenance Awareness in Wireless Sensor Networks Andre Barroso, Utz Roedig and Cormac J. Sreenan  

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Maintenance Awareness in Wireless Sensor Networks Andre Barroso, Utz Roedig and Cormac J. Sreenan Mobile & Internet Systems Laboratory (MISL), University College Cork, Ireland Email: {a.barroso, u

Roedig, Utz

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Maintenance Efficient Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks Andre Barroso, Utz Roedig and Cormac Sreenan  

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Maintenance Efficient Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks Andre Barroso, Utz Roedig and Cormac Sreenan Mobile & Internet Systems Laboratory, University College Cork, Ireland Email: {a.barroso u

Sreenan, Cormac J.

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A Taxonomy of Wireless Micro-Sensor Network Models Sameer Tilak Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh Wendi Heinzelman  

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A Taxonomy of Wireless Micro-Sensor Network Models £ Sameer Tilak Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh Wendi wireless networks. This paper examines this emerging field to clas- sify wireless micro-sensor networks to classify wireless micro-sensor networks. In partic- ular, we classify the aspects of wireless micro

Han, Richard Y.

299

Model-Based Sensor Placement for Component Condition Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis in Fossil Energy Systems  

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Sensor Placement for Sensor Placement for Component Condition Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis in Fossil Energy Systems Background Fossil fuel power plants generate approximately two-thirds of the world's total electricity and are expected to continue this important role in the years ahead. Increasing global energy demands, aging and inefficient power plants, and increasingly stricter emission requirements will require high levels of performance, available capacity, efficiency, and

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On Energy for Progressive and Consensus Estimation in Multihop Sensor Networks  

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energy and power plan- ning, multihop sensor networks, network with routing tree,with routing tree. Using the exact energy model and takingenergy planning algorithm for a progressive estimation method which exploits routing tree

Huang, Yi; Hua, Yingbo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of Network Density on Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks Chalermek Intanagonwiwat  

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message. Energy-wise, opportunistic aggrega- tion on a low-latency tree is not optimal because data may) to improve path sharing for more energy savings. We have implemented this greedy-tree approach in ns-2 and we is essential for wireless sensor networks where energy resources are limited. In a previously proposed data

Heidemann, John

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Performance Control in Wireless Sensor Networks C. J. Sreenan, U. Roedig, J. Brown, C. A. Boano, A. Dunkels, Z. He, T. Voigt, V. Vassiliou, J. Sa Silva  

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control centre to enable it to monitor and control all operations of the refinery. Currently, the vast scenarios within the GALP oil refinery where the system will be deployed and some initial technical insights, a refinery in Portugal, where performance is critical. Network with Deployed Sensor Controlled Performance

Roedig, Utz

303

Uncertainty Quantification Techniques for Sensor Calibration Monitoring in Nuclear Power Plants  

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This report describes the status of ongoing research towards the development of advanced algorithms for online calibration monitoring. The objective of this research is to develop the next generation of online monitoring technologies for sensor calibration interval extension and signal validation in operating and new reactors. These advances are expected to improve the safety and reliability of current and planned nuclear power systems as a result of higher accuracies and increased reliability of sensors used to monitor key parameters. The focus of this report is on documenting the outcomes of the first phase of R&D under this project, which addressed approaches to uncertainty quantification (UQ) in online monitoring that are data-driven, and can therefore adjust estimates of uncertainty as measurement conditions change. Such data-driven approaches to UQ are necessary to address changing plant conditions, for example, as nuclear power plants experience transients, or as next-generation small modular reactors (SMR) operate in load-following conditions.

Ramuhalli, Pradeep [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Lin, Guang [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Crawford, Susan L. [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Konomi, Bledar A. [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Braatz, Brett G. [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Coble, Jamie B. [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Shumaker, Brent [Analysis and Measurement Services Corp., Knoxville, TN (United States); Hashemian, Hash [Analysis and Measurement Services Corp., Knoxville, TN (United States)

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Uncertainty Quantification Techniques for Sensor Calibration Monitoring in Nuclear Power Plants  

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This report describes research towards the development of advanced algorithms for online calibration monitoring. The objective of this research is to develop the next generation of online monitoring technologies for sensor calibration interval extension and signal validation in operating and new reactors. These advances are expected to improve the safety and reliability of current and planned nuclear power systems as a result of higher accuracies and increased reliability of sensors used to monitor key parameters. The focus of this report is on documenting the outcomes of the first phase of R&D under this project, which addressed approaches to uncertainty quantification (UQ) in online monitoring that are data-driven, and can therefore adjust estimates of uncertainty as measurement conditions change. Such data-driven approaches to UQ are necessary to address changing plant conditions, for example, as nuclear power plants experience transients, or as next-generation small modular reactors (SMR) operate in load-following conditions.

Ramuhalli, Pradeep; Lin, Guang; Crawford, Susan L.; Konomi, Bledar A.; Coble, Jamie B.; Shumaker, Brent; Hashemian, Hash

2014-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization, Monitoring, and Sensor Technology Integrated Program (CMST-IP). Technology summary  

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The Characterization, Monitoring, and Sensor Technology Integrated Program seeks to deliver needed technologies, timely and cost-effectively, to the Office of Waste Management (EM-30), the Office of Environmental Restoration (EM-40), and the Office of Facility Transition and Management (EM-60). The scope of characterizations monitoring, and sensor technology needs that are required by those organizations encompass: (1) initial location and characterization of wastes and waste environments - prior to treatment; (2) monitoring of waste retrieval, remediation and treatment processes; (3) characterization of the co-position of final waste treatment forms to evaluate the performance of waste treatments processes; and (4) site closure and compliance monitoring. Wherever possible, the CMST-IP fosters technology transfer and commercialization of technologies that it sponsors.

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440 IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, VOL. 7, NO. 3, MARCH 2007 On-Chip Capacitance Sensing for Cell Monitoring  

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440 IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, VOL. 7, NO. 3, MARCH 2007 On-Chip Capacitance Sensing for Cell Monitoring is an indication of both the interaction between cells and substrate and cell health. The capacitance sensor uses the principle of charge sharing and translates sensed capacitance values to output voltages. The sensor chip has

Maryland at College Park, University of

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Online, In Situ Monitoring of Combustion Turbines Using Wireless, Passive, Ceramic Sensors  

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Online, In Situ Monitoring of Combustion Online, In Situ Monitoring of Combustion Turbines Using Wireless, Passive, Ceramic Sensors Description The United States Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is committed to strengthening America's energy security. Central to this mission is to increase the percentage of domestic fuels used to provide for the Nation's energy needs. To this end, DOE-NETL is supporting projects to develop technologies that will improve the efficiency, cost, and environmental performance

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CWSC: Connected k-coverage working sets construction algorithm in wireless sensor networks  

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Abstract One of the most important issues for wireless sensor networks is to get a long network lifetime without affecting either communication connectivity or sensing coverage. Many sensors that are deployed randomly in a dense sensor network in a redundant way waste a lot of energy. One effective way to save energy is to let only a subset of sensors work at any given time. In this paper, we mainly consider such a problem. Selecting the minimum number of connected sensor nodes that can provide k-coverage (k?1), i.e., selecting a subset S of working sensors, such that almost every point in the sensing region can be covered by at least k sensors and the sensors in S can form a connected communication subgraph. We propose a connected k-coverage working sets construction algorithm (CWSC) based on Euclidean distance to k-cover the sensing region while minimizing the number of working sensors. CWSC can produce different coverage degrees according to different applications, which can enhance the flexibility of the sensor network. Simulation results show that the proposed algorithm, which can conserve energy and prolong the lifetime of the sensor network, is better than the previous algorithms.

Jiguo Yu; Xiu Deng; Dongxiao Yu; Guanghui Wang; Xin Gu

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamic Aggregation Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks Adel Mounir Said1  

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that deliver sensor data in an energy-efficient way to the sink. One of those techniques, it gathers sensors ­ NTI, Cairo, Egypt 2 RS2M Department, Telcom SudParis, Evry, France amounir@nti.sci.eg, awilliam Aggregation Protocol (DAP) to reduce the energy consumption in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), which prolongs

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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An Optimal Energy Allocation Algorithm for Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks  

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. Traditionally, a sensor node is mainly powered by a non-rechargeable battery, which has a limited energy storage by enabling the wireless sensor nodes to replenish energy from ambient sources, such as solar, windAn Optimal Energy Allocation Algorithm for Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks Shaobo Mao

Wong, Vincent

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Efficient Application Integration in IP-Based Sensor Networks Dogan Yazar, Adam Dunkels  

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fields of energy management for homes, offices, and the smart grid. Many existing sensor network deploy evaluation of our system and show that Web services are a viable mechanism for use in low-power sensor Protocols]: Applications General Terms Design, Experimentation, Measurement, Performance Keywords Sensor

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Outage Detection in Power Distribution Networks with Optimally-Deployed Power Flow Sensors  

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Outage Detection in Power Distribution Networks with Optimally-Deployed Power Flow Sensors Yue Zhao deployed real-time power flow sensors and that of load estimates via Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI within each subtree only the sensors at its root and on its boundary are used. Outage detection

Zhao, Yue

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Biologically-Inspired Adaptive Data Aggregation for Multi-Modal Wireless Sensor Networks  

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that BiSNET allows sensor nodes to autonomously adapt their duty cycle intervals for power efficiency. Introduction Multi-modal wireless sensor networks (MWSNs) face several challenges1 . The first challenge is autonomy. Since sensor nodes can be deployed in an unattended area (e.g., forest and ocean) or physically

Suzuki, Jun

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Energy Efficiency of MIMO Transmission Strategies in Wireless Sensor Networks Huaiyu Dai, Liang Xiao, and Quan Zhou  

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Energy Efficiency of MIMO Transmission Strategies in Wireless Sensor Networks Huaiyu Dai, Liang in the link adaptation study. Keywords: Cooperative MIMO, Energy Efficiency, MIMO Transmission, Mobile Agent, Sensor Network, Spectral Efficiency, Virtual MIMO, Wideband Regime. #12;Energy Efficiency of MIMO

Dai, Huaiyu

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Structural and environmental monitoring of tracker and vertex systems using Fiber Optic Sensors  

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Fibre optic sensors (FOS) are an established technique for environmental and deformation monitoring in several areas like civil engineering, aerospace, and energy. Their immunity to electromagnetic and magnetic fields and nuclear environments, its small size, multiplexing capability and the possibility to be embedded make them an attractive technology for the structural and environmental monitoring of collider particle physics experiments. Between all the possible Fibre Optic sensors FBGs (Fiber Bragg Grating) seems to be the best solution for HEP applications. The first step was to characterize FBG sensors for it use in High Energy Physics environment. During last two years we have checked the resistance of the Fibre Bragg Grating sensors to radiation. Two irradiation campaigns with protons have been done at CNA (Centro Nacional de Aceleradores). In the near future these sensors are being planned to be used in detectors (the closest one Belle II.). Several work on integration issues in Belle II PXD-SVD, and checking for environmental and deformation monitoring in the detectors inner part has been done.

David Moya; Ivn Vila

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design and Analysis of Micro-Solar Power Systems for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Design and Analysis of Micro-Solar Power Systems for Wireless Sensor Networks Jaein Jeong, Xiaofan,fxjiang,culler}@eecs.berkeley.edu Abstract-- Wireless Sensor Networks are fundamentally limited by their energy storage resources and the power they obtain from their environment. Several micro-solar powered designs have been developed

Culler, David E.

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Design and Analysis of Micro-Solar Power Systems for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Design and Analysis of Micro-Solar Power Systems for Wireless Sensor Networks Jaein Jeong Xiaofan or to redistribute to lists, requires prior specific permission. #12;Design and Analysis of Micro-Solar Power Systems for Wireless Sensor Networks Jaein Jeong, Xiaofan Jiang and David Culler EECS Department, University

California at Berkeley, University of

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Routing Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks Abbas Jamalipour, PhD; Fellow IEEE, Fellow IEAust  

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Routing Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks Abbas Jamalipour, PhD; Fellow IEEE, Fellow IEAust and micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) are influencing the progression towards the smart dust era, industrial and home automation wireless sensor networks (WSN) will have a significant impact. Accordingly

319

Localization in Ad Hoc and Sensor Wireless Networks with Bounded Errors  

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region can be found with a mean error of one foot and a two-foot error bound. Keywords: Localization, error bound, sensor network, position, distance estimates 1 Introduction Advancements in low-power of a networked sensor include: (1) small physical size, (2) low power consumption, (3) limited processing power

Terwilliger, Mark

320

A Study on the Use of Wireless Sensor Networks in a Retail Store  

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A Study on the Use of Wireless Sensor Networks in a Retail Store Dawud Gordon, Michael Beigl wireless sensor network technology in retail stores. The study was carried out in several steps. · First a retail store application. Here we collected experiences about the problems in the application

Beigl, Michael

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Energy Efficient Transmission Strategies for Body Sensor Networks with Energy Harvesting  

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Energy Efficient Transmission Strategies for Body Sensor Networks with Energy Harvesting Alireza for Body Sensor Networks (BSNs) with energy harvesting capabilities. It is assumed that two transmission tracking [4]. One major hurdle for the wide adoption of the BSN technology is the energy supply [11

Sikdar, Biplab

322

Utilizing Solar Power in Wireless Sensor Networks Thiemo Voigt, Hartmut Ritter, Jochen Schiller  

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Utilizing Solar Power in Wireless Sensor Networks Thiemo Voigt, Hartmut Ritter, Jochen Schiller propose to utilize solar power in wireless sensor networks, establishing a topology where ­ changing over propose and evaluate two protocols that perform solar- aware routing. The presented simulation results

Voigt, Thiemo

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COMMUNITY-BASED PUBLIC AUTHORING WITH MOBILE CHEMICAL SENSOR NETWORKS C. Brueton, 1  

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COMMUNITY-BASED PUBLIC AUTHORING WITH MOBILE CHEMICAL SENSOR NETWORKS G. Lane,1 C. Brueton, 1 D of empowerment promoted. In this paper we introduce the current version of a mobile chemical sensor network node which forms the core of such an RFPA built around the Urban Tapestries platform. Finally, we report

Roussos, George

324

On Relay Nodes Deployment for Distributed Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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considered the use of relaying to improve the energy-efficiency of the sensor network. The work in [8] also the energy-efficiency of the sensor network. Our interest in this paper will be focused on how to deploy Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria 21544, Egypt. and Institute for Systems Research kseddik

Liu, K. J. Ray

325

PLC sensor IPv6 networking interoperabe with WSN Cedric Chauvenet, Pierre-Emmanuel Goudet, Mathieu Pouillot  

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PLC sensor IPv6 networking interoperabe with WSN Cedric Chauvenet, Pierre-Emmanuel Goudet, Mathieu the possibility of using IPv6 for sensor networks connected through powerline communication (PLC) non on PLC medium. Following this standard interface, we demonstrate the possibility to carry out data on PLC

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Impact of Mobile Node Density on Detection Performance Measures in a Hybrid Sensor Network  

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Impact of Mobile Node Density on Detection Performance Measures in a Hybrid Sensor Network}@ece.unm.edu Abstract--We investigate the impact of mobile node density on several detection performance measures for stationary target detection by a hybrid sensor network consisting of both static and mobile nodes

Jayaweera, Sudharman K.

327

Reducing Power Consumption in Wireless Sensor Networks Using a Novel Approach to Data Aggregation  

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......low duty cycle operation. These protocols...TinyOS operating system [15]. B-MAC...activity using a low power listening. If...query processing system for sensor networks...intersection. In: Handbook of Multisensor...Versatile low power media access for...Networked Sensor Systems, November 3-5......

Silvio Croce; Francesco Marcelloni; Massimo Vecchio

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wireless sensor networks and service-oriented architecture, as suitable approaches to be applied into ITS  

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In this paper, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) approaches are analyzed given that represent both emerging and key role for Intelligent Transportations Systems (ITS). However, It is worth noting that WSN and SOA ... Keywords: ITS, SOA, WSN, intelligent transportation systems, navigation, parking systems, service-oriented architecture, web services, wireless sensors networks

Luis Felipe Herrera-Quintero; Francisco Maci-Prez; Diego Marcos-Jorquera; Virgilio Gilart-Iglesias

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficient Energy Management Policies for Networks with Energy Harvesting Sensor Nodes  

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the number of bits to transmit ([3], [15]), making a node to go into power saving modes: (sleepEfficient Energy Management Policies for Networks with Energy Harvesting Sensor Nodes Vinod Sharma, Utpal Mukherji and Vinay Joseph Abstract-- We study sensor networks with energy harvesting nodes

Sharma, Vinod

330

CORD: Energy-efficient Reliable Bulk Data Dissemination in Sensor Networks  

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and outdoor sensor network testbed and via extensive simulations. Our results show that in comparisonCORD: Energy-efficient Reliable Bulk Data Dissemination in Sensor Networks Leijun Huang Sanjeev is to minimize energy consumption. To achieve its goals CORD employs a two phase approach in which the object

Setia, Sanjeev

331

Design and Implementation an Energy-Aware Routing Mechanism for Solar Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Due to the thriving development of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and solar power generation technology, coupled with the continuous progress of the semiconductor industry, solar cell photoelectrical conversion efficiency has increased accordingly, ... Keywords: Wireless sensor networks, solar power, energy-aware, routing

Hung-Chi Chu; Wei-Tsung Siao; Wei-Tai Wu; Sheng-Chih Huang

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

Energy-efficient geographic multicast routing for Sensor and Actuator Networks  

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progress metric and it is specially designed to minimize the total energy used by the multicast tree. GMREEEnergy-efficient geographic multicast routing for Sensor and Actuator Networks Juan A. Sanchez a and Actuator Networks (SANET). Sensors have very limited resources in terms of energy, band- width

Stojmenovic, Ivan

333

Modeling spatially-correlated sensor network data Apoorva Jindal, Konstantinos Psounis  

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Modeling spatially-correlated sensor network data Apoorva Jindal, Konstantinos Psounis Department to synthetically generate large traces of spatially correlated data representing a wide range of conditions, it is expected that a high degree of spatial correlation will exist in the sensor network data. The presence

334

A Cross-Layer Design for Decentralized Detection in Tree Sensor Networks  

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for sensors is developed. For tree networks, energy-efficient routing for signal detectioA Cross-Layer Design for Decentralized Detection in Tree Sensor Networks Ashraf Tantawy, Xenofon Koutsoukos, and Gautam Biswas Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) Department of Electrical

Koutsoukos, Xenofon D.

335

TinyNode: a comprehensive platform for wireless sensor network applications  

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We introduce the TinyNode platform for wireless sensor networks. Supporting both research and industrial deployments, the platform offers communication ranges that exceed current platforms by a factor of 3 to 5, while consuming similar energy. It comes ... Keywords: embedded systems, wireless sensor networks

Henri Dubois-Ferrire; Laurent Fabre; Roger Meier; Pierre Metrailler

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Adaptive Control of Duty Cycling in Energy-Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Adaptive Control of Duty Cycling in Energy-Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks Christopher M wireless sensor network deployments are using harvested environmental energy to extend system lifetime. Because the temporal profiles of such energy sources exhibit great variability due to dynamic weather

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

337

The Disciplined Flood Protocol in Sensor Networks Young-ri Choi and Mohamed G. Gouda  

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The Disciplined Flood Protocol in Sensor Networks Young-ri Choi and Mohamed G. Gouda Department of Computing Science University of Alberta, Canada ehab@cs.ualberta.ca Abstract-- Flood is a communication to every sensor in the network. When a flood of some message is initiated, the message is forwarded

Gouda, Mohamed G.

338

Modeling and Analysis of Energy Harvesting Nodes in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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with an energy harvesting device that collects energy from ambient sources such as motion, light, and heat or motion energy harvesting in a body sensor network. We assume that at the end of each time slot the deviceModeling and Analysis of Energy Harvesting Nodes in Wireless Sensor Networks Alireza Seyedi

Sikdar, Biplab

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Energy Efficient Transmission Strategies for Body Sensor Networks with Energy Harvesting  

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1 Energy Efficient Transmission Strategies for Body Sensor Networks with Energy Harvesting Alireza of developing energy efficient transmission strategies for Body Sensor Networks (BSNs) with energy harvesting [1]. A major hurdle for the wide adoption of BSN technology is the energy supply [2]. Current battery

Sikdar, Biplab

340

Energy Efficiency of Symmetric Key Cryptographic Algorithms in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Energy Efficiency of Symmetric Key Cryptographic Algorithms in Wireless Sensor Networks Xueying-- In this paper, we examine the energy efficiency of symmetric key cryptographic algorithms applied in wireless energy efficiency with a level of security suitable for wireless sensor networks. Keywords - wireless

Heys, Howard

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A Sensor Web Middleware with Stateful Services for Heterogeneous Sensor Networks  

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and measurement. 3. Sensor Collection Service (SCS) [15] ­ Service to fetch observations, which conform to the O&M information model, from a single sensor or a collection of sensors. It is also used to describe the sensors

Buyya, Rajkumar

342

Mapping the results of mobile network monitoring: a GIS solution  

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Most of us are familiar with the 'can you hear me now' commercial - a spectacled technician from a major wireless carrier moves about with a dedicated team testing the voice clarity of the network. Geographic information system (GIS) technology (Foote and Lynch, 2011), together with the use of existing data collection hardware, allows analysts to map results of mobile networks both accurately and efficiently. This paper will detail how geospatial analysis and methodologies were used to address questions related to ideal locations for a cellular network monitoring service, and where such service should be offered to achieve maximum results. Moreover, it explains what qualifies spatially as a quantitative measurable result. Finally, it illustrates how to harness the power of base map and demographic data together with TEMS Automatic network monitoring software to evaluate wireless infrastructure.

Genaro Pedroarias

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

The monitoring and multiplexing of fiber optic sensors using chirped laser sources  

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. Linearization of the chirp rate has been achieved using feedback from a fiber Fabry-Perot interferometer (FFPI) to adjust the voltage ramp which drives the rotating mirror. In a demonstration of monitoring an array of two fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensors, a...

Wan, Xiaoke

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

344

CHIPLESS PASSIVE SENSOR FOR WIRELESS MONITORING OF HIGH RADIATION DOSES IN NUCLEAR INFRASTRUCTURES  

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CHIPLESS PASSIVE SENSOR FOR WIRELESS MONITORING OF HIGH RADIATION DOSES IN NUCLEAR INFRASTRUCTURES for Nuclear Research, Otwock, Poland 4 Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland 5 TRAD, BP 47471, Labège, France ppons@laas.fr ABSTRACT The dosimetry is one of the crucial techniques that are needed

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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336 Florida Entomologist 84(3) September 2001 AN OPTOELECTRONIC SENSOR FOR MONITORING  

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336 Florida Entomologist 84(3) September 2001 AN OPTOELECTRONIC SENSOR FOR MONITORING SMALL optoelectronic system for measuring rapid movements in one dimension, such as the protraction of an insect leg, optoelectronic photodetector, cricket acoustic startle response RESUMEN Detectores ópticos de movimiento han sido

Hoy, Ronald R.

346

A solar sensor to monitor the orientation of the gondola of a stratospheric balloon  

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The authors describe a simple and economical device used to monitor the orientation of the gondola in a stratospheric flight from Sicily to Spain. The solar sensor furnished the orientation of the gondola in daytime with an accuracy of +or-40'.

G Belli; V Natale; G Ventura

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

LAMB-WAVE EMBEDDED NDE WITH PIEZOELECTRIC WAFER ACTIVE SENSORS FOR STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING OF  

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LAMB-WAVE EMBEDDED NDE WITH PIEZOELECTRIC WAFER ACTIVE SENSORS FOR STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING waves and enable the development of embedded NDE concepts. This paper will present two embedded NDE Embedded nondestructive evaluation (E-NDE) is an emerging technology that aims at performing NDE testing

Giurgiutiu, Victor

348

A Low Complexity High Capacity ECG Signal Watermark for Wearable Sensor-net Health Monitoring System  

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A Low Complexity High Capacity ECG Signal Watermark for Wearable Sensor-net Health Monitoring, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia Abstract In Wireless telecardiology applications, an ECG signal signal collision attacks). ECG data transmission can be more robustly tied to either patient identity

van Schyndel, Ron

349

Doppler effect on target tracking in wireless sensor networks  

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This paper presents a new detection algorithm and high speed/accuracy tracker for tracking ground targets in acoustic wireless sensor networks (WSNs). Our detection algorithm naturally accounts for the Doppler effect which is an important consideration for tracking higher-speed targets. This algorithm employs Kalman filtering (KF) with the weighted sensor position centroid being used as the target position measurement. The weighted centroid makes the tracker to be independent of the detection model and changes the tracker to be near optimal, at least within the detection parameters used in this study. Our approach contrasts with previous approaches that employ more sophisticated tracking algorithms with higher computational complexity and use a power law detection model. The power law detection model is valid only for low speed targets and is susceptible to mismatch with detection by the sensors in the field. Our tracking model also enables us to uniquely study various environmental effects on track accuracy, such as the Doppler effect, signal collision, signal delay, and different sampling time. Our WSN tracking model is shown to be highly accurate for a moving target in both linear and accelerated motions. The computing speed is estimated to be 50100 times faster than the previous more sophisticated methods and track accuracy compares very favorably.

Youngwon Kim An; Seong-Moo Yoo; Changhyuk An; B. Earl Wells

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Proposed Solution:Proposed Solution: The Autonomous Networked Aquatic Microbial Observing SystemThe Autonomous Networked Aquatic Microbial Observing System Networked Aquatic Microbial Observing Systems: an overviewNetworked Aquatic Microbial Observing Sys  

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Proposed Solution:Proposed Solution: The Autonomous Networked Aquatic Microbial Observing SystemThe Autonomous Networked Aquatic Microbial Observing System Networked Aquatic Microbial Observing Systems Ocean Research Goals · Development of autonomous networks of heterogeneous sensors to monitor and sample

Smith, Ryan N.

351

Expected k-coverage in wireless sensor networks Li-Hsing Yen *, Chang Wu Yu, Yang-Min Cheng  

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communications and micro-sensing MEMS technology has enabled the deployment of wireless sensor networksExpected k-coverage in wireless sensor networks Li-Hsing Yen *, Chang Wu Yu, Yang-Min Cheng 2005 Available online 24 August 2005 Abstract We are concerned with wireless sensor networks where n

Chen, Sheng-Wei

352

Robust and distributed range-free localization using anchor nodes with varying communication range for three dimensional wireless sensor networks  

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Localization of the nodes in a sensor network is a premier activity which influences the performance of the network. The data collected by a sensor node may become useless if the location of that node is not known. Sensor networks are mostly deployed ...

Manas Kumar Mishra; M. M. Gore

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Distributed Bayesian fault diagnosis of jump Markov systems in wireless sensor networks  

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A Bayesian distributed online change detection algorithm is proposed for monitoring a dynamical system by a wireless sensor network. The proposed solution relies on modelling the system dynamics by a jump Markov system with a finite set of states, including the abrupt change behaviour. For each discrete state, an observed system is assumed to evolve according to a state-space model. The collaborative strategy ensures the efficiency and the robustness of the data processing, while limiting the required communications bandwith. An efficient Rao-Blackwellised Collaborative Particle Filter (RB-CPF) is proposed to estimate the a posteriori probability of the discrete states of the observed systems. The Rao-Blackwellisation procedure combines a Sequential Monte-Carlo (SMC) filter with a bank of distributed Kalman filters. In order to prolong the sensor network lifetime, only few active (leader) nodes are selected according to a spatio-temporal selection protocol. This protocol is based on a trade-off between error propagation, communications constraints and information content complementarity of distributed data. Only sufficient statistics are communicated between leader nodes and their collaborators.

Hichem Snoussi; Cedric Richard

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

An Autonomous NEtwork MOnitoring System Antonios Danalis  

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, the user can form processing rules, correlating measurements of different metrics, paths, and time operator or end-user should have the capability to schedule measurements of different metrics in several, such as Pinger [3], Surveyor [4], or the Network Weather Service [5]. One major difference, however

Dovrolis, Constantinos

355

A sensor array system for monitoring moisture dynamics inunsaturated soil  

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To facilitate investigations of moisture dynamics inunsaturated soil, we have developed a technique to qualitatively monitorpatterns of saturation changes. Field results suggest that this device,the sensor array system (SAS), is suitable for determining changes inrelative wetness along vertical soil profiles. The performance of theseprobes was compared with that of the time domain reflectometry (TDR)technique under controlled and field conditions. Measurements from bothtechniques suggest that by obtaining data at high spatial and temporalresolution, the SAS technique was effective in determining patterns ofsaturation changes along a soil profile. In addition, hardware used inthe SAS technique was significantly cheaper than the TDR system, and thesensor arrays were much easier to install along a soilprofile.

Salve, R.; Cook, P.J.

2007-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

356

Algorithms for Placing Monitors in a Flow Network  

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Algorithms for Placing Monitors in a Flow Network (Preliminary Version) Francis Chin1, , Marek unknown circulation on G. We want to find a set of k edges in G, so that if we place k mon- itors-hard, and then we give two approximation algorithms: a 3-approximation algo- rithm with running time O((m + n)2

Chin, Francis Y.L.

357

The informatic system architecture for monitoring anti-hail network  

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This paper presents aspects as regards the computer system structure description, sources of information in local unit launch for anti-hail rocket, system hardware architecture for the decision of launch. Keywords: anti-hail networks, informatic system, hail, monitoring, system architecture

Constantin ?ulea; Gheorghe Manolea; Laurentiu Alboteanu

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Generating UAV Communication Networks for Monitoring and Surveillance  

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Generating UAV Communication Networks for Monitoring and Surveillance Per-Magnus Olsson, Jonas, especially when smaller UAVs are used. Both problems can be solved to creating relay chains for surveillance different trade-offs between the number of UAVs in the chain and the chain's cost. We also show new results

Doherty, Patrick

359

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Solar Radiation Monitoring Network  

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The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Solar Radiation Monitoring Network operated from November 1985 through December 1996. The six-station network provided 5-minute averaged measurements of global and diffuse horizontal solar irradiance. The data were processed at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to improve the assessment of the solar radiation resources in the southeastern United States. Three of the stations also measured the direct-normal solar irradiance with a pyrheliometer mounted in an automatic sun tracker. All data are archived in the Standard Broadband Format (SBF) with quality-assessment indicators. Monthly data summaries and plots are also available for each month. In January 1997 the HBCU sites became part of the CONFRRM solar monitoring network.

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A versatile integrating sphere based photoacoustic sensor for trace gas monitoring  

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A compact versatile photoacoustic (PA) sensor for trace gas detection is reported. The sensor is based on an integrating sphere as the PA absorption cell with an organ pipe tube attached to increase the sensitivity of the PA sensor. The versatility and enhancement of the sensitivity of the PA signal is investigated by monitoring specific ro-vibrational lines of CO2 in the 2 mm wavelength region and of NO2 in the 405 nm region. The measured enhancement factor of the PA signal exceeds 1200, which is due to the acoustic resonance of the tube and the absorption enhancement of the integrating sphere relatively to a non-resonant single pass cell. It is observed that the background absorption signals are highly attenuated due to the thermal conduction and diffusion effects in the polytetrafluoroethylene cell walls. This demonstrates that careful choice of cell wall materials can be highly beneficial to the sensitivity of the PA sensor. These properties makes the sensor suitable for various practical sensor applicati...

Lassen, Mikael; Brusch, Anders; Petersen, Jan C

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IEEE ICC 2014 -Ad-hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium 978-1-4799-2003-7/14/$31.00 2014 IEEE 305  

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IEEE ICC 2014 - Ad-hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium 978-1-4799-2003-7/14/$31.00 ©2014 IEEE 305 ICC 2014 - Ad-hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium 306 #12;IEEE ICC 2014 - Ad-hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium 307 #12;IEEE ICC 2014 - Ad-hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium 308 #12;IEEE ICC 2014 - Ad-hoc

Bahk, Saewoong

362

Health Monitoring for the Electrical Network of More Electric Aircraft  

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In this paper a health monitoring problem for the electrical network of more electric aircraft is addressed. To undertake the health monitoring task the multi?model detection technique is applied. Multi?model based approach associates to each health status a corresponding linear time invariant model which is derived by adjusting appropriately the non?faulty system model to a particular fault situation. The original health monitoring problem can be therefore formulated as a model detection problem. Besides the introduction of the theoretical preliminary of multi?model based approach the computer?aided design process right?sized modelling and realtime simulation based validation for residual generator with Dymola and Matlab are also discussed. Health monitoring for an input filter of an DC motor drive serves as an application case to illustrate the proposed scheme. The designed residual generators are validated on the original nonlinear system with time?domain simulation.

Yang Ji; Johann Bals

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Modular Topology Control and Energy Model for Wireless Ad Hoc Sensor Networks  

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Modular Topology Control and Energy Model for Wireless Ad Hoc Sensor Networks Niranjan in a harsh terrain typically are battery operated and, therefore, require energy efficient network protocols. In order to ease the analysis of the energy usage of proposed network protocols, this paper proposes

Jay Yang, Shanchieh

364

Optimal Cluster Association in Two-Tiered Wireless Sensor Networks  

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) structural monitoring and emergency rescue, i.e., structural health monitoring of the Golden Gate Bridge

Li, Xiang-Yang

365

Non-conventional passive sensors for monitoring tritium on surfaces  

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The authors describe development of small passive, solid-state detectors for in-situ measurements of tritium, or other weak beta-emitting radionuclides, on surfaces. One form of detector operates on the principle of thermally stimulated exoelectron emission (TSEE), the other by discharge of an electret ion chamber (EIC). There are currently two specific types of commercially available detector systems that lend themselves to making surface measurements. One is the thin-film BeO on a graphite disc, and the other is the Teflon EIC. Two other types of TSEE dosimeters (ceramic BeO and carbon doped alumina) are described but lack either a suitable commercially available reader or standardized methods of fabrication. The small size of these detectors allows deployment in locations difficult to access with conventional windowless gas-flow proportional counters. Preliminary testing shows that quantitative measurements are realized with exposure times of 1--10 hours for the TSEE dosimeters (at the DOE release guideline of 5,000 dpm/100 cm{sup 2} for fixed beta contamination). The EIC detectors exhibit an MDA of 26,000 dpm/100 cm{sup 2} for a 24 hour exposure. Both types of integrating device are inexpensive and reusable. Measurements can, therefore, be made that are faster, cheaper, safer, and better than those possible with baseline monitoring technology.

Gammage, R.B.; Brock, J.L.; Meyer, K.E. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Health Sciences Research Div.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

A Comparison of Two Ground-Based Lightning Detection Networks against the Satellite-Based Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS)  

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Lightning stroke data from both the World Wide Lightning Location Network (WWLLN) and the Earth Networks Total Lightning Network (ENTLN) were compared to lightning group data from the Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) from 1 January 2010 through 30 ...

Kelsey B. Thompson; Monte G. Bateman; Lawrence D. Carey

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Fiber optic sensors for monitoring sodium circuits and power grid cables  

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At Kalpakkam, India, a programme on development of Raman Distributed Temperature sensor (RDTS) for Fast Breeder Reactors (FBR) application is undertaken. Leak detection in sodium circuits of FBR is critical for the safety and performance of the reactors. It is demonstrated that RDTS can be usefully employed in monitoring sodium circuits and in tracking the percolating sodium in case of any leak. Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced (ACSR) cable is commonly used as overhead power transmission cable in power grid. A second application demonstrates the suitability of using RDTS to monitor this transmission cable for any defect. (authors)

Kasinathan, M.; Sosamma, S.; Pandian, C.; Vijayakumar, V.; Chandramouli, S.; Nashine, B. K.; Rao, C. B.; Murali, N.; Rajan, K. K.; Jayakumar, T. [IGCAR, Kalpakkam (India)

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

A Coal Mine Security Monitoring System Based on Multiplexed Fibre Bragg Grating Sensors and Coherence-Multiplexing Technique  

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Abstract: An FBG sensing system for coal mine security monitoring is proposed in this paper. It works over a Spatial-division-multiplexing/coherence-multiplexing network to realize...

Xia, Tianhao; Zhou, Bin; Liu, Weisheng; Guan, Zuguang

369

Energy Efficient Distributed Data Fusion In Multihop Wireless Sensor Networks  

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energy cost of consensus estimation with that of progressive estimation under the same sensor constellation and

Huang, Yi

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Lifetime Maximization in Wireless Sensor Networks with an Estimation Mission  

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unit of time (namely, sensor measurement rate) and the routes to the FC are controlled. Sensor spatial correlation, measurement accuracies, link qualities and energy reserves affect sensor measurement rates consumes energy. Sensor measurement rate control and routing need to account for spatial correlation

Koutsopoulos, Iordanis

371

Energy Efficient Model for Data Gathering in Structured Multiclustered Wireless Sensor Networks  

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constrained sensor nodes as the replacement of battery is a major issue in an application like power monitoring systems. 1 Introduction Advances in VLSI technology have enabled the development of low, and limited storage, have to be taken into considerations when deploying large sensor net- works

372

An Efficient N-to-1 Multipath Routing Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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of low-cost sensor nodes which work collectively to carry out some real-time sensing and monitoring tasks ground, the remote sensing in nuclear plants, mines, and other hazardous industrial venues, real is typically formed around one (or more) base station (BS, a.k.a. sink). All the sensor nodes are usually

Hou, Y. Thomas

373

Mobile Sensor Networks for Leak and Backflow Detection in Water Distribution Systems  

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Leak and backflow detection are essential aspects of Water Distribution System (WDS) monitoring. Most existing solutions for leak/backflow detection in WDSs focus on the placement of expensive static sensors located strategically. In contrast to these, ... Keywords: water distribution systems, mobile sensors, leak and backflow detection, optimization, algorithms, simulations

M. Agumbe Suresh, L. Smith, A. Rasekh, R. Stoleru, M. K. Banks, B. Shihada

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

A Cross-Layer QoE-Based Approach for Event-Based Multi-Tier Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks  

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Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks (WMSNs) are attracting attention from both academic and industrial environments due to the rapid development of low-cost multimedia sensors. With the enhancement of the multimedia content captured by multimedia devices, ... Keywords: Event Detection, Forward Error Correction (FEC), Multi-Tier Routing Protocol, Quality of Experience (QoE), Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks (WMSNs)

Denis Rosrio, Zhongliang Zhao, Torsten Braun, Eduardo Cerqueira

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Research on Monitoring Wear of Piston Ring Based on Magneto-Resistive Sensor for Marine Diesel Engine  

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The method of monitoring the wear of piston ring with a magneto-resistive sensor for a marine diesel engine is presented in the paper. The magnetic field intensity variations caused by both the wear and the motion of piston ring are analyzed by simulation. ... Keywords: Magnetic Field Intensity, Wear of Piston Ring, Magneto-Resistive Sensor, Marine Ddiesel Engine

Zhang-ming Peng; Jian-guo Yang; Qiao-ying Huang; Yong-hua Yu

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Evaluation of Body Sensor Network Platforms: A Design Space and Benchmarking Analysis  

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and human motion analysis [17]. As Body Sensor Networks (BSNs) move from the research stage towards a widely such as SPSW (Samples Processed per Second per Watt) and EPC (Ex- pected Power Consumption). To measure

Poovendran, Radha

377

Development and implementation of an artificially intelligent search algorithm for sensor fault detection using neural networks  

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This work is aimed towards the development of an artificially intelligent search algorithm used in conjunction with an Auto Associative Neural Network (AANN) to help locate and reconstruct faulty sensor inputs in control systems. The AANN can...

Singh, Harkirat

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

378

Energy Saving Model for Sensor Network Using Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm  

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In this paper, we propose an energy saving model for sensor network by finding the ... results show that the proposed model reduces the energy consumption by reducing the amount of data...

Doreswamy; S. Narasegouda

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Streaming Covariance Selection with Applications to Adaptive Querying in Sensor Networks  

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......London, London, UK Handling editor: Nick Jennings Sensor networks can be naturally...revised 1 December 2009 Handling editor: Nick Jennings 1. INTRODUCTION Advances in data...supported by a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award. APPENDIX: GRADIENT DERIVATION......

Christoforos Anagnostopoulos; Niall M. Adams; David J. Hand

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Aggregation in sensor networks: An energy-accuracy trade-off  

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Sensor Networks: An Energy- Accuracy Trade-off Athanassiosacknowledge the energy/accuracy trade-off present whenalgorithm exploits the energy-accuracy trade-off in WASNs to

A. Boulis; S. Ganeriwal; M. B. Srivastava

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Middleware Framework for Market-Based Actuator Coordination in Sensor and Actuator Networks  

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-based distributed actuator coordination in an HVAC system leads to efficient, temporal and fair allocation of energy in standards for network/device connectivity, service interoperability, and sensor data descriptions [21

Varela, Carlos

382

Probabilistic Approaches to Estimating the Quality of Information in Military Sensor Networks  

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......16] Yu, L. and Ephremides, A. (2008) Enhancing Energy Efficiency for Data Fusion in Sensor Networks with a Detection Mission...Indoor Spaces Using Sonar and Vision. Proc. CIRFFSS'94, Houston, TX, USA, March, pp. 509519. [28] Bladon, P......

Duncan Gillies; David Thornley; Chatschik Bisdikian

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NOVEL MINIATURISED MODULAR PLATFORM FOR WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS  

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, A. Barroso2 , S. Bellis1 , J. Benson2 , U. Roedig2 , K. Delaney1 , C. Sreenan2 1 NMRC ­ {brendan.barroso|j.benson|u.roedig|c.sreenan}@cs.ucc.ie ABSTRACT Wireless sensor networks are collections

Roedig, Utz

384

Scalable Coordination for Wireless Sensor Networks: Self-Configuring Localization Systems  

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networks: tuning density to trade operational quality against lifetime; using multi- ple sensor modalities, water, soil, chemistry); condition based maintenance; smart spaces; military surveillance; preci- sion or urban locations). The above requirements impose substantial physical constraints at both the node

Heidemann, John

385

AIDA: Adaptive Application Independent Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks1  

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aggregation, sensor networks, adaptive algorithms, feedback control, energy conservation, congestion control such as small instruction and data memory, constrained energy resources, short communication radii, and a low paradigm in distributed wireless communication technology, have been proposed for various applications

Stankovic, John A.

386

An Energy Efficient On-Demand Routing Scheme Based on Link Quality for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Most of legacy routing schemes for wireless sensor networks do not consider the retransmission energy consumption when they predict the transmission energy consumption. They usually select the path based on ho...

Bo-Gyoung Kim; Won Yeoul Lee; Seok-Yeol Heo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Intrusion Detection Algorithm Based on Neighbor Information Against Sinkhole Attack in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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......editor: Zhangbing Zhou Recently, wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have been widely used in many applications, such as Smart Grid. However, it is generally known that WSNs are energy limited, which makes WSNs vulnerable to malicious attacks. Among......

Guangjie Han; Xun Li; Jinfang Jiang; Lei Shu; Jaime Lloret

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Integration Framework for Sensor Networks and Data Stream Management Systems  

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values in various offices in a building as input to an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning network. For example, it may be desirable to push certain filters and aggregates into the sensor netw

Lindner, Wolfgang

389

Creation and maintenance of a communication tree in wireless sensor networks  

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A local reconfiguration algorithm (INP) for reliable routing in wireless sensor networks that consist of many static (fixed) energy-constrained nodes is introduced in the dissertation. For routing around crash fault nodes, a communication tree...

Jung, Eun Jae

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Creation and maintenance of a communication tree in wireless sensor networks  

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A local reconfiguration algorithm (INP) for reliable routing in wireless sensor networks that consist of many static (fixed) energy-constrained nodes is introduced in the dissertation. For routing around crash fault nodes, a communication tree...

Jung, Eun Jae

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

391

Energy efficient control of polychromatic solid state lighting using a sensor network  

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Motivated by opportunities in smart lighting, energy efficiency, and ubiquitous sensing, we present the design of polychromatic solid-state lighting controlled using a sensor network. We developed both a spectrally tunable ...

Paradiso, Joseph A.

392

A Simulation Model for Self-organised Management of Sensor/Actuator Networks  

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A Simulation Model for Self-organised Management of Sensor/Actuator Networks Thomas Halva Labella by the behaviour observed in animal colonies. In this paper, we introduce our ongoing work (the simulation model

Breu, Ruth

393

Information Agents for Pervasive Sensor Networks A. Rogers, S. D. Ramchurn and N. R. Jennings  

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standard web interfaces. Such open systems have many applications in- cluding traffic and pollution such that sensors can advertise their existence and capabilities to po- tential users of the network. However, more

Roberts, Stephen

394

Energy Saving Mechanisms in Sensor Networks Lan Wang and Yang Xiao  

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Energy Saving Mechanisms in Sensor Networks Lan Wang and Yang Xiao Computer Science Department try to save energy by configuring the sensors into certain topologies, therefore such mechanisms have-efficient scheduling mech- anisms". There are many other methods to save energy, such as reducing communication range

Wang, Lan

395

Temperature Control Framework Using Wireless Sensor Networks and Geostatistical Analysis for Total Spatial Awareness  

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) intelligent control, and (3) home automation [1]. Home automation is the use of products to link services presents a novel framework for intelligent temperature control in smart homes using Wireless Sensor Home; Intelligent Temperature Control; Wireless Sensor Network; WSN; Context Awareness; Geostatistical

Fan, Jeffrey

396

Automated Construction of Fast and Accurate System-Level Models For Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Automated Construction of Fast and Accurate System-Level Models For Wireless Sensor Networks Lan S are evaluated via simulation. Notably, one such automatically produced model outperforms the most advanced design decisions. The modeling work in this paper is part of a project on automated synthesis of sensor

Dick, Robert

397

Fusion of Decisions Transmitted Over Fading Channels in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Fusion of Decisions Transmitted Over Fading Channels in Wireless Sensor Networks Biao Chen, Syracuse, NY 13244 Abstract Information fusion by utilizing multiple distributed sensors is studied in this work. We derive the optimal likelihood based fusion statistic for a parallel decision fusion problem

Chen, Biao

398

The Meandering Current Mobility Model and its Impact on Underwater Mobile Sensor Networks  

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capture the physical movement of the sensor nodes with ocean currents gives better understanding autonomous devices that passively fol- low the ocean currents, for a review see [15]. Lagrangian autonomousThe Meandering Current Mobility Model and its Impact on Underwater Mobile Sensor Networks Antonio

Paparella, Francesco

399

A high-accuracy, low-cost localization system for wireless sensor networks  

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The problem of localization of wireless sensor nodes has long been regarded as very difficult to solve, when considering the realities of real world environments. In this paper, we formally describe, design, implement and evaluate a novel localization ... Keywords: event distribution, laser, localization, wireless sensor network

Radu Stoleru; Tian He; John A. Stankovic; David Luebke

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Self-configuration of "Home Abstraction Layer" via Sensor-Actuator Network  

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, Home device management, OSGi, Sensor, Actuator 1 Introduction Home automation systems have a decades the cost of this infrastructure across the board and to jumpstart the take-up of a home automation serviceSelf-configuration of "Home Abstraction Layer" via Sensor-Actuator Network Zheng HU1,2 Gilles

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Secure Localization of Nodes in Wireless Sensor Networks with Limited Number of Truth Tellers  

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a wireless medium. The energy of each node is limited to the capacity of its battery. The consumption of energy for both communication and information processing must be mini- mized. Sensor networks use multi of sensors, also trusted by the other nodes -- often referred in literature as auditors or v

Barbeau, Michel

402

Pro-active Strategies for the Frugal Feeding Problem in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Sensor Networks. The FFP attempts to find energy-efficient routes for a mobile service entity for the case of a fixed rendezvous location (i.e., service facility with limited number of docking ports) and mobile capable entities (sensors). Our pro-active solution reduces the FFP to finding energy

Lanthier, Mark

403

Wireless Non-contact EEG/ECG Electrodes for Body Sensor Networks  

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Wireless Non-contact EEG/ECG Electrodes for Body Sensor Networks Yu M. Chi and Gert Cauwenberghs University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA 92093 Abstract--A wireless EEG/ECG system using non transmits EEG/ECG telemetry to a computer for storage and processing. Index Terms--ECG, EEG, Body Sensor

Cauwenberghs, Gert

404

Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructures Using Wireless Sensor Networks  

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span and the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge (GGB). Ambient structural vibrations are reliably of ambient vibrations and strong motion. The chosen test bed is the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Bay measured at a low cost and without interfering with the operation of the bridge. Requirements that SHM

Culler, David E.

405

M-Psychiatry: Sensor Networks for Psychiatric Health Monitoring  

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, of which £70 million was spent on hospital admissions [6]. (M-Health) given in [5]. From this perspective

Magill, Evan H.

406

A Web Service Model for Providing Weather Information through Sensor Networks Using a Fermat Point Based Data Forwarding Scheme  

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Web services providing weather information are not new. The existing web services working on this kind of fields can provide more prcised information if the concerned data is collected in a distributed fashion using a sensor network. Longer the lifetime of the sensor network longer is the service provided without interruption. In this paper we propose a web service for providing weather information with a sensor network as the backbone. We have used a Fermat point based forwarding technique to minimize the energy consumption of the sensor network which eventually helps the web service work in an uninterrupted fashion for a longer duration as the life time of the network has prolonged.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulation of the RPL Routing Protocol for IPv6 Sensor Networks: two cases studies Leila Ben Saad  

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by our own RPL module. We then focus on the performance comparison of simulated sensor networks and real global lifetime. Keywords-Network Simulation, RPL, PLC, IPv6, Mobile Sinks, Energy Optimization, WSN, 802Simulation of the RPL Routing Protocol for IPv6 Sensor Networks: two cases studies Leila Ben Saad

Boyer, Edmond

408

A Protocol for Self-Synchronized Duty-Cycling in Sensor Networks: Generic Implementation in Wiselib  

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surveillance. As sensor nodes may be distributed in areas without power supply, or they may be mobile¨oller Algorithms Group Braunschweig Institute of Technology Braunschweig, Germany Email: {t, for example, for environmental monitoring, patient monitoring in health care, and industrial machinery

Baumgartner, Tobias

409

Variable Radii Connected Sensor Cover in Sensor ZONGHENG ZHOU, SAMIR R. DAS, HIMANSHU GUPTA  

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is to maintain the fidelity of the gathered data while minimizing energy usage in the network. Energy is spent to be monitored. The set of active sensors should also form a connected communication graph, so that they can of selecting a minimum energy-cost connected sensor cover, when each sensor node can vary its sensing

Gupta, Himanshu

410

PASSIVE WIRELESS SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE SENSORS FOR MONITORING SEQUESTRATION SITES CO2 EMISSION  

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University of Pittsburghs Transducer lab has teamed with the U.S. Department of Energys National Energy Technology Laboratory (DOE NETL) to conduct a comprehensive study to develop/evaluate low-cost, efficient CO2 measuring technologies for geological sequestration sites leakage monitoring. A passive wireless CO2 sensing system based on surface acoustic wave technology and carbon nanotube nanocomposite was developed. Surface acoustic wave device was studied to determine the optimum parameters. Delay line structure was adopted as basic sensor structure. CNT polymer nanocomposite was fabricated and tested under different temperature and strain condition for natural environment impact evaluation. Nanocomposite resistance increased for 5 times under pure strain, while the temperature dependence of resistance for CNT solely was -1375ppm/?. The overall effect of temperature on nanocomposite resistance was -1000ppm/?. The gas response of the nanocomposite was about 10% resistance increase under pure CO2. The sensor frequency change was around 300ppm for pure CO2. With paralyne packaging, the sensor frequency change from relative humidity of 0% to 100% at room temperature decreased from over 1000ppm to less than 100ppm. The lowest detection limit of the sensor is 1% gas concentration, with 36ppm frequency change. Wireless module was tested and showed over one foot transmission distance at preferred parallel orientation.

Wang, Yizhong; Chyu, Minking; Wang, Qing-Ming

2012-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

411

The World Neutron Monitor Network as a tool for the study of solar neutrons  

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The World Neutron Monitor Network as a tool for the study of solar neutrons I. G. Usoskin1 , G. A Neutron Monitor Network to detect high-energy solar neutrons is dis- cussed in detail. It is shown that the existing network can be used for the routine detection of intense sporadic solar-neutron events whenever

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

412

An energy-efficient adaptive clustering algorithm with load balancing for wireless sensor network  

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Maximisation of network lifetime is the issue of prime importance in Wireless Sensor Network (WSN). An energy-efficient clustering algorithm with load balancing can achieve this challenging goal. We propose Density-based Dynamic Clustering (DDC) algorithm for clustering and cluster head election mechanism with the use of independence set. Furthermore, a distributed algorithm (DISD - Distributed Independence Set Discovery) is designed for cluster head election in O(1) complexity per sensor node. In this, we dynamically find an optimal sensor cover to dominate maximum sensors within a cluster, therefore forming an InDependence Set (IDS). Only the members of IDS are allowed to participate in the cluster head selection (rotation), thereby establishing load balancing and energy management. Our model is designed for dual modes: low- and high-traffic session. According to the flow of packets, the sleep management technique is modified. Network simulator is used for the simulation of our proposed algorithms.

Buddha Singh; D.K. Lobiyal

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Advanced Sensor Approaches for Monitoring and Control of Gas Turbine Combustors  

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Seitzman and T. Lieuwen Seitzman and T. Lieuwen SCIES Project 02- 01- SR102 DOE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT DE-FC26-02NT41431 Tom J. George, Program Manager, DOE/NETL Richard Wenglarz, Manager of Research, SCIES Project Awarded (5/1/2002, 36 Month Duration) $337,501 Total Contract Value ($327,501 DOE) Advanced Sensor Approaches For Monitoring and Control Of Gas Turbine Combustors Georgia Institute of Technology JS/TL 10/19/05 Advanced Sensors 10/19/05 2 Gas Turbine Need * Gas turbines must operate with ultra-low levels of pollutant emissions - Problem: lean, premixed operation causes minimal pollutant generation but introduces combustion problems, such as instabilities and blowoff * Combustor health and performance information needed to optimize engine across competing demands of emissions levels, power output, and

414

Surface-Reflection-Based Communication and Localization in Underwater Sensor Networks  

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Most communication and localization algorithms in underwater environments have been constrained by dependencies on the Line Of Sight (LOS), which is hard to guarantee due to the inherent node mobility. This constraint hinders node discovery and ad hoc ... Keywords: Localization, ad hoc networks, underwater sensor networks

Lloyd Emokpae, Mohamed Younis

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

AN ASYMPTOTICALLY OPTIMAL APPROACH TO THE DISTRIBUTED ADAPTIVE TRANSMIT BEAMFORMING IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS  

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the plants on a field. As the transmission power of each single node is too weak to reach the distant]. A solution to synchronize carrier signals of distributed wireless nodes is virtual/cooperative MIMO for wireless sen- sor networks [1, 2, 3]. In virtual MIMO for wireless sensor networks, single antenna nodes

Beigl, Michael

416

Poster abstract: wireless sensor network characterization - application to demand response energy pricing  

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This poster presents latency and reliability characterization of wireless sensor network as applied to an advanced building control system for demand response energy pricing. A test network provided the infrastructure to extract round trip time and packet ... Keywords: advanced building control, demand response energy pricing

Nathan Ota; Dan Hooks; Paul Wright; David Auslander; Therese Peffer

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Rapid Development and Flexible Deployment of Adaptive Wireless Sensor Network Applications  

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-Liang Fok, Gruia-Catalin Roman, and Chenyang Lu Washington University in St. Louis Saint Louis, Missouri 63130 {liang, roman, lu}@cse.wustl.edu Abstract Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are difficult to pro development. An Agilla network is de- ployed with no pre-installed application. Instead, users inject mobile

Roman, Gruia-Catalin

418

End-to-End Performance Characteristics in Energy-Aware Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Dressler Armin Heindl Computer Networks and Communication Systems University of Erlangen-Nuremberg 91058) protocol for wireless sensor networks (WSN). WSNs are composed of battery-driven communication entities insight into the behavior of adaptive listening. As op- posed to transient experiments on hardware, we

Breu, Ruth

419

Non-Uniform Entropy Compression for Uniform Energy Distribution in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Xiaoming Lu, Matt Spear, S. Felix Wu and Karl Levitt Department of Computer Science UC Davis, Davis, CANon-Uniform Entropy Compression for Uniform Energy Distribution in Wireless Sensor Networks to increase the network's lifetime and to normalize the energy use per unit time, but they each have

California at Davis, University of

420

A Dynamic Query-tree Energy Balancing Protocol for Sensor Networks  

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A Dynamic Query-tree Energy Balancing Protocol for Sensor Networks H. Yang, F. Ye and B. Sikdar a "Dynamic Query-tree Energy Balancing" (DQEB) protocol to dynamically adjust the tree structure and minimize networks. In [15] it has been shown that the minimum- energy broadcast tree problem is NP

Sikdar, Biplab

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System-level Calibration for Fusion-based Wireless Sensor Networks Guoliang Xing1  

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on data traces collected in a real vehicle detection experiment. The results demonstrate that our system network systems for target detection [9], localiza- tion [12], and classification [5]. The major challengeSystem-level Calibration for Fusion-based Wireless Sensor Networks Rui Tan1 Guoliang Xing1 Zhaohui

422

CROSS-LAYER OPTIMIZATION WITH POWER CONTROL IN DS-CDMA VISUAL SENSOR NETWORKS  

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There has been a rapidly increasing demand for real-time video transmission over wireless networks. Sensor con- straints required for video transmission. These networks are com- prised of typically low in order to request changes in transmission parameters, such as source coding rate, channel coding rate

Kondis, Lisimachos Paul

423

Multi-Modal Communications in Underwater Sensor Networks Using Depth Adjustment  

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taking energy usage into account. We perform a preliminary analysis of the methods and show counterparts for minimizing energy usage and minimizing hop count. We find that while there are cer- tainly Acoustic communication typically dominates the power us- age in underwater sensor networks. As networks

Farritor, Shane

424

A Turnover based Adaptive HELLO Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks  

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A Turnover based Adaptive HELLO Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks François Ingelrest.Mitton,David.Simplot}@lifl.fr Abstract--We present a turnover based adaptive HELLO protocol (TAP), which enables nodes in mobile networks to dynamically adjust their HELLO messages frequency depending on the current speed of nodes. To the best of our

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

425

An approach combining SysML and modelica for modelling and validate wireless sensor networks  

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Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) have large industrial applications, however the modelling is still a very complex task in view of the nature of these networks, namely because they are distributed, embedded and have strong interactions between the hardware ... Keywords: SysML, modelica, MDE, WSN, modelling, simulation, virtual verification

Ahmed Hammad; Hassan Mountassir; Samir Chouali

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Nano-RK: an Energy-aware Resource-centric RTOS for Sensor Networks  

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Nano-RK: an Energy-aware Resource-centric RTOS for Sensor Networks Anand Eswaran1 , Anthony Rowe1-sensitive in nature. To sup- port such applications, we design and implement Nano-RK, a reservation-based real for CPU and network bandwidth reservations. Tasks can spec- ify their resource demands and the operating

Rajkumar, Ragunathan "Raj"

427

Design and implementation of PAVEMON: a GIS web-based pavement monitoring system based on large amounts of heterogeneous sensors data.  

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??A web-based PAVEment MONitoring system, PAVEMON, is a GIS oriented platform for accommodating, representing, and leveraging data from a multi-modal mobile sensor system. Stated sensor (more)

Shahini Shamsabadi, Salar

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

E-Print Network 3.0 - air monitoring methods Sample Search Results  

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Trent University Environmental and Resource Studies Program Summary: Chemistry 2 Sep. 22 Air Pollution Overview The Atmosphere Air Quality Monitoring Networks 1 3 Sep. 29......

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E-Print Network 3.0 - air quality monitoring Sample Search Results  

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Trent University Environmental and Resource Studies Program Summary: Chemistry 2 Sep. 22 Air Pollution Overview The Atmosphere Air Quality Monitoring Networks 1 3 Sep. 29......

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E-Print Network 3.0 - air monitoring system Sample Search Results  

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Trent University Environmental and Resource Studies Program Summary: Chemistry 2 Sep. 22 Air Pollution Overview The Atmosphere Air Quality Monitoring Networks 1 3 Sep. 29......

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E-Print Network 3.0 - air monitoring requirements Sample Search...  

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Trent University Environmental and Resource Studies Program Summary: Chemistry 2 Sep. 22 Air Pollution Overview The Atmosphere Air Quality Monitoring Networks 1 3 Sep. 29......

432

Energy Efficient Distributed Data Fusion In Multihop Wireless Sensor Networks  

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since sensors are only equipped with limited batteries.the replace- ment of batteries can be costly, evenand drain the batteries quickly. For convenience, hereafter

Huang, Yi

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

SensorFlock: An Airborne Wireless Sensor Network of Micro-Air 1Jude Allred, 1Ahmad Bilal Hasan, 1Saroch Panichsakul, 2William Pisano,2Peter Gray, 1Jyh Huang,  

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SensorFlock: An Airborne Wireless Sensor Network of Micro-Air Vehicles 1Jude Allred, 1Ahmad Bilal.Pisano}@colorado.edu Abstract An airborne wireless sensor network (WSN) composed of bird-sized micro aerial vehicles (MAVs, and wireless communication networking between MAVs. We present experimental results from flight tests of flocks

Mohseni, Kamran

434

Monitoring Network Traffic with Radial Traffic Analyzer Daniel A. Keim Florian Mansmann Jorn Schneidewind Tobias Schreck  

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network hosts. ABSTRACT Extensive spread of malicious code on the Internet and also within intranets has. The presented analysis tool is especially useful to compare important network load characteristics for visual anal- ysis of key network characteristics, thereby supporting the network monitoring application

Reiterer, Harald

435

15/05/12 1:58 PMFloating sensor networks -Hack a Day Page 1 of 8http://hackaday.com/2012/05/15/floating-sensor-networks/  

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15/05/12 1:58 PMFloating sensor networks - Hack a Day Page 1 of 8http://hackaday.com/2012: robots hacks These cool looking little bots are part of a fleet of floating water sensors built! tall bots can steer with the help of their twin props Ads by Google Speed Sensor Electronics Hack

436

Petri net based evaluation of energy consumption in wireless sensor nodes  

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Wireless Sensor Networks have proven their capability to deal with problems where wide and hardly accessible areas need to be monitored. Among the other systems there are also sensor networks in which nodes can voluntarily modify their positions to better ... Keywords: Environmental Monitoring, Fluid Stochastic Petri Nets, Power Consumption Modelling, Power-Aware Systems

Maurizio D'Arienzo; Mauro Iacono; Stefano Marrone; Roberto Nardone

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Localized Topology Control for Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks  

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performances. Hence it can efficiently conserve the transmission energy from soft aspects with low cost, and assuming that a message sent by a sensor node will be received by all sensors within its transmission(n) total messages, where each message has O(log n) bits. We also conduct extensive simulations to study

Li, Xiang-Yang

438

Adaptive Sampling for Wireless Sensor Networks Rebecca M. Willett  

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net- work that can significantly reduce energy consumption. Under a piecewise smooth field assumption activating only n3/4 of the sensors in the net- work. This approach can save significant energy compared acquisition, and communication contribute significantly to the energy ex- penditure of wireless sensor

Willett, Rebecca

439

Fear: A Fuzzy-based Energy-aware Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Many energy-aware routing protocols have been proposed for wireless sensor networks. Most of them are only energy savers and do not take care about energy balancing. The energy saver protocols try to decrease the energy consumption of the network as a whole; however the energy manager protocols balance the energy consumption in the network to avoid network partitioning. This means that energy saver protocols are not necessarily energy balancing and vice versa. However, the lifetime of wireless sensor network is strictly depending on energy consumption; therefore, energy management is an essential task to be considered. This paper proposes an energy aware routing protocol, named FEAR, which considers energy balancing and energy saving. It finds a fair trade-off between energy balancing and energy saving by fuzzy set concept. FEAR routing protocol is simulated and evaluated by Glomosim simulator.

Ahvar, Ehsan; Piran, Mohammad Jalil

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

LaserSPECks:: laser SPECtroscopic trace-gas sensor networks - sensor integration and applications  

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We introduce a novel laser spectroscopic trace-gas sensor platform, LaserSPECks that integrates recently developed miniature quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy (QE-PAS) gas sensing technology. This universal platform uses infrared laser spectroscopy ... Keywords: lasers, sensors, spectroscopy, trace gas sensing

Stephen So; Farinaz Koushanfar; Anatoliy Kosterev; Frank Tittel

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed Bayesian Algorithms for Fault-Tolerant Event Region Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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We propose a distributed solution for a canonical task in wireless sensor networks---the binary detection of interesting environmental events. We explicitly take into account the possibility of sensor measurement faults and develop a distributed Bayesian algorithm for detecting and correcting such faults. Theoretical analysis and simulation results show that 85-95 percent of faults can be corrected using this algorithm, even when as many as 10 percent of the nodes are faulty.

Bhaskar Krishnamachari; Sitharama Iyengar

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

Opportunities to Save Energy and Improve Comfort by Using Wireless Sensor Networks in Buildings  

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OPPORTUNITIES TO SAVE ENERGY AND IMPROVE COMFORT BY USING WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS IN BUILDINGS Cliff Federspiel Research Specialist Edward Arens Director Danni Wang Graduate Student Center for Environmental Design Research.... They showed that by increasing the number of sensors they could optimize comfort or energy consumption individually, or improve both comfort and energy saving whenever some rooms require heating and others simultaneously require cooling. Wang et al (2002...

Wang, D.; Arens, E.; Federspiel, C.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

STOMP: A Software Architecture for the Design and Simulation UAV-Based Sensor Networks  

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This paper presents the Simulation, Tactical Operations and Mission Planning (STOMP) software architecture and framework for simulating, controlling and communicating with unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) servicing large distributed sensor networks. STOMP provides hardware-in-the-loop capability enabling real UAVs and sensors to feedback state information, route data and receive command and control requests while interacting with other real or virtual objects thereby enhancing support for simulation of dynamic and complex events.

Jones, E D; Roberts, R S; Hsia, T C S

2002-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

444

Performance of wireless sensor networks under random node failures  

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Networks are essential to the function of a modern society and the consequence of damages to a network can be large. Assessing network performance of a damaged network is an important step in network recovery and network design. Connectivity, distance between nodes, and alternative routes are some of the key indicators to network performance. In this paper, random geometric graph (RGG) is used with two types of node failure, uniform failure and localized failure. Since the network performance are multi-facet and assessment can be time constrained, we introduce four measures, which can be computed in polynomial time, to estimate performance of damaged RGG. Simulation experiments are conducted to investigate the deterioration of networks through a period of time. With the empirical results, the performance measures are analyzed and compared to provide understanding of different failure scenarios in a RGG.

Bradonjic, Milan [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Hagberg, Aric [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Feng, Pan [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2011-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

445

Multi-radio medium access control protocol for wireless sensor networks  

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This paper describes a dual-radio based medium access control protocol for wireless sensor networks. Our protocol combines the advantages of the two radios operating in different frequency bands to result in highly energy-efficient operation. The design effectively addresses the two dominant sources of energy consumption in sensor network communication, namely the idle listening and the ephemeral burst data traffic. This paper presents the design rationale and extensive empirical performance evaluation of the protocol in terms of power consumption and latency under various traffic loads and duty cycles. Experimental performance comparison with B-MAC show high gains of our approach. We derive analytical expression for the optimum transmit power level ratio of the two radios giving minimum energy consumption. We also model the mathematical relationship for the optimal duty cycle of the nodes to a given network traffic load and validate it through the prototype implementation on commercially available sensor nodes.

Junaid Ansari; Xi Zhang; Petri Mahonen

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

A study of an embedded community network system in home automation  

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This article proposes an embedded system of home automation in a community network The system includes a home security monitor and a home energy monitor. The home security monitor uses sensors and micro switches ...

Chun-Liang Chen

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New Electronic Sensors Stick to Your Skin -Heart Rate Monitors -Popular Mechanics http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/breakthroughs/new-electronic-sensors-stick-to-your-skin?click=pm_latest[8/14/2011 5:59:45 AM  

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New Electronic Sensors Stick to Your Skin - Heart Rate Monitors - Popular Mechanics http://www Electronic Sensors That Stick to Your Skin Like Temporary Tattoos Nice tattoo. Or is it a heart-rate monitor to measure the electrical activity of the heart, muscles and brain. And using the same principles behind

Rogers, John A.

448

Unmanned Ground Vehicle Navigation in Coordinate-Free and Localization-Free Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks  

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We present a set of algorithms for the navigation of Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) towards a set of pre-identified target nodes in coordinate-free and localization-free wireless sensor and actuator networks. The UGVs are equipped with a set of wireless ... Keywords: Localization-free navigation, Sensor and actuator networks, UGV navigation

Guyu Zhang, Christian A. Duncan, Jinko Kanno, Rastko R. Selmic

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USC/ISI TECHNICAL REPORT ISI-TR-599, NOVEMBER 2004 1 Energy Conservation in Sensor Networks at the  

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energy. With limited battery capacity, sensor networks are characterized by the situation where "each bit sent brings that node closer to death" [1]. Some sensor networks today add energy harvesting with solar Institute, University of Southern California. large body of literature around analysis and protocol design

Heidemann, John

450

An Adaptive Energy-Efficient and Low-Latency MAC for Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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nodes to a sink through a unidirectional tree. In this paper, we propose DMAC, an energy efficient gathering trees in sensor networks, DMAC provides significant energy savings and latency re- duction whileAn Adaptive Energy-Efficient and Low-Latency MAC for Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Networks

Krishnamachari, Bhaskar

451

Queue management based duty cycle control for end-to-end delay guarantees in wireless sensor networks  

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In this paper, we propose an analytical method for duty cycle adaptation in wireless sensor networks so that delay requirement is guaranteed while power consumption is minimized. The proposed method, named Dual-QCon, provides a formal method for stabilizing ... Keywords: Delay guarantee, Duty cycle control, Wireless sensor networks

Heejung Byun; Soogook Son; Jungmin So

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-efficient mobile target detection in Wireless Sensor Networks with random node deployment and partial coverage  

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This paper addresses the problem of engineering energy-efficient target detection applications, using unattended Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) with random node deployment and partial coverage, for long-lasting surveillance of areas of interest. As ... Keywords: Latency before detection, Optimization toolbox, Partial coverage, Probability of missed detection, Random node deployment, Target detection, Wireless Sensor Network (WSN)

Paolo Medagliani; Jrmie Leguay; Gianluigi Ferrari; Vincent Gay; Mario Lopez-Ramos

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

State-of-the-Art in Protocol Research for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks  

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of human activities on marine ecosystems, and biologi- cal monitoring such as tracking of fishes or micro networks that measure seismic activity from remote locations can provide tsunami warn- ings to coastal

Pompili, Dario

454

PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS USING SEQUENTIAL DETECTION IN A SERIAL MULTI-HOP WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK  

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PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS USING SEQUENTIAL DETECTION IN A SERIAL MULTI-HOP WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK A Thesis by DAE HYUN CHOI Submitted to the O?ce of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulflllment of the requirements for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 2008 Major Subject: Electrical Engineering PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS USING SEQUENTIAL DETECTION IN A SERIAL MULTI-HOP WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK A Thesis by DAE HYUN CHOI Submitted to the O?ce of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University...

Choi, Dae H.

2010-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Spectrum sensing improvement in cognitive radio networks for real-time patients monitoring  

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Spectrum sensing improvement in cognitive radio networks for real-time patients monitoring Dramane-bands to perform their transmission any- time and anywhere. Cognitive radio, although appropriate technology. Key words: Cognitive radio networks, e-health, patients monitoring, connectivity, Grey Model, Machine

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

456

Medians and Beyond: New Aggregation Techniques for Sensor Networks  

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power constraint (battery life), making communication very expensive. Another important issue. INTRODUCTION With the advances in hardware miniaturization and integration, it is possible to design tiny sensor devices that combine sensing with computation, storage, and communication. Availability of such de

Gao, Jie

457

Optimization of Power Consumption for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Transmission using excess power not only shortens the lifetime of sensor nodes, but also introduces interference. Packets should ideally be transmitted with moderate power. This work proposes a multi-level pow...

Sheng-Tzong Cheng; Jia-Shing Shih

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Dynamic Multi-resolution Data Dissemination in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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.g., batteries or small solar panels) for extended lifetime. Particularly, how to achieve power-efficient, multi to users at the minimum power consumption as sensor nodes must operate on limited power sources (e

459

Distributed Audit Secure Data Aggregation for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Data aggregation can reduce the communication overhead and energy expenditure of sensor nodes, as well as ... injection attacks. This paper proposes a distributed audit secure data aggregation protocol. The aggre...

Zhengdao Zhang; Zhiping Zhou

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

A mutual authentication and key establishment scheme for heterogeneous sensor networks supporting nodes mobility  

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In the last two decades, wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have greatly attracted the attention of the research community because their flexibility, adaptability and self-organising properties make them a technology solution suitable for diverse application scenarios ranging from home and industrial automation to military surveillance. Since these networks consist of resource constrained devices and can be deployed in remote and unattended areas, supporting security could represent a challenging task especially if mobility scenarios are taken into consideration. In this context, key management facilitates the adoption of cryptography techniques to support secure data communication and to protect the resource constrained devices from various security attacks. This paper specifically focuses on mobile heterogeneous wireless sensor networks consisting of mobile sensor nodes with few fixed sensor nodes and presents a mutual authentication and key management scheme suitable for the considered scenario. Analytical and OMNET++ simulation results show that the proposed scheme provides better network connectivity, consumes less memory, has better network resilience against attacks and introduces lower communication overhead compared to state-of-the-art solutions.

Sarmad Ullah Khan; Claudio Pastrone; Luciano Lavagno; Maurizio A. Spirito

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Key-Management Scheme for Distributed Sensor Laurent Eschenauer  

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may be deployed in hostile areas where communication is monitored and nodes are subject to capture and surreptitious use by an adversary. Hence DSNs require cryptographic protection of communications, sensor of the network, and control nodes, which monitor the status of and broadcast simple commands to sensor nodes. Al

Scheuermann, Peter

462

RMAC: A Routing-Enhanced Duty-Cycle MAC Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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hoc networks, such as IEEE 802.11, require a wireless device to remain awake to monitor the medium application usually generates very light traffic on the network, this idle-listening mechanism is very inefficient and wastes significant energy. To mitigate this energy consumption of idle listening, duty

Riedi, Rudolf H.

463

Agent-based artificial immune system approach for adaptive damage detection in monitoring networks  

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This paper presents an agent-based artificial immune system approach for adaptive damage detection in distributed monitoring networks. The presented approach establishes a new monitoring paradigm by embodying desirable immune attributes, such as adaptation, ... Keywords: Artificial immune systems, Mobile agents, Multi-agent systems, Pattern recognition, Structural health monitoring

Bo Chen

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

A distributed micro sonar network for marine mammal monitoring.  

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The design of a distributed micro sonar network (DMSN) is presented. The DMSN is a miniaturized low?power and high?frequency version of the swimmer detection sonar network used to detect and track marine mammals at ranges out to 500 m. The intent is to use it for monitoring during potentially harmful military and commercial activities such as high?powered Navy sonar oil and gas exploration explosive removal of offshore structures seismic exploration for research and oil and gas pile driving to install maritime structures including offshore wind farms and marine hydrokinetic energy devices such as free turbines. The system will consist of multiple single?beam sonars each transmitting and receiving a unique signal in a narrow beam. The hardware and software will initially be ported to a Xilinx FPGA with future versions done within a custom made ASIC. Initial hardware and software research and development will be described as well as the work done to create computationally efficient signal processing algorithms. This work will potentially lead to the first ever prototype of a sonar?on?a?chip implementation. [Work supported by the NAVAIR SBIR Program and ONR.]?

Nicholas A. Rotker; Peter J. Stein; Patrick Edson; John Wood

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GAS ANALYSIS SYSTEM COMPOSED OF A SOLID-STATE SENSOR ARRAY AND HYBRID NEURAL NETWORK  

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was exposed to various mixtures of air with these four pollutants. The paper deals with the calibration to control a chemical process or to monitor the safety of gas environment in an underground mine means of estimating the flammable gas in the air. One of the main problems with this type of gas sensors

Osowski, Stanislaw

466

Fuzzy Logic Control Based QoS Management in Wireless Sensor/Actuator Networks  

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Wireless sensor/actuator networks (WSANs) are emerging rapidly as a new generation of sensor networks. Despite intensive research in wireless sensor networks (WSNs), limited work has been found in the open literature in the field of WSANs. In particular, quality-of-service (QoS) management in WSANs remains an important issue yet to be investigated. As an attempt in this direction, this paper develops a fuzzy logic control based QoS management (FLC-QM) scheme for WSANs with constrained resources and in dynamic and unpredictable environments. Taking advantage of the feedback control technology, this scheme deals with the impact of unpredictable changes in traffic load on the QoS of WSANs. It utilizes a fuzzy logic controller inside each source sensor node to adapt sampling period to the deadline miss ratio associated with data transmission from the sensor to the actuator. The deadline miss ratio is maintained at a pre-determined desired level so that the required QoS can be achieved. The FLC-QM has the advantag...

Xia, Feng; Sun, Youxian; Tian, Yu-Chu

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Energy Efficient Joint Scheduling and Power Control for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Energy Efficient Joint Scheduling and Power Control for Wireless Sensor Networks Gang Lu in TDMA link scheduling with transmission power control using a realistic SINR-based interference model. We then investigate the scheduling and power control problem with the objective of minimizing

Krishnamachari, Bhaskar

468

Lifetime Optimization of Multi-hop Wireless Sensor Networks by Regulating the Frequency of Use of  

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of Cooperative Transmission Jin Woo Jung and Mary Ann Ingram School of Electrical and Computer EngineeringLifetime Optimization of Multi-hop Wireless Sensor Networks by Regulating the Frequency of Use model, we show how Cooperative Transmission (CT), when it is used to extend the communication range, can

Ingram, Mary Ann

469

Mercury: A Wearable Sensor Network Platform for High-fidelity Motion Analysis  

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Mercury: A Wearable Sensor Network Platform for High-fidelity Motion Analysis Konrad Lorincz, Bor This paper describes Mercury, a wearable, wireless sen- sor platform for motion analysis of patients being to previous systems intended for short-term use in a laboratory, Mercury is designed to sup- port long

Chen, Yiling

470

The Need for Cooperation and Relaying in Short-Range High Path Loss Sensor Networks  

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path loss. In particular, a sensor network on the human body or BASN is considered. The energy a propagation model and a radio model for communication along the human body. Using these models, energy the human body is not always possible. Another problem may be possible tissue heating [4], [5]. This effect

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Co-simulation Based Building Controls Implementation with Networked Sensors and Actuators  

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building systems is the key to optimal integrated control of the interdependent building elements in low to building sensor and actuator networks for efficient con- troller design and testing. The platform creates building control and management systems is critical to integrated controls. The first objective

472

Prediction-based Strategies for Energy Saving in Object Tracking Sensor Networks  

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Prediction-based Strategies for Energy Saving in Object Tracking Sensor Networks Yingqi Xu Julian are sometimes predictable, we pro- pose a Prediction-based Energy Saving scheme, called PES, to re- duce on PES through extensive simulation. Our results show that PES can save significant energy under various

Giles, C. Lee

473

Energy Harvesting Enabled Wireless Sensor Networks: Energy Model and Battery Dimensioning  

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, Battery Dimensioning 1. INTRODUCTION Advances in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) as a technologyEnergy Harvesting Enabled Wireless Sensor Networks: Energy Model and Battery Dimensioning Raul to the required energy for the communication process creates the necessity of temporal storage. Unfortu- nately

Politècnica de Catalunya, Universitat

474

Lifetime-Aware Hierarchical Wireless Sensor Network Architecture with Mobile Overlays  

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,morteza,pedram}@usc.edu ABSTRACT-- Recent technological advances have led to the emergence of small battery-powered sensors, delay, and local storage size. Fixed event aggregation relays and mobile relays are used to collect lifetime subject to constraints on local storage, delay, and maintenance cost. Network behavior is studied

Pedram, Massoud

475

Exploring the Energy-Latency Trade-off for Broadcasts in Energy-Saving Sensor Networks  

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Exploring the Energy-Latency Trade-off for Broadcasts in Energy-Saving Sensor Networks CIGDEM the energy-latency-reliability trade-off for broadcast in WSNs by presenting a new protocol called PBBF. Essentially, for a given reliability level, energy and latency are found to be inversely related and our study

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

476

Mapping SysML to Modelica to Validate Wireless Sensor Networks Non-Functional Requirements  

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Mapping SysML to Modelica to Validate Wireless Sensor Networks Non-Functional Requirements SamirML) and the Modelica language which promote the reusability and improve the development process. In this work, we elements in Modelica. Thanks to the SysML requirement diagram which is transformed into Modelica properties

Boyer, Edmond

477

Energy-Agile Laptops: Demand Response of Mobile Plug Loads Using Sensor/Actuator Networks  

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Energy-Agile Laptops: Demand Response of Mobile Plug Loads Using Sensor/Actuator Networks Nathan@me.berkeley.edu Abstract--This paper explores demand response techniques for managing mobile, distributed loads with on observed. Our first simulation study explores a classic demand response scenario in which a large number

Culler, David E.

478

Modeling and Generation of Space-Time Correlated Signals for Sensor Network Fields  

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and recovery in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have utilized the spatio-temporal statistics of real world signals in order to achieve good performance in terms of energy savings and improved signal reconstruction address this gap by devising a mathematical model for real world signals that are correlated in space

Rossi, Michele

479

Distributed Coalition Formation in Visual Sensor Networks: A Virtual Vision Approach  

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indicate station pedestrian portals.) An example visual sensor network comprising 16 simulated active (pan populated by autonomously self-animating pedestrians. The readily reconfigurable virtual cameras generate virtual public space--a train station populated by autonomously self-animating virtual pedestrians (Fig. 1

Toronto, University of

480

Scalable Coordination for Wireless Sensor Networks: SelfConfiguring Localization Systems  

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networks: tuning density to trade operational quality against lifetime; using multi­ ple sensor modalities, water, soil, chemistry); condition based maintenance; smart spaces; military surveillance; preci­ sion) or inhospitable terrain (toxic or urban locations). The above requirements impose substantial physical constraints

Heidemann, John

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Wireless multimedia sensor and actor networks for the next generation power grid  

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Electrical power grid is undergoing a major renovation, to meet the power quality and power availability demands of the 21st century. The new power grid, which is also called as the smart grid, aims to integrate the recent technological advancements ... Keywords: Electrical power grid, Smart grid, Wireless multimedia sensor and actor network

Melike Erol-Kantarci; Hussein T. Mouftah

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How Wireless Power Charging Technology Affects Sensor Network Deployment and Routing  

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of environmental energy such as sunlight and acoustic vibra- tions [6]­[9]. However, the energy that a solar cell with a large solar cell; the low harvesting efficiency of small solar cells, together with uncontrollableHow Wireless Power Charging Technology Affects Sensor Network Deployment and Routing Bin Tong, Zi

Wang, Guiling

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FUZZY DIFFUSION FOR DISTRIBUTED SENSOR NETWORKS Manikanden Balakrishnan and Eric E. Johnson  

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applications, a renewable energy source is pro- vided (e.g., a solar panel) but the power available is strictly New Mexico State University {mabalakr, ejohnson}@nmsu.edu ABSTRACT Distributed Sensor Networks (DSNs operate under severe energy constraints and are largely characterized by short- range multi-hop radio

Johnson, Eric E.

484

AN ENERGY-AWARE SPANNING TREE AlGORITHM FOR DATA AGGREGATION IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS  

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AN ENERGY-AWARE SPANNING TREE AlGORITHM FOR DATA AGGREGATION IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS Marc Lee. In this paper, we propose E-Span, which is an energy-aware spanning tree algorithm. E-Span is a distributed's residual energy. In [5], a dynamic convoy tree-based collaboration framework for tracking a mobile target

Wong, Vincent

485

Finding Source of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) to GPS Using a Network Sensors  

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Finding Source of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) to GPS Using a Network Sensors Shau-Shiun Jan, Per Enge Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics Stanford University ABSTRACT Any electromagnetic interference (EMI) to GPS must invoke a fast location and removal response, because of the high military

Stanford University

486

Decentralized EnergyConserving and Coverage Preserving Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Decentralized Energy­Conserving and Coverage­ Preserving Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks CHI, energy conservation, computational geometry 1. INTRODUCTION The coverage problem has been widely studied; Hsin and Liu 2004; Gui and Mohapatra 2004]. This paper proposes several decentralized energy­conserving

Tseng, Yu-Chee

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Lifetime Approximation Schemes Allow Multicast Algorithm with Linear Message Complexity in Wireless Sensor Networks  

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residual battery energy based on the observation that long-lived multicast / broadcast trees should consume information in order to construct an energy efficient multicast tree. Sometimes, this centralized approach Sensor Networks Mianxiong Dong, Song Guo and Minyi Guo School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Guo, Minyi

488

Smart sensor/actuator node reprogramming in changing environments using a neural network model  

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The techniques currently developed for updating software in sensor nodes located in changing environments require usually the use of reprogramming procedures, which clearly increments the costs in terms of time and energy consumption. This work presents ... Keywords: Arduino, Constructive Neural Networks, Microcontroller

Francisco Ortega-Zamorano, Jos M. Jerez, Jos L. Subirats, Ignacio Molina, Leonardo Franco

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Distance Estimation by Constructing The Virtual Ruler in Anisotropic Sensor Networks  

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fields, such as industrial sensing and scheduling, critical construction protection, environmentalDistance Estimation by Constructing The Virtual Ruler in Anisotropic Sensor Networks Yun Wang Kai. Furthermore, we develop an approach to construct a virtual ruler for distance estimation between any pair

Wu, Jie

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Performance Analysis of Error Control Codes for Wireless Sensor Networks Gopinath Balakrishnan  

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-intensive as the average energy consumption per useful bit grows exponentially with the constraint length of the code using VHDL. Implementation on FPGA and ASIC design is carried out and the energy consumption is measured scheme to reduce the bit error rate (BER). Due to the stringent energy constraint in sensor networks

Yang, Mei

491

Robust and Probabilistic Power-aware Scheduling of Wireless Sensor Networks  

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that sensing devices are equipped with small devices like solar panels to harvest energy. In such scenariosRobust and Probabilistic Power-aware Scheduling of Wireless Sensor Networks Hassan Jaleel to its available power. More importantly, to compensate for the effects of decrease in available power

Egerstedt, Magnus

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Flask: A Language for Data-driven Sensor Network Geoffrey Mainland, Matt Welsh, and Greg Morrisett  

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processing to reduce energy and radio bandwidth usage. As a result, application developers typically invest chains of operators into a dataflow graph that may reside on individual nodes or span multiple nodes in the network. To compose dataflow graphs across sensor nodes, Flask supports a lean, general

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Demo Abstract: ThermoSense: Thermal Array Sensor Networks in Building Management  

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the heating, cooling, ventilation and lighting of a building to optimize energy usage. Categories and Subject-Based Ap- plication Systems]: Real-time and embedded systems 1. INTRODUCTION Energy usage has increasedDemo Abstract: ThermoSense: Thermal Array Sensor Networks in Building Management Varick L. Erickson

Cerpa, Alberto E.

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Asymptotically Optimal Transmission Policies for Large-Scale Low-Power Wireless Sensor Networks  

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Asymptotically Optimal Transmission Policies for Large-Scale Low-Power Wireless Sensor Networks. The objective is to devise joint routing, power control and transmission scheduling policies in order to gather formulate the problem as maximizing the utility of transmissions subject to explicit fairness constraints

Starobinski, David

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Analysis of Algorithms for Multi-Modal Communications in Underwater Sensor Networks  

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acoustic messaging and the depth adjustment system still dominate the overall energy usage. For a given energy usage and packet loss into account. We perform an analysis of the algorithms and show,m_orourke@u.pacific.edu,carrick@cse.unl.edu ABSTRACT Acoustic communication typically dominates the power us- age in underwater sensor networks

Farritor, Shane

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An environmental sensor network to determine drinking water quality and security  

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An environmental sensor network to determine drinking water quality and security Anastassia. Small Civil & Environmental Engineering and Engineering & Public Policy Carnegie Mellon University ms35@andrew.cmu.edu Jeanne VanBriesen Civil and Environmental Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Carnegie

Ailamaki, Anastassia

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Distributed Sensor Networks as Sensate Skin Joshua Lifton, Michael Broxton, Joseph A. Paradiso  

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[8]), which, in addition to sensing, serves many other functions (e.g. protection from pathogens and radiation, wa- terproofing, heat exchange). Furthermore, this biological sensor network processes data plan to take this work. Motivation The motivations for building Tribble stem from our recent work

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ENERGY-EFFICIENT GEOGRAPHIC ROUTING IN ENVIRONMENTALLY POWERED WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS  

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ENERGY-EFFICIENT GEOGRAPHIC ROUTING IN ENVIRONMENTALLY POWERED WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS Kai Zengt- efficient routing protocols are requisite for the WSN appli- cations. In this paper, we study energy-efficient efficient than the corresponding residual energy based protocols without considering the property

Hou, Y. Thomas

499

Random Access Compressed Sensing for Energy-Efficient Underwater Sensor Networks  

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nodes are anchored to the bottom of the ocean and deployed for long periods of time. Each sensor node reconstructs the map of the physical field. Bandwidth and battery power are severely limited in underwater [3][4]. Authors in [5] are the first to introduce the application of compressed sensing in networks

Hochberg, Michael

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Channel Bonding in Cognitive Radio Wireless Sensor Networks  

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including, environmental monitoring, home automation, tracking, health care, just to name a few. Another. Moreover, WMSN have a lot of new po- tential applications, such as, environmental monitoring, home automation, tracking, surveillance, and hospital environment applications [2]. However, there are several

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