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Editorial: Network coverage: From theory to practice

Shibo He, Dong-Hoon Shin, Yuanchao Shu
2019 Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications  
The ninth paper, BConnectivity Preserving Obstacle Avoidance Localized Motion Planning Algorithms for Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks^by M. Y. Hassan, F.  ...  ., designs Cellular Automaton (CA) based localized motion planning algorithms for both dispersion and gathering problems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12083-018-0713-6 fatcat:tiup5s7ht5g37o2jpiqpbcp2zy

Connectivity Preservation and Coverage Schemes for Wireless Sensor Networks

Tahiry Razafindralambo, David Simplot-Ryl
2011 IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control  
In this paper, we consider the self-deployment of wireless sensor networks. We present a mechanism which allows to preserve network connectivity during the deployment of mobile wireless sensors.  ...  Our algorithm is localized and is based on a subset of neighbors for motion decision. Our algorithm maintains a connected topology regardless of the direction chosen by each sensor.  ...  • We provide a localized deployment algorithm for mobile sensor networks. • Our algorithm preserves connectivity all along the deployment procedure.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tac.2011.2163885 fatcat:7tgdovu7sfa2de3hqpapd4ntdm

Global Reconfiguration of a Team of Networked Mobile Robots Among Obstacles [chapter]

Robert Fitch, Alen Alempijevic, Thierry Peynot
2015 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
The robots use acoustic beacons for localisation and can sense obstacles in their local neighbourhood using IR sensors.  ...  We present a novel two-layer planning and control algorithm for team reconfiguration that is decentralised and assumes local (neighbour-to-neighbour) communication only.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported in part by the Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) and the NSW State Government.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-08338-4_47 fatcat:fs7dep4gcvdz3novbc77i2mxjm

Points of Interest Coverage with Connectivity Constraints Using Wireless Mobile Sensors [chapter]

Milan Erdelj, Tahiry Razafindralambo, David Simplot-Ryl
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The coverage of Points of Interest (PoI) is a classical requirement in mobile wireless sensor applications.  ...  Our deployment scheme minimizes the number of sensors used for connectivity thus increasing the number of monitoring sensors.  ...  The integration of an efficient obstacle avoidance scheme in our algorithm is left for future work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20757-0_28 fatcat:azqhdp47pngcha3nqe5ranbtt4

Covering Points of Interest with Mobile Sensors

Milan Erdelj, Tahiry Razafindralambo, David Simplot-Ryl
2013 IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems  
The coverage of Points of Interest (PoI) is a classical requirement in mobile wireless sensor applications.  ...  Our deployment scheme minimizes the number of sensors used for connectivity thus increasing the number of monitoring sensors.  ...  CONCLUSION We present an algorithm for Point of Interest (PoI) coverage with mobile wireless sensors.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tpds.2012.46 fatcat:suc4qpxuyvgztguy3jcfvzw4vy

A Distributed Approach to Area Coverage for Dynamic Sensor Networks

2009 Sensors & Transducers  
In this paper a distributed solution to the area coverage problem for dynamic sensor networks is given.  ...  Collisions avoidance and communication network connectivity maintenance constraints are considered.  ...  The main contribution is a distributed (local) approach for motion planning of each single sensor unit.  ... 
doaj:ac13f8682d034998b82c6960b6305bda fatcat:hrh35zuyu5gpfpynuup4jbsr6m

Coordinated control of mobile antennas for ad hoc networks

Gianluca Antonelli, Filippo Arrichiello, Stefano Chiaverini, Roberto Setola
2006 International journal of Modeling, identification and control  
This paper investigates the implementation of a wireless mobile ad-hoc network to guarantee that an autonomous agent, i.e., an autonomously driven mobile vehicle or a human, remains connected to a fixed  ...  Self configuration of the robots' platoon is achieved by a singularity-robust task-priority inverse kinematics algorithm via the definition of suitable task functions.  ...  The limit of this obstacle avoidance approach, common to all the path planning algorithm relying on local information only, is the possibility to get trapped in local minima.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijmic.2006.008649 fatcat:jvgyktrjkza4jgqtk2fxckc3cy

Distributed Collaborative Controlled autonomous vehicle systems over wireless networks

Hua Chen, Pedram Hovareshti, John S. Baras
2010 18th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, MED'10  
We propose distributed algorithms to control the vehicles' trajectories over a wireless vehicle-to-vehicle network.  ...  Simulation results show that collaboration between vehicles results in better performance for path planning and wireless inter-vehicle communications.  ...  address the problem of controlling the motion of a network of agents while preserving k-hop connectivity, and [16] in which the authors discuss maintaining connectivity between multiple mobile agents  ... 
doi:10.1109/med.2010.5547803 fatcat:26hl6q6cpnhvpnz2nfltlc2sty

The Coverage Problem in Video-Based Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey

Daniel Costa, Luiz Affonso Guedes
2010 Sensors  
The nature of video-based wireless sensor networks demands new algorithms and solutions, since traditional wireless sensor networks approaches are not feasible or even efficient for that specialized communication  ...  The coverage problem is a crucial issue of wireless sensor networks, requiring specific solutions when video-based sensors are employed.  ...  Some localization algorithms for traditional wireless sensor networks can be found in [53, 54] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/s100908215 pmid:22163651 pmcid:PMC3231197 fatcat:7qs6onsyszelhkj5bzjlr2a4qa

A one decade survey of autonomous mobile robot systems

Noor Abdul Khaleq Zghair, Ahmed S. Al-Araji
2021 International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems (IJPEDS)  
It must be observed and integrated so that the robot functions properly: Navigation systems, localization systems, detection systems (sensors) along with motion and kinematics and dynamics systems.  ...  The global market for mobile robots will grow significantly over the next 20 years.  ...  The next subsection is for more information about avoiding obstacles. In recent years, several methods have been developed that try to solve the problem of motion planning of mobile robots.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijece.v11i6.pp4891-4906 fatcat:mqdf7l3vhbe2xia7jftst3txoa

A Social Potential Fields Approach for Self-Deployment and Self-Healing in Hierarchical Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks

Eva González-Parada, Jose Cano-García, Francisco Aguilera, Francisco Sandoval, Cristina Urdiales
2017 Sensors  
Autonomous mobile nodes in mobile wireless sensor networks (MWSN) allow self-deployment and self-healing.  ...  Some methods work in a reactive way: rather than planning over the full topology, nodes are rearranged according to local criteria, like preserving connectivity or minimizing coverage loss in a given area  ...  Globally, robots spread over the coverage area, avoiding each other and preserving connectivity. A node stops moving when its emergent motion vector is under a threshold f u .  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17010120 pmid:28075364 pmcid:PMC5298693 fatcat:f3ig3m7xcnf73fapmnkd2idxbe


Putri Kevin, Department of Computer Science, Brahijaya University,Indonesia
2021 International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science  
A taxonomy of motion-assisted sensor deployment algorithms that captures fundamental variations between current solutions is introduced.  ...  The movement assisted sensor deployment is the most common design issue in mobile design. Various models, assumptions, goals, and shortcomings are identified, and formulas are mentioned.  ...  CPVF (Connectivity Preserving Virtual Force) ensures network connectivity. TIVFA (Target Involved Virtual Force Algorithm) improves coverage and multi-target tracking [16] [17] . C.  ... 
doi:10.26483/ijarcs.v12i1.6686 fatcat:xrs4hdfgobcjngwvmhgjdzqdg4

Self-Organized Connectivity Control and Optimization Subjected to Dispersion of Mobile Ad Hoc Sensor Networks

Zhenqiang Mi, Yang Yang, Hao Ding
2012 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
Secondly, for the purpose of preserving essential links while avoiding collisions, a combined piecewise-continuous motion controller is designed to regulate the motion of mobile sensors between two consecutive  ...  First, to reduce redundant communication links while preserving global connectivity, a distributed link removal algorithm is developed that only requires local information of no more than two-hop neighbors  ...  Wang for the enlightening discussions in topology control algorithms.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/672436 fatcat:aabiiqg4czc27kkn7nfphj7m5u

A Component-Based Approach to the Design of Networked Control Systems

Karl-Erik Årzén, Antonio Bicchi, Gianluca Dini, Stephen Hailes, Karl H. Johansson, John Lygeros, Anthony Tzes
2007 European Journal of Control  
We outline a general componentbased framework to embedded control and show how it can be instantiated in specific problems that arise in the control over/of sensor networks.  ...  Clearly such features are important for the design of large-scale complex systems more generally, beyond software architectures.  ...  In a mobile robot setting we may decompose the application into components for localization, path planning, collision avoidance, etc.  ... 
doi:10.3166/ejc.13.261-279 fatcat:6de2gleganaqhpujt4dbkbwnxa

Survey of Localization Techniques based on Mobile Beacon in Wireless Sensor Network

Shweta Ubnare, Balram Yadav, Bharti Chourasiya
This information may be obtained using the global positioning system, but it is not feasible for energy constraints networks. Location of sensor nodes may be obtained through localization techniques.  ...  Localization of nodes in a sensor network is a motivating analysis space, and a lot of works are done to this point.  ...  For static and mobile sensor networks, different algorithms of localization are used. In this paper, path planning of the mobile is also considered for analysis.  ... 
doi:10.17148/ijireeice.2017.5536 fatcat:icedhb7zrff3fglykhepda5qbu
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