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Coordination of Mobile Mules via Facility Location Strategies [article]

Danny Hermelin, Michael Segal, Harel Yedidsion
2017 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we study the problem of wireless sensor network (WSN) maintenance using mobile entities called mules.  ...  location.  ...  Conclusion In this paper we proposed the use of facility location approximation algorithms for the coordination of a team of mobile agents charged with maintaining a WSN.  ... 
arXiv:1702.04142v1 fatcat:gr6ldvfufnejdhpp3c6gub74yq

Smart monitoring via participatory BLE relaying

Meera Radhakrishnan, Sougata Sen, Archan Misra, Youngki Lee, Rajesh Krishna Balan
2018 2018 10th International Conference on Communication Systems & Networks (COMSNETS)  
We explore the feasibility of the vision with real-world Wi-Fi based location traces from our university campus.  ...  We evaluate the efficacy and tradeoffs of the proposed approaches by simulation experiments with real-world location traces.  ...  However, SmartABLE is also centrally coordinated, with the scanning schedule of mules being intelligently orchestrated by the backend.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comsnets.2018.8328213 dblp:conf/comsnets/RadhakrishnanSM18 fatcat:jmfcw5iv3zbfppvwpir7jzsgum

An autonomous intelligent gateway for wireless sensor network based on mobile node

Hajar Mansouri, Fouad Moutaouakil, Hicham Medromi
2014 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
location.  ...  One of the recent tendencies for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) that significantly increases their performance and functionality is the utilization of mobile nodes.  ...  A mule is a mobile device that can visit locations within the communication distance of each of the static motes, download their measurements and return to a remote base station to load the collected data  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2014.050311 fatcat:uscqqbf5jzgenpfz7axxijaini

Social-Aware Data Collection Scheme Through Opportunistic Communication in Vehicular Mobile Networks

Zhipeng Tang, Anfeng Liu, Changqin Huang
2016 IEEE Access  
INDEX TERMS Vehicular mobile networks, social welfare, data collection, opportunistic communication, oblivious data mules, simulated annealing, machine learning. 2169-3536 2016 IEEE.  ...  To quantify the value of data and find a well-performed selection strategy, the concept of priority is introduced to the SWDCP-SCmules scheme, and then, the simulated annealing for priority assignment  ...  mobile IoT nodes, i.e. mules.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2016.2611863 fatcat:5ly5fbl3drbm7oyrvqfuwc6pue

Data collection, storage, and retrieval with an underwater sensor network

I. Vasilescu, K. Kotay, D. Rus, M. Dunbabin, P. Corke
2005 Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on Embedded networked sensor systems - SenSys '05  
The mobile nodes can locate and hover above the static nodes for data muling, and they can perform network maintenance functions such as deployment, relocation, and recovery.  ...  Finally, we describe our experiments with mobility for data muling in this network.  ...  Poe Chen for developing the interface between the Flecks and Starbug and for his programming support for data muling.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1098918.1098936 dblp:conf/sensys/VasilescuKRDC05 fatcat:ofu7mqh2ujbprex5dwqauxpogy

Experiments with Cooperative Control of Underwater Robots

Matthew Dunbabin, Peter Corke, Iuliu Vasilescu, Daniela Rus
2009 The international journal of robotics research  
A fleet of such robots can be controlled to place sensors at designated locations on pipelines, pillars, or specific locations at the bottom of the ocean.  ...  We describe how one robot is able to rescue another, and finally, we describe an application of the cooperative system to data muling from an in-situ sensor network.  ...  the interface between Flecks and Starbug and support for data muling; and Leslie Overs for electronics support.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0278364908098456 fatcat:bg7mib35wfbazojpy4ehobpwci

Chronic Wasting Disease In Cervids: Prevalence, Impact And Management Strategies

Nelda A Rivera, Adam L Brandt, Jan E Novakofski, Nohra E Mateus-Pinilla
2019 Veterinary Medicine : Research and Reports  
We also discuss the impact of CWD and review the management strategies that have been used to prevent and control the spread of CWD.  ...  Here we review the characteristics of the CWD prion protein, mechanisms of transmission and the role of genetics. We discuss the characteristics that contribute to prevalence and distribution.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the landowners and the hunting communities for their efforts and willingness to participate in CWD surveillance, and their commitment to the scientific advances and management of  ... 
doi:10.2147/vmrr.s197404 pmid:31632898 pmcid:PMC6778748 fatcat:dugyzxdvpjf5pl6uq2u7mslz4u

Flying Real-Time Network to Coordinate Disaster Relief Activities in Urban Areas

Matias Micheletto, Vinicius Petrucci, Rodrigo Santos, Javier Orozco, Daniel Mosse, Sergio Ochoa, Roc Meseguer
2018 Sensors  
The proposal involves the use of flying witness units, implemented using drones, that act as communication gateways between first responders working at different locations of the affected area.  ...  In search-and-rescue operations, the communication requirements are increased, since the first responders need to rely on real-time and reliable communication to perform their activities and coordinate  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18051662 pmid:29789458 pmcid:PMC5982691 fatcat:4z4o4r4toreupgbhczwjw7jfme

Connecting the Edges: A Universal, Mobile-Centric, and Opportunistic Communications Architecture

Christos-Alexandros Sarros, Sotiris Diamantopoulos, Sergi Rene, Ioannis Psaras, Adisorn Lertsinsrubtavee, Carlos Molina-Jimenez, Paulo Mendes, Rute Sofia, Arjuna Sathiaseelan, George Pavlou, Jon Crowcroft, Vassilis Tsaoussidis
2018 IEEE Communications Magazine  
with the content itself, irrespectively of the location where it is being held.  ...  Departing from the traditional host-centric access paradigm where access to a desired content is mapped to its location, an informationcentric model enables the association of access to a desired content  ...  used to enable the invocation of applications at co-located mobile devices.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2018.1700325 fatcat:zxbtzxj2q5hnxb2kz4drbt7cne

Using Wireless Sensor Networks and Trains as Data Mules to Monitor Slab Track Infrastructures

Eduardo Cañete, Jaime Chen, Manuel Díaz, Luis Llopis, Ana Reyna, Bartolomé Rubio
2015 Sensors  
The design of such systems has to deal with a scenario of large areas with inaccessible zones, where neither Internet coverage nor electricity supply is guaranteed.  ...  Collected data is transmitted to passing trains, which are used as data mules to upload the information to a remote control center.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s150715101 pmid:26131668 pmcid:PMC4541823 fatcat:owjm2qebanhj7polry352yyhgq

Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud Computing Enabled Disaster Management [article]

Raj Gaire, Chigulapalli Sriharsha, Deepak Puthal, Hendra Wijaya, Jongkil Kim, Prateeksha Keshari, Rajiv Ranjan, Rajkumar Buyya, Ratan K. Ghosh, R.K. Shyamasundar, Surya Nepal
2018 arXiv   pre-print
On the other hand, the growing ubiquity of social media and mobile devices, and pervasive nature of the Internet-of-Things means that there are more sources of outbound traffic, which ultimately results  ...  in the creation of a data deluge, beginning shortly after the onset of disaster events, leading to the problem of information tsunami.  ...  We also acknowledge the contribution of Rodrigo Calheiros and Aadel Naadjaran Toosi for this work.  ... 
arXiv:1806.07530v1 fatcat:nbxbajg57fcllpb25priaxvvoi

Transposable elements employ distinct integration strategies with respect to transcriptional landscapes in eukaryotic genomes

Xinyan Zhang, Meixia Zhao, Donald R McCarty, Damon Lisch
2020 Nucleic Acids Research  
We showcase two distinct types of transcription-associated TE targeting strategies that suggest a process of convergent evolution among eukaryotic TE families.  ...  of precision TE targeting in addition to passive targeting of open chromatin.  ...  Autonomous elements encode proteins that are capable of mobilizing both autonomous and non-autonomous elements.  ... 
doi:10.1093/nar/gkaa370 pmid:32442316 fatcat:pujg4vu7b5dyhnxdooix5o24vm

Optimized Cluster-Based Dynamic Energy-Aware Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks in Agriculture Precision

Kashif Naseer Qureshi, Muhammad Umair Bashir, Jaime Lloret, Antonio Leon
2020 Journal of Sensors  
via multihop routing.  ...  Simulation has performed to evaluate the proposed protocol with state-of-the-art protocols.  ...  Message type contains the type of message. The "sender ID" contains the sensor node ID. The "X coordinate and Y coordinate" are the locations of the sensor node.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/9040395 fatcat:jntcjsntxnc4lkv574dmh4y7gy

Innovative Airport Designs' Infrastructures to support an Integrated Sustainable Tourism Policy for Sustainable Development and Public Health Protection

Vicky Katsoni, Tilemachos Koliopoulos
2020 Turystyka i Rozwój Regionalny  
An integrated framework is presented based on a comprehensive and analysis of the community airport tourism centers and sustainable design facilities in sustainable construction infrastructures in transportation  ...  tourists at airport facilities.  ...  In Figure 1 are presented the FG's regional airport locations.  ... 
doi:10.22630/tirr.2020.13.4 fatcat:zyngbvehmbgcbfogyyn2kybz3q

The Future Internet convergence of IMS and ubiquitous smart environments: An IMS-based solution for energy efficiency

Paolo Bellavista, Giuseppe Cardone, Antonio Corradi, Luca Foschini
2012 Journal of Network and Computer Applications  
The wide availability of new devices and the large amount of data they can access enable a wide range of novel services in different areas, spanning from simple data collection systems to socially-aware  ...  So far, existing works on Pervasive Sensing have focused only on limited portions of the whole stack of available devices and data that they can use, to propose and develop mainly vertical solutions.  ...  It can also receive data by other mobile devices, via the peer coordination component, and from sensor nodes, via the Lower-tier Interface.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jnca.2011.05.003 fatcat:3iprgfdvmjfxxey67qtflilnri
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