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Cooperation in distributed surveillance systems for dense regions

Abderrezak Benaskeur, Alaa Khamis, Hengameh Irandoust
2011 International Journal of Intelligent Defence Support Systems  
The paper discusses surveillance operations in complex and dense environments, such as littoral regions, and describes the key features of distributed surveillance systems.  ...  The paper focuses on intra and inter-platform target cueing and handoff as augmentative forms of cooperation in distributed surveillance.  ...  Cueing and handoff as augmentative forms of cooperation In distributed surveillance systems, static and mobile sensors can cooperatively detect and track multiple targets within the VOI.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijidss.2011.037806 fatcat:b6tvmti6nnax7jqnhnbzwcwqnq

Market-Based Framework for Mobile Surveillance Systems [chapter]

Ahmed M. Elmogy, Alaa M. Khamis, Fakhri Karray
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Modern surveillance systems encompass spatially distributed mobile and static sensors in order to provide effective monitoring of persistent and transient objects and events in a given Area Of Interest  ...  Mobile surveillance systems incorporate self-organized networks of mobile sensing nodes of different modalities, data and information fusion nodes, acting nodes and control nodes.  ...  As seen in the literature survey above, the problem of multi target tracking which is tackled as part of the design of multi sensor surveillance systems has been solved using stationary sensors, mobile  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31368-4_9 fatcat:57nrvobnfjhinkrlqixccf2ymy

Design Challenges of Multi-UAV Systems in Cyber-Physical Applications: A Comprehensive Survey, and Future Directions [article]

Reza Shakeri, Mohammed Ali Al-Garadi, Ahmed Badawy, Amr Mohamed, Tamer Khattab, Abdulla Al-Ali, Khaled A. Harras, Mohsen Guizani
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Therefore, in this survey, we aim to pinpoint the most fundamental and important design challenges of multi-UAV systems for CPS applications.  ...  The main advantages of using UAVs in CPS application is their exceptional features, including their mobility, dynamism, effortless deployment, adaptive altitude, agility, adjustability, and effective appraisal  ...  In the literature, the coverage and the connectivity optimization have been heavily investigated for sensor networks and mobile robots.  ... 
arXiv:1810.09729v1 fatcat:fpjvb4cezzfnhhnefcpgulnvbu

The Future of Camera Networks

Lukas Esterle, Peter R. Lewis, Richie McBride, Xin Yao
2017 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras - ICDSC 2017  
They will operate on a vast scale, drawing on mobile resources connected in networks structured in complex and changing ways.  ...  In this position paper, we discuss a variety of potential uses for such complex smart camera networks, and some of the challenges that arise when staying smart in the presence of such complexity.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work is supported by the SOLOMON project (Self-Organisation and Learning Online in Mobile Observation Networks) funded by the European Union H2020 Programme, grant nº705020.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3131885.3131931 dblp:conf/icdsc/EsterleLM017 fatcat:44kmiunahrfhdpjlyt3smvpwxq

Evaluation of coordination strategies for heterogeneous sensor networks aiming at surveillance applications

Edison Pignaton de Freitas, Tales Heimfarth, Carlos Eduardo Pereira, Armando Morado Ferreira, Flavio Rech Wagner, Tony Larsson
2009 2009 IEEE Sensors  
This kind of sensor networks have clearly high relevance in surveillance systems, in which both low-end static ground sensor nodes and more sophisticated sensors carried by mobile platforms, such as Unmanned  ...  A new challenge in the sensor network area is the coordination of heterogeneous sensors (with different sensing, mobility and computing capabilities) in an integrated network.  ...  This project aims at integrating a sensor network of resource constrained ground nodes with mobile sensors, both on the ground and carried by UAVs.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsens.2009.5398314 fatcat:6iss64rf3ndrdo66mfpdaxfhqu

The Evolution of Wi-Fi Technology in Human.pdf

Noha Mohamed
Human motion recognition is an important topic in computer vision as well as security. It is used in scientific research, surveillance cameras industry and robotics technology as well.  ...  The human interaction with the objects creates a complex stance. Multiple artefacts such as clutter, occlusions, and backdrop diversity contribute to the complexity of this technology.  ...  Wi-Fi signal effects caused by object movements can anticipate target traces and behavior [29].Non-target objects are persons who do not engage in the experiment but effect Wi-Fi transmissions.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.16668373.v1 fatcat:nl2y3c4lbvgsxbojcouavxdpuu

Adaptive teams of autonomous aerial and ground robots for situational awareness

M. Ani Hsieh, Anthony Cowley, James F. Keller, Luiz Chaimowicz, Ben Grocholsky, Vijay Kumar, Camillo J. Taylor, Yoichiro Endo, Ronald C. Arkin, Boyoon Jung, Denis F. Wolf, Gaurav S. Sukhatme (+1 others)
2007 Journal of Field Robotics  
Multiple robots are to establish a mobile, ad-hoc communication network that is aware of the radio signal strength between nodes and adapts to changing conditions to maintain connectivity.  ...  In this paper, we present the component technologies and the integration of these technologies for the development of an adaptive system of heterogeneous robots for urban surveillance.  ...  Tucker Balch, Yang Cheng, Zsolt Kira, Lilia Moshkina, Matt Powers, Alexander Stoytchev, Patrick Ulam, and Alan Wagner from the Georgia Tech Mobile Robot Laboratory.  ... 
doi:10.1002/rob.20222 fatcat:tnf2t5su7nfrjhhsptuq6gidpe

Coordinating Aerial Robots and Unattended Ground Sensors for Intelligent Surveillance Systems

Edison Pignaton De Freitas, Tales Heimfarth, Rodrigo Schmidt Allgayer, Flávio Rech Wagner, Tony Larsson, Carlos Eduardo Pereira, Armando Morado Ferreira
2010 International Journal of Computers Communications & Control  
This usage is enhanced by employing sensors with different characteristics in terms of sensing, computing and mobility capabilities, working cooperatively in the network.  ...  This paper analyses surveillance systems based on a heterogeneous sensor network, which is composed by lowend ground sensor nodes and autonomous aerial robots, i.e.  ...  , including low-end sensor nodes in a wireless sensor network and mobile robots equipped with more sophisticated sensors.  ... 
doi:10.15837/ijccc.2010.1.2464 fatcat:f6z4am7qt5aqnp6odcm5klhywi

Unmanned air/ground vehicles heterogeneous cooperative techniques: Current status and prospects

HaiBin Duan, SenQi Liu
2010 Science China Technological Sciences  
This paper mainly focused on the key issues in multiple unmanned air/ground vehicles heterogeneous cooperation, including heterogeneous flocking, formation control, formation stability, network control  ...  The main problems and future directions in this field were also analyzed in detail.  ...  Cooperative air and ground surveillance: A scalable approach to the detection and localization of targets by a network of UAVs and UGVs. IEEE Robot Autom Mag, 2006, 13: 16-26 2 Chaimowicz L, Kumar V.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11431-010-0122-4 fatcat:dlpzfrtgd5cajdezvzzqmzdzlq

Smart Sensor Web: Web-based exploitation of sensor fusion for visualization of the tactical battlefield

J.L. Paul
2000 Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Information Fusion  
Smart Sensor Web (SSW) is a recent DUSD(S&T) initiative inspired by extraordinary technological advances in sensors and microelectronics and by the emergence of the Internet as a real time communication  ...  Emphasis is on multisensor fusion of large arrays of local sensors, joined with other assets, to provide real-time imagery, weather, targeting information, mission planning, and simulations for military  ...  ., Springfield, Virginia, for their significant help and consultation in the preparation of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ific.2000.862666 fatcat:eb6k5uef6jemtmmot3lnzaoyre

Sensor-Assisted Cooperative Localization and Communication in Multi-agent Networks [chapter]

Mattia Brambilla
2022 SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology  
These two macro trends are investigated in the general context of mobile multi-agent networks for situational awareness applications, where time-varying agents of unknown locations are asked to fulfill  ...  Cooperative localization is conceived for both active and passive agents, i.e., targets to be detected and localized, and it is analyzed in vehicular and maritime environments.  ...  Integration goes together with cooperation, as multiple connected devices (such as vehicles) engage into an evolving network characterized by intermittent links due to mobility.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-85918-3_11 fatcat:lhb2jamp4nesbjchpr7j2e7ylq

Mobile Journalists as Traceable Data Objects: Surveillance Capitalism and Responsible Innovation in Mobile Journalism

Anja Salzmann, Frode Guribye, Astrid Gynnild
2021 Media and Communication  
This article discusses how Shosana Zuboff's critical theory of surveillance capitalism may help to understand and underpin responsible practice and innovation in mobile journalism.  ...  Zuboff provides a critical perspective to study how this architecture of surveillance impedes the practice of mobile journalism.  ...  The data was bought openly, and the investigation revealed a complex and invisible network of actors involved in the data analytics and data brokerage market.  ... 
doi:10.17645/mac.v9i2.3804 fatcat:2wlbuqnvzveenlps76gmpa2r7e

Handling QoS Traffic in Wireless Sensor Networks [chapter]

Mohamed Younis, Kemal Akkaya, Moustafa Youssef
2009 Encyclopedia on Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing  
Many new routing and MAC layer protocols have been proposed for wireless sensor networks tackling the issues raised by the resource constrained unattended sensor nodes in large-scale deployments.  ...  In this paper, we highlight the architectural and operational challenges of handling of QoS traffic in sensor networks. We report on progress make to-date and outline open research problems.  ...  In military situations, sensor networks can be used in surveillance missions and can be used to detect moving targets, chemical gases, or presence of micro-agents.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789812833495_0010 fatcat:vuyu7ovhobe6tbcl2cgmnlxzu4

On handling QoS traffic in wireless sensor networks

M. Younis, K. Akkaya, M. Eltoweissy, A. Wadaa
2004 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2004. Proceedings of the  
Many new routing and MAC layer protocols have been proposed for wireless sensor networks tackling the issues raised by the resource constrained unattended sensor nodes in large-scale deployments.  ...  In this paper, we highlight the architectural and operational challenges of handling of QoS traffic in sensor networks. We report on progress make to-date and outline open research problems.  ...  In military situations, sensor networks can be used in surveillance missions and can be used to detect moving targets, chemical gases, or presence of micro-agents.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2004.1265688 dblp:conf/hicss/YounisAEW04 fatcat:y6eqy7qojfastcv3klhelk3uzi

Genetic Algorithm Applications in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN): A Review

Shauban Ali Solang, Dil Nawaz Hakro, Intzar Ali Lashari2, Khalil-Ur-Rehman Khoumbat, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Maryam Hameed
2017 Zenodo  
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) has been remained most demanding field due to its application-specific characteristics.  ...  This paper is an attempt to survey of all operational phases of a WSN namely, quality of service (QoS) in routing, clustering, network coverage and localization as well multiple sinks.  ...  The scheme is formulated the network as all sensor nodes as -coonected andconnected target point.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3470631 fatcat:6olb3gtl6ndjdjnad2z4ziii5u
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