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Push & Pull: autonomous deployment of mobile sensors for a complete coverage [article]

N. Bartolini, T. Calamoneri, E. G. Fusco, A. Massini, S. Silvestri
2009 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper we propose a distributed algorithm for the autonomous deployment of mobile sensors called Push&Pull.  ...  Mobile devices permit a dynamic deployment reconfiguration that improves the coverage in terms of completeness and uniformity.  ...  Conclusions and future work We proposed an original algorithm for mobile sensor self deployment named Push & Pull.  ... 
arXiv:0804.2191v4 fatcat:6ehgkeb7dza3noi7wkshnwwgpe

Push & Pull: autonomous deployment of mobile sensors for a complete coverage

Novella Bartolini, Tiziana Calamoneri, Emanuele Guido Fusco, Annalisa Massini, Simone Silvestri
2009 Wireless networks  
In this paper we propose a distributed algorithm for the autonomous deployment of mobile sensors called Push & Pull.  ...  Mobile devices permit a dynamic deployment reconfiguration that improves the coverage in terms of completeness and uniformity.  ...  Conclusions and future work We proposed an original algorithm for mobile sensor self deployment named Push & Pull.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11276-008-0157-7 fatcat:qco26fla4fgu5mw5juikhaclom

Autonomous Deployment of Self-Organizing Mobile Sensors for a Complete Coverage [chapter]

Novella Bartolini, Tiziana Calamoneri, Emanuele Guido Fusco, Annalisa Massini, Simone Silvestri
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we propose an algorithm for the autonomous deployment of mobile sensors over critical target areas where sensors cannot be deployed manually.  ...  We prove that our approach guarantees a complete coverage, provided that a sufficient number of sensors are available.  ...  Conclusions and future work We proposed an original algorithm for mobile sensor self-deployment named Push & Pull.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-92157-8_17 fatcat:2u64syqokfgxbg2b2qbxa6e3rm

Variable Density Deployment and Topology Control for the Solution of the Sink-Hole Problem [chapter]

Novella Bartolini, Tiziana Calamoneri, Annalisa Massini, Simone Silvestri
2009 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
We propose a new approach towards the solution of this problem by means of an autonomous deployment algorithm that guarantees the adaptation of the sensor density to the sink proximity and enables their  ...  The proposed algorithm also permits a fault tolerant and self-healing deployment, and allows the realization of an integrated solution for deployment, dynamic relocation and selective sensor activation  ...  As in its original counterpart, according to δ-Push&Pull, the sensors aim at realizing a complete coverage of the AoI and a connected network by means of a hexagonal tiling deployment, where the side of  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-10625-5_11 fatcat:qwgqtnlezfffdjc4ax6v5jmge4

On Adaptive Density Deployment to Mitigate the Sink-Hole Problem in Mobile Sensor Networks

Novella Bartolini, Tiziana Calamoneri, Annalisa Massini, Simone Silvestri
2010 Journal on spesial topics in mobile networks and applications  
We propose a new approach towards the solution of this problem by means of an autonomous deployment algorithm that guarantees the adaptation of the sensor density to the sink proximity and enables their  ...  The proposed algorithm also permits a fault tolerant and self-healing deployment, and allows the realization of an integrated solution for deployment, dynamic relocation and selective sensor activation  ...  Never- Conclusions We proposed an original algorithm for mobile sensor self deployment, according to which sensors autonomously coordinate their movements to achieve a complete coverage with variable  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11036-010-0247-5 fatcat:joa4xjln2jdmdfmcs4src64dde

P&P protocol: local coordination of mobile sensors for self-deployment [article]

N. Bartolini, A. Massini, S. Silvestri
2009 arXiv   pre-print
In these networks, each sensor adapts its position on the basis of a local evaluation of the coverage efficiency, thus permitting an autonomous deployment.  ...  The use of mobile sensors is of great relevance for a number of strategic applications devoted to monitoring critical areas where sensors can not be deployed manually.  ...  BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE PUSH & PULL ALGORITHM PUSH & PULL is a completely distributed algorithm [10] for the realization of an autonomous deployment of mobile sensors.  ... 
arXiv:0805.1981v2 fatcat:hrtgdmop5vhypaomqvpzolzwlq

P&P protocol

Novella Bartolini, A. Massini, S. Silvestri
2009 Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference on Modeling, analysis and simulation of wireless and mobile systems - MSWiM '09  
In these networks, each sensor adapts its position on the basis of a local evaluation of the coverage efficiency, thus permitting an autonomous deployment.  ...  The use of mobile sensors is of great relevance for a number of strategic applications devoted to monitoring critical areas where sensors can not be deployed manually.  ...  THE PUSH & PULL ALGORITHM The purpose of Push & Pull is to let sensors form a hexagonal tiling that constitutes a complete coverage of the AoI and a connected network deployment.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1641804.1641856 dblp:conf/mswim/BartoliniMS09 fatcat:l5et2tkqqvg3hpbhj3hyhiueha

P&P: an asynchronous and distributed protocol for mobile sensor deployment

Novella Bartolini, Annalisa Massini, Simone Silvestri
2011 Wireless networks  
Mobile sensors can adapt their position on the basis of a local evaluation of coverage, thus permitting an autonomous deployment.  ...  The use of wireless mobile sensors is of great relevance for a number of strategic applications devoted to monitoring critical areas where sensors can not be deployed manually.  ...  The Push & Pull algorithm The purpose of PUSH & PULL is to let sensors form a hexagonal tiling that constitutes a complete coverage of the AoI and a connected network deployment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11276-011-0406-z fatcat:bs3b55mdkrg3fdwj4vtd2ajvke

Intelligent Infromation Dissemination in Vehicular AD HOC Networks

M.S Kakkasageri, S.S Manvi
2011 International Journal of Ad Hoc, Sensor and Ubiquitous Computing  
Some of the performance parameters analyzed are bandwidth utilized, push latency and push/pull decision latency. KEYWORDS Vehicular ad hoc networks, Cognitive agents, Push-pull concept  ...  Safety information like cooperative driving, accident, road condition warnings, etc. play a major role for applications of VANET.  ...  As shown in figure 5, as the number of sensors increase, Push/Pull decision latency increases linearly. For large number of sensors, Push/Pull decision latency remains constant.  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijasuc.2011.2110 fatcat:g3dog7kuhbcnfko7rpc7xuuk3a

Exploiting sensor redistribution for eliminating the energy hole problem in mobile sensor networks

Jie Jia, Xueli Wu, Jian Chen, Xingwei Wang
2012 EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking  
Applying the optimal condition, we then propose a novel sensor redistribution algorithm to completely eliminate the energy hole problem in mobile sensor network.  ...  We derive the optimal node distribution and provide a theoretical explanation of balanced energy depletion for corona-based sensor network.  ...  Thus, maintaining its sensing coverage could be a difficult task. As a result, it is necessary to make use of mobile sensors, which can autonomously discover and repair coverage holes.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1687-1499-2012-68 fatcat:l6beq64wefa5nou44v66plagca

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles enabled IoT Platform for Disaster Management

Waleed Ejaz, Muhammad Awais Azam, Salman Saadat, Farkhund Iqbal, Abdul Hanan
2019 Energies  
The use of NDN architecture in a sensor network for IoT integrates pull-based communication to enable reliable and efficient message dissemination in the network and to notify the users as soon as possible  ...  We then highlight key challenges for the design of an efficient and reliable IoT platform.  ...  Name-Based Push/Pull Mechanism Although the existing NDN architecture, particularly for mobile networks, provides inefficient consumer-centric support for repossessing data, to retrieve data from a respective  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12142706 fatcat:2rcshc76tjfllbyyh3hdmzm7wu

Recent developments in subterranean robotics

Aaron Morris, Dave Ferguson, Zachary Omohundro, David Bradley, David Silver, Chris Baker, Scott Thayer, Chuck Whittaker, William Whittaker
2006 Journal of Field Robotics  
Contemporary method for underground mapping, such as human surveys and geophysical techniques, can provide estimates of void location, but cannot achieve the coverage, quality, or economy of robotic approaches  ...  Robotic systems exhibit remarkable capability for exploring and mapping subterranean voids.  ...  Many thanks go to John Hatch, owner of the Mathies site of Mon View Mining, for granting us access to his mine as well as Workhorse Technologies, LLC, for technical and operational support in all aspects  ... 
doi:10.1002/rob.20106 fatcat:hfhvpqb7kbau7cysrzhigxgjbu

A Survey on Smartphone-Based Crowdsensing Solutions

Willian Zamora, Carlos T. Calafate, Juan-Carlos Cano, Pietro Manzoni
2016 Mobile Information Systems  
In recent years, the widespread adoption of mobile phones, combined with the ever-increasing number of sensors that smartphones are equipped with, greatly simplified the generalized adoption of crowdsensing  ...  The results of our survey evidence that there is still much heterogeneity in terms of technologies adopted and deployment approaches, although modular designs at both client and server elements seem to  ...  Acknowledgments This work was partially supported by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Programa Estatal de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación Orientada a los Retos de la Sociedad, Proyectos  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/9681842 fatcat:zzmclqr72nd5nbloyoo6stgzlq

NeBula: Quest for Robotic Autonomy in Challenging Environments; TEAM CoSTAR at the DARPA Subterranean Challenge [article]

Ali Agha, Kyohei Otsu, Benjamin Morrell, David D. Fan, Rohan Thakker, Angel Santamaria-Navarro, Sung-Kyun Kim, Amanda Bouman, Xianmei Lei, Jeffrey Edlund, Muhammad Fadhil Ginting, Kamak Ebadi (+60 others)
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We discuss various components of the NeBula framework, including: (i) geometric and semantic environment mapping; (ii) a multi-modal positioning system; (iii) traversability analysis and local planning  ...  This paper presents and discusses algorithms, hardware, and software architecture developed by the TEAM CoSTAR (Collaborative SubTerranean Autonomous Robots), competing in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge  ...  Acknowledgments The work is partially supported by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (80NM0018D0004  ... 
arXiv:2103.11470v4 fatcat:rq2wgczzl5clphzgujjdbd3ywm

Design and implementation of a Witness Unit for opportunistic routing in tsunami alert scenarios

Rodrigo Santos, Daniel Mosse, Taieb Znati, Louise Comfort
2016 Safety Science  
A greedy heuristic algorithm for the placement and deployment of the WUs is introduced and its interaction with emergency managers and citizens is discussed.  ...  An early alert is essential for the coastal population to prevent loss of human life.  ...  From Sensors to Tweeters: A Sustainable Sociotechnical Approach for Detecting , Mitigating, and Building Resilience to Hazards.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2015.09.014 fatcat:vsw5f7szsbb7bfq3d2fi2dirxm
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