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The design space of wireless sensor networks

K. Romer, F. Mattern
2004 IEEE wireless communications  
developers is needed to implement efficient systems.  ...  In the recent past, wireless sensor networks have found their way into a wide variety of applications and systems with vastly varying requirements and characteristics.  ...  Sometimes, multiple modalities are used by a single sensor network system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mwc.2004.1368897 fatcat:7toat5c4drhenctkjcppnptgd4

Wireless Sensor Network for Ambient Assisted Living [chapter]

Ramn Ruiz, Francisco J., Juan Zapat
2010 Wireless Sensor Networks: Application-Centric Design  
access to the system to check up on the user.  ...  A Survey of Sensor Nodes for Wireless Sensor Networks A significant and prime research of sensor network is a project named Smart-Dust developed by University of California at Berkeley, USA (Pister, 2008  ... 
doi:10.5772/13005 fatcat:betf7fsd4bablcu4nd2dk4eje4

Semantic agent technologies for tactical sensor networks

Guofei Jiang, Wayne W. Chung, George Cybenko, Edward M. Carapezza
2003 Unattended Ground Sensor Technologies and Applications V  
This prototype system is able to dynamically integrate various distributed sensors and multi-level information fusion services into new applications and run them across a distributed network to support  ...  Recent advances in wireless communication and microelectronics have enabled the development of low-cost sensor devices leading to interest in large-scale sensor networks for military applications.  ...  According to a survey on sensor networks [2] , currently most research efforts focus on sensor hardware design such as the Smart Dust mote [3] , protocols and algorithms design for different network  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.500794 fatcat:wxpybqvnajcgjp4wxazg3wsd5a

Wearable and Implantable Wireless Sensor Network Solutions for Healthcare Monitoring

Ashraf Darwish, Aboul Ella Hassanien
2011 Sensors  
The purpose of this paper is to provide a snapshot of current developments and future direction of research on wearable and implantable body area network systems for continuous monitoring of patients.  ...  This paper explains the important role of body sensor networks in medicine to minimize the need for caregivers and help the chronically ill and elderly people live an independent life, besides providing  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the reviewers of the paper for their valuable comments.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s110605561 pmid:22163914 pmcid:PMC3231450 fatcat:bgbami2td5ebfka6ld475fgyou

A Review of Localization and Tracking Algorithms in Wireless Sensor Networks [article]

Sudhir Kumar, Rajesh M. Hegde
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Recent works emphasize on the use multi-sensor data like magnetic, inertial, compass, gyroscope, ultrasound, infrared, visual and/or odometer to improve the localization accuracy further.  ...  In this paper, a comprehensive survey of the pioneer as well as the state of-the-art localization and tracking methods in the wireless sensor networks is presented.  ...  Initially, it is difficult to get the range measurements from more than three anchors (for 2D coordinate system).  ... 
arXiv:1701.02080v1 fatcat:44zk4xp27nff7ghayzudlhsn6e

Visualization of Urban Transportation Data Generated by Wireless Sensor Network Using Modern Approaches

Manni Huang
2009 Modern Applied Science  
The applications of wireless sensor network technology, which are from different areas briefly to demonstrate the most widespread used in the field, are presented.  ...  This involves the following specific objectives: ◆ To demonstrate how large number of sensors can be integrated into Intelligent Transport System using Wireless Sensor Network to improve performance ◆  ...  (I know that she does not like to be called a 'supervisor' or anything or anybody, so I will refrain from doing so.)  ... 
doi:10.5539/mas.v3n6p3 fatcat:57vq3t57t5aovjzw5gg246czne

Some real-world applications of wireless sensor nodes

Steven D. Glaser, Shih-Chi Liu
2004 Smart Structures and Materials 2004: Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems  
We expect the dream of easy to use, inexpensive, smart, wireless, sensor networks to become a reality in the next couple of years.  ...  Pister, builder of smart dust, since the smart dust idea took form during the summer of 2001. Prof. David Culler beautifully describes the Berkeley Smart Dust ideal:.  ...  Finally, the field work was carried out by Judy Mitrani and Jan Goethels, who started from scratch in the summer of 2001, and achieved the impossible.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.539089 fatcat:a3irchbmonbcpi4yb4uswxpgue

Implementation of an Indoor Active Sensor Network [chapter]

Alex Brooks, Alexei Makarenko, Tobias Kaupp, Stefan Williams, Hugh Durrant-Whyte
2006 Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics  
The task is to detect and map motion of people (and robots) in an office space using a network of 12 stationary sensors.  ...  This paper describes an indoor Active Sensor Network, focussing on the implementation aspects of the system, including communication and the application framework.  ...  The authors would like to thank Matt Ridley for his communications library and continual Linux support.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11552246_38 fatcat:n5julewy2zeejkkupwpy7zckja

Association of Moving Objects Across Visual Sensor Networks

Muhammad J. Mirza, Nadeem Anjum
2012 Journal of Multimedia  
The system requires no sensors attached to the user and it creates a simulated 3D model of the user's full-body and motions in real-time.  ...  Furthermore, we provide a novel multi-modal framework to fuse textual features (user-provided metadata, e.g., title, description, tags) and visual features (video content).  ...  At last, a case study from the developed prototype system shows the feasibility and flexibility of this method under distributed CAD environment.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jmm.7.1.2-8 fatcat:4cc7sala7ffixohi3ccvothajm

Integration of CFD-Based Virtual Sensors to A Ubiquitous Sensor Network to Support Micro-Scale Air Quality Management

J. H. Woo, S. M. An, K. Hong, J. J. Kim, S. B. Lim, H. S. Kim, J. H. Eum
2016 Journal of Environmental Informatics  
A wireless sensor network and a CFD modeling data management system were combined to support the MAMS sensor service.  ...  quality service before an actual ubiquitous sensor-based system is available to produce micro-scale environmental information for entire urban areas.  ...  A sensor data management system using wireless technology and a multi-modal scientific visualization module were combined in support of the management system.  ... 
doi:10.3808/jei.201500314 fatcat:uqscsjyeefe2rpksoxf5t6ffiq

Summary of the first network-centric sensing community workshop, 'netted sensors: a government, industry, and academia dialogue'

Laurens D. Tromp, Garry M. Jacyna, David P. Allen, Raja Suresh
2006 Defense Transformation and Network-Centric Systems  
The goal was to establish and sustain an annual Netted Sensors workshop that brings together Government, Industry and Academia to accelerate the development and transition of appropriate Netted Sensor  ...  The Netted Sensors workshop brought together the Science and Technology (S&T) community, Industry, and Government / Military organizations to (1) share, discuss and disseminate new R&D results, (2) highlight  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank DARPA, OSD DDR&E, and NSF for their sponsorship of the Netted Sensors Workshop.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.670550 fatcat:vydxtxq2fbddhcre6f5jmaqyey

Energy Efficiency in Wireless Sensor Networks [article]

Najmeh Kamyab Pour
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Refer back to the architecture, we introduce a single overall model and propose a feasible formulation to express the overall energy consumption of a generic wireless sensor network application in terms  ...  This view of overall energy consumption in WSNs can be applied to optimising and balancing energy consumption and increasing the network lifetime.  ...  biosensors should support mobility through the development of multihop, multi-modal and ad-hoc sensor networks in order to provide location awareness.  Robustness: in harsh environments, the failure  ... 
arXiv:1605.02393v1 fatcat:ezqfpk3as5eqjeltmoduwvozra

A Summary Review of Wireless Sensors and Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring

J. P. Lynch
2006 The Shock and vibration digest  
This paper is intended to serve as a summary review of the collective experience the structural engineering community has gained from the use of wireless sensors and sensor networks for monitoring structural  ...  Wireless sensors and sensor networks are emerging as sensing paradigms that the structural engineering field has begun to consider as substitutes for traditional tethered monitoring systems.  ...  When such agents are assembled as an interactive societal group, multi-agent systems (MAS) emerge.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0583102406061499 fatcat:dmalfe7ipfewlj6er4e2kjwwyi

An Introduction to Sensor Data Analytics [chapter]

Charu C. Aggarwal
2012 Managing and Mining Sensor Data  
These tools are motivated by the increased complexity and scale of sensor network applications, making it harder to identify root causes of system problems.  ...  First, it takes all necessary inputs from users to perform data cleaning, e.g., name of sensor data and parameter settings for models.  ...  Access to computing facilities was provided by the University of Minnesota Supercomputing Institute.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-6309-2_1 fatcat:pfbx566yfzgqpnjcuzonmxr23q

Building Environment Analysis Based on Temperature and Humidity for Smart Energy Systems

Jaeseok Yun, Kwang-Ho Won
2012 Sensors  
We have developed ZigBee-based wireless sensor nodes and collected realistic temperature and humidity data during one month from a laboratory environment.  ...  In this paper, we propose a new HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) control strategy as part of the smart energy system that can balance occupant comfort against building energy consumption  ...  Accordingly, smartphones would be able to become a multi-modal human comfort sensor, which can assess thermal comfort, visual comfort, indoor air comfort, and acoustical comfort.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s121013458 pmid:23202004 pmcid:PMC3545575 fatcat:tfqwt6uhafd6zome65ax7mkqiu
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