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Source separation and distributed sensing: The key for an efficient monitoring

Jerome.I. Mars, Edouard Buchoud, Valeriu D. Vrabie, Amir Ali Khan, Sylvain Blairon, Guy D'Urso
2013 2013 5th IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP)  
As the wanted signal is often hidden by noise and other undesired sources, we can express the problem as a source separation problem.  ...  As a complement to classical sensors, Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors now play a prominent role in several engineering fields and act as an antenna array.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank the five reviewers for their constructive remarks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/camsap.2013.6714058 dblp:conf/camsap/MarsBVKBD13 fatcat:zzyqdjua5vhjxiijtsvgtlcwfu

Source Separation and Localization Using Time-Frequency Distributions: An Overview

Adel Belouchrani, Moeness G. Amin, Nadege Thirion-Moreau, Yimin D. Zhang
2013 IEEE Signal Processing Magazine  
We demonstrate how these distributions can be properly integrated with the spatial dimension to enhance individual source signal recovery and angular estimation.  ...  Most importantly, we show that array processing creates new perspectives of QTFDs and defines new roles to the autoterms and crossterms in both problem formulation and solution.  ...  As such, T-F-based array signal processing can play an important role for the separation and localization of emitters.  ... 
doi:10.1109/msp.2013.2265315 fatcat:ni4gtzk3ozckhdthhltr6e54ly

Social Sensing [chapter]

Charu C. Aggarwal, Tarek Abdelzaher
2012 Managing and Mining Sensor Data  
We also discuss the key problems which arise in the context of this important field and the corresponding solutions.  ...  This requires the development of trajectory mining techniques, which can mine the GPS data for interesting social patterns.  ...  The U.S. Government is authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for Government purposes notwithstanding any copyright notation here on.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-6309-2_9 fatcat:7k74wrhmozearbfbfod3yqjxcm

Optical antennas for sensing

Rachel Won
2007 Nature Photonics  
A key area to keep an eye on is the development of the quantum repeater.  ...  Surface pLaSMonS optical antennas for sensing By fabricating an array of tiny metallic nanostructures onto the end facet of an optical fibre, researchers in the USA have devised a new type of a sensor  ... 
doi:10.1038/nphoton.2007.136 fatcat:ayy2pvteb5gxrnzln6szsbowpi

Active crowd sensing

Zhiyong Yu, Jiangtao Wang, Jordán Pascual Espada
2021 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
The cost of crowdsensed data and the quality of data are two key factors for MCS.  ...  [6] derived an adaptive transmission policy for underground sensors to efficiently use their energy and avoid transmitting sensory data in unreliable paths under a dynamic environment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-021-01564-x fatcat:iwdlqfwzergszgsklzzalxslbm

From Participatory Sensing to Mobile Crowd Sensing [article]

Bin Guo, Zhiwen Yu, Daqing Zhang, Xingshe Zhou
2014 arXiv   pre-print
With the development of mobile sensing and mobile Internet techniques, a new sensing paradigm called Mobile Crowd Sensing (MCS), which leverages the power of citizens for large-scale sensing has become  ...  As an evolution of participatory sensing, MCS has two unique features: (1) it involves both implicit and explicit participation; (2) MCS collects data from two user-participant data sources: mobile social  ...  KEY FEATURES OF MCS Mobile crowd sensing opens a new sensing paradigm for crowd-powered sensing. This section characterizes its key features. A.  ... 
arXiv:1401.3090v1 fatcat:zrvj4jouhbhpbcsgywzx7nokoa

Secure Sensing over Named Data Networking

Jeff Burke, Paolo Gasti, Naveen Nathan, Gene Tsudik
2014 2014 IEEE 13th International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications  
We address efficient and secure sensing over NDN, motivated by the convergence of the IoT vision with traditional Building Automation Systems (BAS).  ...  One such effort is Named-Data Networking (NDN) -a "future internet architecture" research project in the Information-Centric Networking (ICN) area that emphasizes efficient, scalable and secure data distribution  ...  To allow simple revocation and meaningful authentication, Sen should have a separate key for each App.  ... 
doi:10.1109/nca.2014.34 dblp:conf/nca/BurkeGNT14 fatcat:6ra4hwrrhfhcze2rhriizpph2e

Cooperative Human-Centric Sensing Connectivity [chapter]

Albena Mihovska, Mahasweta Sarkar
2018 Internet of Things - Technology, Applications and Standardization  
Section 3 defines a roadmap toward realizing simple, efficient, and trustable systems based on advanced technologies combining security, cloud, and IoT/big data technologies and outlines the challenges  ...  Section 2 discusses cooperation in the context of the personal and extra-personal user space and identifies the remaining open challenges and requirements for realizing the benefits of this approach to  ...  Authors would like to thank Cooperative Human-Centric Sensing Connectivity http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.76158  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.76158 fatcat:ir7ojy4dejcz3gciklkzjjkvcy

Steam-powered sensing

Chengjie Zhang, Affan Syed, Young Cho, John Heidemann
2011 Proceedings of the 9th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems - SenSys '11  
and more cost effective than automation, even for key business processes.  ...  Second, we show that non-invasive sensing can reduce the cost of sensing by avoiding sensors that pierce the pipeline and have high installation cost with interruption to production.  ...  We thank Greg LaFramboise, Charlie Webb, Mohammad Heidari for their input on Chevron's business requirements and their assistance in our field experiments; David Menda for input into the project, and Iraj  ... 
doi:10.1145/2070942.2070964 dblp:conf/sensys/ZhangSCH11 fatcat:ro6eik2skbah3kjc57sdaoad5i

Distributed compressive sensing vs. dynamic compressive sensing: improving the compressive line sensing imaging system through their integration

Bing Ouyang, Weilin Hou, Frank M. Caimi, Fraser R. Dalgleish, Anni K. Vuorenkoski, Sue Gong, Weilin W. Hou, Robert A. Arnone
2015 Ocean Sensing and Monitoring VII  
existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information.  ...  Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Department of Defense, Executive Services and Communications  ...  DCS a is closely related to the distributed source coding theorems (Slepian and Wolf [15] and Wyner and Ziv [17] ), which hold that the minimum rate of encoding statistically dependent sources independently  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2180130 fatcat:kvyylmorvrcozijclj2buduqtm

Toward Community Sensing

Andreas Krause, Eric Horvitz, Aman Kansal, Feng Zhao
2008 2008 International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (ipsn 2008)  
We provide details on key principles of community sensing and highlight their use within a case study for road traffic monitoring.  ...  For example, GPS devices, embedded in cellphones and automobiles, might one day be employed as distributed networks of velocity sensors for traffic monitoring and routing.  ...  Our main contributions are: • An integrated approach to community sensing that jointly employs computations of the context-sensitive value of information for modeling phenomena, a model of the distribution  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipsn.2008.37 dblp:conf/ipsn/KrauseHKZ08 fatcat:ld653ao7vvcjtaxxu7oghdhfei

Integrated photonic sensing

N Thomas-Peter, N K Langford, A Datta, L Zhang, B J Smith, J B Spring, B J Metcalf, H B Coldenstrodt-Ronge, M Hu, J Nunn, I A Walmsley
2011 New Journal of Physics  
We frame our discussion mainly in the context of quantum sensing and focus particularly on the use of loss-tolerant Holland-Burnett states for optical phase estimation.  ...  In particular, we discuss spontaneous four-wave mixing in standard birefringent fibre as a source of pure, heralded single photons and present methods of optimising such sources.  ...  Dorner and R. Demkowicz-Dobrzanski for fruitful discussions which have informed the progress of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1367-2630/13/5/055024 fatcat:prgkpp5eyvfzxm34v25rei3ooq

Visible light networking and sensing

Xia Zhou, Andrew T. Campbell
2014 Proceedings of the 1st ACM workshop on Hot topics in wireless - HotWireless '14  
We propose for the first time an integrated Visible Light Communication (iVLC) system, which combines scalable VLC networking and accurate VLC sensing of mobile users.  ...  Enabling the iVLC vision requires reliable VLC networking and robust VLC sensing. We discuss the key research components and open challenges in realizing this vision.  ...  The VLC sensing system separates out the shadow components of each light source l 1 and l 2 . The shadow component from l 1 is the most discriminative for the gesture of pointing.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2643614.2643621 dblp:conf/mobicom/ZhouC14 fatcat:6fqyk2ime5bxpnyz5dqobsjzh4

Human-centric sensing

M. Srivastava, T. Abdelzaher, B. Szymanski
2011 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences  
The first decade of the century witnessed a proliferation of devices with sensing and communication capabilities in the possession of the average individual.  ...  The unprecedented deployment scale of such sensors and connectivity options ushers in an era of novel data-driven applications that rely on inputs collected by networks of humans or measured by sensors  ...  1040380 and CNS-0627084, by the NSF Center for Embedded Networked Sensing at UCLA, and by the Army Research Laboratory, and accomplished under Cooperative Agreement number W911NF-09-2-0053.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsta.2011.0244 pmid:22124088 fatcat:vecunv6n3jc7ro7dommembctha

Deep Sensing of Urban Waterlogging [article]

Shi-Wei Lo, Jyh-Horng Wu, Jo-Yu Chang, Chien-Hao Tseng, Meng-Wei Lin, Fang-Pang Lin
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The system could sense approximately 2379 vision sources through an internet of video things framework and transmit the event-location information in 5 min.  ...  The proposed approach can sense waterlogging events at a national scale and provide an efficient and highly scalable alternative to conventional waterlogging sensing methods.  ...  And we are grateful for the support of National Center for High-performance Computing (NCHC) and Taiwan Computing Cloud (TWCC), and advice from Visual Sensing Lab (VSL).  ... 
arXiv:2103.05927v3 fatcat:7y7l2lxnxjez7jtozitvdxxlpu
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