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Lighweight Target Tracking Using Passive Traces in Sensor Networks [article]

Andrei Marculescu and Sotiris Nikoletseas and Olivier Powell and Jose Rolim
2008 arXiv   pre-print
We study the important problem of tracking moving targets in wireless sensor networks.  ...  participation of sensors in the tracking process and the low scalability, especially in sparse networks.  ...  Sensor networks imply distributed and collaborative data-processing, because of the small utility of each sensor individually and the severe resource constraints, mainly with respect to energy but also  ... 
arXiv:0803.2219v1 fatcat:6s5pwomlyndedoj2aof6aonjk4

Energy Efficient Target Tracking Using Sleep Scheduling Mechanism for Wireless Sensor Network

Sam Jenifer.P, Vijayalakshmi P
2014 IOSR Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering  
Toward this objective, the project uses a new energy-efficient dynamic optimization-based sleep scheduling and target prediction technique for large scale sensor networks.  ...  In the development of various large-scale Wireless Sensor Network systems, a particular challenging problem is how to dynamically organize the sensors network and route sensed information from the field  ...  When a target enters the wireless sensor network, the CH that detects the target becomes active while other nodes are in sleep mode.  ... 
doi:10.9790/2834-091294103 fatcat:yf6sbugfl5delonfrzdxkhao24

Multi-target Tracking Using Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Higher-Order Voronoi Diagrams

Manel Abdelkader, Mohamed Hamdi, Noureddine Boudriga
2009 Journal of Networks  
Further, we use Voronoi to schedule sensors activity and optimize energy consumption. In fact, sensors are B.  ...  JOURNAL OF NETWORKS, VOL. 4, NO. 7, SEPTEMBER 2009 589 Multi-target Tracking Using Wireless Sensor Networks Based on  ... 
doi:10.4304/jnw.4.7.589-597 fatcat:oiv744wehjefhiwlhfxdc3alwi

Minimalist multiple target tracking using directional sensor beams

L. Bobadilla, O. Sanchez, J. Czarnowski, S. M. LaValle
2011 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
Using a simple network of beams, the individual paths are separated and reconstructed as well as possible, up to combinatorial information about the route taken.  ...  We consider the problem of determining the paths of multiple, unpredictable moving bodies in a cluttered environment using weak detection sensors that provide simple crossing information.  ...  This work is supported in part by NSF grant 0904501 (IIS Robotics), NSF grant 1035345 (CNS Cyberphysical Systems), DARPA SToMP grant HR0011-05-1-0008, and MURI/ONR grant N00014-09-1-1052.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2011.6048867 fatcat:7n7pu657zzgnnhsl3qqx7fgphy

Node Depth Adjustment Based Target Tracking in UWSNs Using Improved Harmony Search

Meiqin Liu, Duo Zhang, Senlin Zhang, Qunfei Zhang
2017 Sensors  
Underwater wireless sensor networks (UWSNs) can provide a promising solution to underwater target tracking.  ...  Secondly, we formulate the node depth adjustment as an optimization problem to determine moving depth of activated node, under the constraint of moving range, the value of FIM is used as objective function  ...  As an extension of terrestrial wireless sensor networks, UWSNs can be used for disaster warning, environmental monitoring, underwater target detection and tracking [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17122807 pmid:29207541 pmcid:PMC5751611 fatcat:ubnj4ff7kfdonew7s5h6cl3lhi

An Integral Model for Target Tracking Based on the Use of a WSN

Carlos Calafate, Carlos Lino, Arnoldo Diaz-Ramirez, Juan-Carlos Cano, Pietro Manzoni
2013 Sensors  
The use of wireless sensor networks (WSN) in tracking applications is growing at a fast pace. In these applications, the sensor nodes discover, monitor and track an event or target object.  ...  In this paper, a comprehensive proposal for target detection and tracking is discussed. We introduce a tracking algorithm to detect and estimate a target location.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was partially supported by the Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Spain, under Grant TIN2011-27543-C03-01.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s130607250 pmid:23736849 pmcid:PMC3715218 fatcat:njb375lor5egzpgcu3rk3x6uya

A Novel Distributed Sensor Positioning System Using the Dual of Target Tracking

Liqiang Zhang, Qiang Cheng, Yingge Wang, Sherali Zeadally
2008 IEEE transactions on computers  
In traditional tracking problems, static location-aware sensors track and predict the position and/or velocity of a moving target.  ...  In this work, we investigate this problem from a novel perspective by treating it as a functional dual of target tracking.  ...  In target tracking, one (or more) location-aware sensor node actively estimates the position (and, optionally, velocity and acceleration) of a moving target based on the measurable distances or AOAs, while  ... 
doi:10.1109/tc.2007.70792 fatcat:3mfncaucdrbkde7uv4hacjy5za

An Angle Recognition Algorithm for Tracking Moving Targets Using WiFi Signals with Adaptive Spatiotemporal Clustering

Liping Tian, Liangqin Chen, Zhimeng Xu, Zhizhang Chen
2021 Sensors  
An angle estimation algorithm for tracking indoor moving targets with WiFi is proposed.  ...  Finally, the least-squares method is used for linear fitting to obtain the final angle information of a moving target.  ...  Fingerprint-based tracking algorithms collect a large number of samples in advance and use them for training an algorithm. They require a lot of energy and resources.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22010276 pmid:35009819 pmcid:PMC8749511 fatcat:yupolvq7hjaehjal7sfs73qtgu

Optimization of Wireless Sensor Networks using PPSS Algorithm

S. Muthukumaran
2016 International Journal Of Engineering And Computer Science  
The amount of energy used in the network is proportional to the number of active sensor nodes. It is best for sensor nodes to be arranged into collaborative m groups.  ...  Index Terms-Energy efficiency, target prediction, sleep scheduling, target tracking, sensor networks.  ...  The results in this work are a first step in our attempt to understand the fundamental bounds on the the tracking quality that can be obtained under various energy constraints and sensor models.  ... 
doi:10.18535/ijecs/v5i11.86 fatcat:5pa6hir6kva5ngivm2ayltpfzm

Location-Centric Networking in Distributed Sensor Networks [chapter]

Parameswaran Ramanathan, Kuang-Ching Wang
2004 Distributed Sensor Networks  
shows a typical sensor network where we detect and track potential target activities.  ...  A typical sensor network for the target tracking application.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9780203487068.ch28 fatcat:j2uzew5urfgxnixdgngaemc36y

Location-Centric Networking in Distributed Sensor Networks [chapter]

Kuang-Ching Wang, Parameswaran Ramanathan
2012 Distributed Sensor Networks, Second Edition  
shows a typical sensor network where we detect and track potential target activities.  ...  A typical sensor network for the target tracking application.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b12988-7 fatcat:wuxp5ubzvzghxpcf2f4iqhbcqq

Minitrack Summary: Wireless Sensor Networks

Edoardo Biagioni, Stefan Olariu
2007 2007 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'07)  
computation to efficiently provide target tracking given a large network of image sensors.  ...  The papers in this session include routing algorithms, biologically-inspired distributed computations, and distributed target tracking with image sensors: a paper by Gatani, Lo Re, and Ortolani on an efficient  ...  computation to efficiently provide target tracking given a large network of image sensors.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2007.353 dblp:conf/hicss/BiagioniO07 fatcat:e6pwir2rrnfk3ogpr4fklhwesu

Energy Efficient Target Tracking Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks

2016 International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)  
Edge detection algorithm is used to send the message to the sensors of the next polygon and activate them before target's arrival in that polygon.  ...  This routing scheme improves the energy efficiency as well as tracking accuracy of WSN by forwarding the target-tracking message via the optimal shortest path.  ...  Construct the polygons in the network using planarization. Step 2: Target emits the signal and closest sensor node detects that signal. Send notification to neighboring nodes and the sink.  ... 
doi:10.21275/v5i2.nov161453 fatcat:yuz7tedccve2njb3btc23ugxom

Query-enabled sensor networks using the cyclic symmetric wakeup design

Y. F. Wong, L. H. Ngoh, W. C. Wong
2010 Wireless networks  
The problem of conserving energy under multiple constraints of query waiting delays and sensing coverage preservation in query-based wireless sensor networks is addressed.  ...  Our proposal demonstrates good delay performances, high target tracking accuracies and low target identification errors, without the need for costly double-radio channels while increasing network lifetimes  ...  nodes for target tracking and intrusion detection We have shown (Sect. 4) that BTC nodes provide sensing coverage and connectivity within finite time and ensure balanced energy usage in a network supporting  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11276-010-0259-x fatcat:ktimuvlj2vhj5irropsocz64aa

Performance Evaluation of Underwater Sensor Networks

D. Damodahran, P. Sivakumar
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications  
General Terms Underwater Sensor Networks, 3DUT Algorithm, AODV Protocol. Keywords Acoustic sensor networks, Ad hoc Network, AODV Routing, Target Localization.  ...  accuracy and using Ad hoc network communication quality such as success rate in routing around sensor holes.  ...  Wireless sensor networks are similar to the sensor networks in which sensor nodes communicate without cables and have all the capabilities of a basic sensor network [6] which enables the use of sensor  ... 
doi:10.5120/11571-6877 fatcat:3ue5yjt2zjgpho27wuf7i76z44
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