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15323 Distributed Coverage Area Reporting for Wireless Sensor Networks
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van Hoesel, L.F.W. and Havinga, P.J.M. (2009) Distributed Coverage Area Reporting for Wireless Sensor Networks. Technical Report TR-CTIT-09-16, Centre for Telematics and Information Technology University of Twente, Enschede. ISSN 1381-3625

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Abstract

In order to efficiently deal with subscriptions or other location dependent information, it is key that the wireless sensor network informs the gateways what geographical area is serviced by which gateway. The gateways are then able to e.g. efficiently route subscriptions which are only valid in particular regions of the deployment.

In our distributed approach of establishing a description of WSN coverage area per gateway, we let nodes keep track of the convex hull of the coverage area. In this way, gateways are efficiently informed of the service areas, while we limit the amount of information each node needs to store, transmit and receive.

Item Type:Internal Report (Technical Report)
Research Group:EWI-PS: Pervasive Systems
Research Program:CTIT-WiSe: Wireless and Sensor Systems
Research Project:Aware: Platform for Autonomous self-deploying and operation of Wireless sensor-actuator networks cooperating with AeRial objEcts
Uncontrolled Keywords:Wireless sensor networks
ID Code:15323
Deposited On:07 May 2009
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