Have You Also Seen That? Collaborative Alert Assessment in Ad Hoc Participatory Sensing

  • Fátima Castro-Jul
  • Rebeca P. Díaz-Redondo
  • Ana Fernández-Vilas
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10070)


Due to their flexibility and immediacy, participatory sensing systems based on ad hoc networks have become a valuable source of proximity-based information about events and incidents in the city. However, easy contribution may result in the transmission of larges amount of data, some of them being duplicate or not relevant. We have proved that collaboratively filtering the information to be disseminated improves network efficiency while maintaining the system effectiveness.


Ad hoc networks Smart cities Collaboration Alert dissemination 



This work is funded by: the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Galician Regional Government under agreement for funding the Atlantic Research Center for Information and Communication Technologies (AtlantTIC) and the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness under the National Science Program (TEC2014-54335-C4-3-R).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fátima Castro-Jul
    • 1
  • Rebeca P. Díaz-Redondo
    • 1
  • Ana Fernández-Vilas
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidade de VigoVigoSpain

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