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Decentralized Deployment of Mobile Sensors for Optimal Connected Sensing Coverage

  • Adriano Fagiolini
  • Lisa Tani
  • Antonio Bicchi
  • Gianluca Dini
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5067)

Abstract

In this paper, we address the optimal connected sensing coverage problem, i.e., how mobile sensors with limited sensing capabilities can cooperatively adjust their locations so as to maximize the extension of the covered area while avoiding any internal “holes”, areas that are not covered by any sensor. Our solution consists in a distributed motion algorithm that is based on an original extension of the Voronoi tessellation.

Keywords

Voronoi Diagram Mobile Sensor Voronoi Tessellation Motion Strategy Sensor Deployment 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adriano Fagiolini
    • 1
  • Lisa Tani
    • 2
  • Antonio Bicchi
    • 1
  • Gianluca Dini
    • 2
  1. 1.Interdep. Research Center “E. Piaggio”, Faculty of EngineeringUniversità di PisaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Ingegneria della InformazioneUniversità di PisaItaly

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