Sensor Network Applications

  • K. Erciyes
Part of the Computer Communications and Networks book series (CCN)


Localization is the method of providing the coordinates of sensors in 2-D plane so that these coordinates may be attributed to the sensed data to make it more meaningful and also network protocols such as routing may use this information. An important application of sensor networks is the tracking of mobile objects in the area of deployment to determine their trajectory. In this chapter, we first investigate methods to solve the localization problem and then describe few algorithms to track objects efficiently in sensor networks where distributed graph algorithms such as clustering and tree construction can be used for real-life applications.


Global Position System Sensor Node Span Tree Particle Filter Extend Kalman Filter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Erciyes
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  1. 1.Computer Engineering DepartmentIzmir UniversityUckuyular, IzmirTurkey

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