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Data Suppression Algorithms for Surveillance Applications of Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks

  • Bartłomiej Płaczek
  • Marcin Bernas
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 522)

Abstract

This paper introduces algorithms for surveillance applications of wireless sensor and actor networks (WSANs) that reduce communication cost by suppressing unnecessary data transfers. The objective of the considered WSAN system is to capture and eliminate distributed targets in the shortest possible time. Computational experiments were performed to evaluate effectiveness of the proposed algorithms. The experimental results show that a considerable reduction of the communication costs together with a performance improvement of the WSAN system can be obtained by using the communication algorithms that are based on spatiotemporal and decision aware suppression methods.

Keywords

Wireless sensor and actor networks Data suppression Target tracking Surveillance applications 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceUniversity of SilesiaSosnowiecPoland

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