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Parameter Estimation Exploiting WSNs with Arbitrary Topology Geometry

  • Liangtian WanEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32903-1_265-1



The deployment of the WSN can form arbitrary topology geometry. The parameter estimation can be estimated based on the received data of the sensors in WSN.

Historical Background

Wireless sensor network (WSN) is a distributed sensing network with hundreds or thousands of sensors that sense and examine the outside world. The sensors in the WSN communicate in a wireless way, so the network settings are flexible. The location of sensors can be changed at any time, and the Internet can be connected with the WSN in a wired or wireless manner. A multi-hop self-organizing network formed by wireless communication. The WSN can be deployed in different areas to monitor the targets of interest (Wan et al., 2015). The topology of the WSN can be arbitrary. When the sensors of WSN are mounted on the surface of complex carrier, they construct a conformal array (Josefsson and Persson, 2006). Compared with traditional array, the conformal...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Laboratory for Ubiquitous Network and Service Software of Liaoning Province, School of SoftwareDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina

Section editors and affiliations

  • Jiming Chen
  • Ruilong Deng
    • 1
  1. 1.University of AlbertaEdmontonCanada