Journal paper

Deployment and Management of Sparse Sensor-Actuator Network in a Virtual Architecture

The use of a virtual architecture in wireless sensor networks provides a powerful and fast partitioning into a set of clusters, each being locatable in space by a base station, conductor of the network. In this extented paper of previous works, we study the case of a low-density network, where the distribution of the sensors is poor. We first propose a protocol for the detection of empty clusters. Then, we propose a strategy to allow mobile sensors (actuators) to move to empty clusters, in order to improve the routing of collected data, by detecting priority empty clusters and by providing the possibility to physically move sensors. Finally, we show by simulations the necessity of considering empty clusters.

Reference

  • [PDF] S. Faye and J. F. Myoupo, “Deployment and Management of Sparse Sensor-Actuator Network in a Virtual Architecture,” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science, vol. 2, iss. 12, 2012.
    @article{SF-IJACS-12,
    Author = {Faye, S{\'e}bastien and Myoupo, Jean Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric},
    Journal = {International Journal of Advanced Computer Science},
    Number = 12,
    Pdf = {http://www.sfaye.com/data/faye_ijacs_2012.pdf},
    Title = {Deployment and Management of Sparse Sensor-Actuator Network in a Virtual Architecture},
    Volume = 2,
    Year = 2012}