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Author Cheng, T.M. ♦ Savkin, A.V.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2010
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Other branches of engineering
Subject Keyword Mobile communication ♦ Robot sensing systems ♦ Lattices ♦ Mobile computing ♦ Sensor arrays ♦ Distributed control ♦ Robotic networks ♦ Decentralized control ♦ Mobile sensor networks ♦ Sensor deployment ♦ Blanket coverage
Abstract This paper addresses an area coverage problem by deploying a network of autonomous mobile sensors. The region to be covered is a bounded and connected two-dimensional region. A decentralized control law is proposed for driving them into a sensor lattice that provides a complete coverage of the region. In particular, this sensor lattice is in the so-called triangular lattice pattern and this coverage pattern is optimal in terms of minimum number of sensors required for the complete coverage of the region. The algorithm is developed based on some simple consensus algorithms. To illustrate the effectiveness of the proposed algorithm, a numerical simulation has been implemented.
Description Author affiliation: School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, the University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2052, Australia (Cheng, T.M.; Savkin, A.V.)
ISBN 9781424477456
ISSN 07431546
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2010-12-15
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781424477463
Size (in Bytes) 287.69 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 1257
Ending Page 1262


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library