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Author Kezhong Liu ♦ Shu Wang ♦ Fan Zhang ♦ Fuping Hu ♦ Changchun Xu
Sponsorship Univ. of Aizu, Japan ♦ Nat. Natural Sci. Found. China ♦ Fudan GrandHorizon Inf. Technol., Inc. ♦ China Hewlett-Packard Co., Ltd
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2005
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Wireless sensor networks ♦ Computer vision ♦ Sufficient conditions ♦ Collaboration ♦ Telecommunication traffic ♦ Sensor phenomena and characterization ♦ Acoustic sensors ♦ Robot sensing systems ♦ Robotics and automation ♦ Global Positioning System
Abstract The location of sensor nodes in wireless sensor networks plays an important role in most applications. In this paper, we address the localization problem by characterizing some sufficient conditions such that technical convenience for the collection of local information used for network localization can be enabled. The main contribution of this paper is as follows. Some latest research results on the graph rigidity theory are introduced and incorporated, and a feasible node localization scheme is presented. More specifically, a tree structure termed BN-tree is introduced to construct a localizable collaborative body. Especially, the localizable collaborative body can be constructed dynamically with the variety of the network topology. Simulation results, which show that the quality of localization is well bounded by the range of communication, are also provided to validate the proposed algorithm
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Electron. & Inf., Huazhong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Hubei (Kezhong Liu; Shu Wang; Fan Zhang; Fuping Hu; Changchun Xu)
ISBN 076952432X
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-09-21
Publisher Place China
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 255.67 kB
Page Count 7
Starting Page 517
Ending Page 523


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library