Boundary Detection for Sensor Networks

  • Ren-Shiou Liu
  • Lifeng Sang
  • Prasun Sinha
Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)

Wireless sensor networks have a variety of applications, such as environment monitoring, structural monitoring, remote exploration, condition-based maintenance, commercial surveillance, and national asset protection. These applications require the network to monitor a certain type of non-local spatiotemporal phenomenon, collaboratively process gathered information, and respond to external events or report results. There are different types of phenomenon that can be observed by a network of sensors. For some phenomena such as fire, gas leak, chemical attack and biological attack, it is critical to track the boundary of the affected area.


Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Boundary Detection Event Predicate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ren-Shiou Liu
    • 1
  • Lifeng Sang
    • 1
  • Prasun Sinha
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science and EngineeringOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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