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Tracking in Urban Environments Using Sensor Networks Based on Audio-Video Fusion

  • Manish Kushwaha
  • Songhwai Oh
  • Isaac Amundson
  • Xenofon Koutsoukos
  • Akos Ledeczi

Abstract

Heterogeneous sensor networks (HSNs) are gaining popularity in diverse fields, such as military surveillance, equipment monitoring, and target tracking yarvis:2005:infocom. They are natural steps in the evolution of wireless sensor networks wireless sensor network (WSNs) driven by several factors. Increasingly, WSNs will need to support multiple, although not necessarily concurrent, applications. Different applications may require different resources. Some applications can make use of nodes with different capabilities. As the technology matures, new types of nodes will become available and existing deployments will be refreshed. Diverse nodes will need to coexist and support old and new applications.

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Sensor Network Wireless Sensor Network Target Tracking Time Synchronization Sensor Fusion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Software Integrated SystemsVanderbilt UniversityNashvilleUSA
  2. 2.Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of California at MercedMercedUSA

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