Barrier Coverage Lifetime Maximization in a Randomly Deployed Bistatic Radar Network

Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 747)

Abstract

Maximizing the lifetime of barrier coverage is a critical issue in randomly deployment sensor networks. In this paper, we study the barrier coverage lifetime maximization problem in a bistatic radar network, where the radar nodes follow a uniform deployment. We first construct a coverage graph to describe the relationship among different bistatic radar pairs. We then propose a solution to maximize the barrier lifetime: An algorithm is first proposed to find all barriers based on coverage graph and then determines the operation time for each barrier by using linear programming method. We also propose two heuristic algorithms called greedy algorithm and random algorithm for large-scale networks. Simulation results validate the effectiveness of the proposed algorithms.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information EngineeringNanchang UniversityNanchangChina
  2. 2.School of Electronic Information and CommunicationsHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina

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