Distributed Coverage Area Reporting for Wireless Sensor Networks

L.F.W. van Hoesel, Paul J.M. Havinga

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    Abstract

    In order to efficiently deal with subscriptions or other location dependent information, it is key that the wireless sensor network informs the gateways what geographical area is serviced by which gateway. The gateways are then able to e.g. efficiently route subscriptions which are only valid in particular regions of the deployment. In our distributed approach of establishing a description of WSN coverage area per gateway, we let nodes keep track of the convex hull of the coverage area. In this way, gateways are efficiently informed of the service areas, while we limit the amount of information each node needs to store, transmit and receive.
    Original languageUndefined
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    PublisherCentre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT)
    Number of pages5
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

    Publication series

    NameCTIT Technical Report Series
    PublisherCentre for Telematics and Information Technology, University of Twente
    No.TR-CTIT-09-16
    ISSN (Print)1381-3625

    Keywords

    • EWI-15323
    • METIS-263834
    • Wireless Sensor Networks
    • IR-65480

    Cite this

    van Hoesel, L. F. W., & Havinga, P. J. M. (2009). Distributed Coverage Area Reporting for Wireless Sensor Networks. (CTIT Technical Report Series; No. TR-CTIT-09-16). Enschede: Centre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT).