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The Coverage Problem in Video-Based Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey
AbstractWireless sensor networks typically consist of a great number of tiny low-cost electronic devices with limited sensing and computing capabilities which cooperatively communicate to collect some kind of information from an area of interest. When wireless nodes of such networks are equipped with a low-power camera, visual data can be retrieved, facilitating a new set of novel applications. The nature of video-based wireless sensor networks demands new algorithms and solutions, since traditional wireless sensor networks approaches are not feasible or even efficient for that specialized communication scenario. The coverage problem is a crucial issue of wireless sensor networks, requiring specific solutions when video-based sensors are employed. In this paper, it is surveyed the state of the art of this particular issue, regarding strategies, algorithms and general computational solutions. Open research areas are also discussed, envisaging promising investigation considering coverage in video-based wireless sensor networks.
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Costa, D.G.; Guedes, L.A. The Coverage Problem in Video-Based Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey. Sensors 2010, 10, 8215-8247.View more citation formats
Costa DG, Guedes LA. The Coverage Problem in Video-Based Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey. Sensors. 2010; 10(9):8215-8247.Chicago/Turabian Style
Costa, Daniel G.; Guedes, Luiz Affonso. 2010. "The Coverage Problem in Video-Based Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey." Sensors 10, no. 9: 8215-8247.