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An Effective Mobile Sensor Control Method for Sparse Sensor Networks
Dept. of Multimedia Eng., Grad. Sch. of Information Science and Technology, Osaka Univ. 1-5 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
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Received: 19 September 2008; in revised form: 25 November 2008 / Accepted: 13 December 2008 / Published: 8 January 2009
Abstract: In this paper, we propose an effective mobile sensor control method, named DATFM (Data Acquisition and Transmission with Fixed and Mobile node) for sparse sensor networks. DATFM uses two types of sensor nodes, fixed node and mobile node. The data acquired by nodes are accumulated on a fixed node before being transferred to the sink node. In addition, DATFM transfers the accumulated data efficiently by constructing a communication route of multiple mobile nodes between fixed nodes. We also conduct simulation experiments to evaluate the performance of DATFM.
Keywords: Mobile sensor; sparse area; route construction
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Treeprapin, K.; Kanzaki, A.; Hara, T.; Nishio, S. An Effective Mobile Sensor Control Method for Sparse Sensor Networks. Sensors 2009, 9, 327-354.
Treeprapin K, Kanzaki A, Hara T, Nishio S. An Effective Mobile Sensor Control Method for Sparse Sensor Networks. Sensors. 2009; 9(1):327-354.
Treeprapin, Kriengsak; Kanzaki, Akimitsu; Hara, Takahiro; Nishio, Shojiro. 2009. "An Effective Mobile Sensor Control Method for Sparse Sensor Networks." Sensors 9, no. 1: 327-354.