Node Scheduling Strategies for Achieving Full-View Area Coverage in Camera Sensor Networks
AbstractUnlike conventional scalar sensors, camera sensors at different positions can capture a variety of views of an object. Based on this intrinsic property, a novel model called full-view coverage was proposed. We study the problem that how to select the minimum number of sensors to guarantee the full-view coverage for the given region of interest (ROI). To tackle this issue, we derive the constraint condition of the sensor positions for full-view neighborhood coverage with the minimum number of nodes around the point. Next, we prove that the full-view area coverage can be approximately guaranteed, as long as the regular hexagons decided by the virtual grid are seamlessly stitched. Then we present two solutions for camera sensor networks in two different deployment strategies. By computing the theoretically optimal length of the virtual grids, we put forward the deployment pattern algorithm (DPA) in the deterministic implementation. To reduce the redundancy in random deployment, we come up with a local neighboring-optimal selection algorithm (LNSA) for achieving the full-view coverage. Finally, extensive simulation results show the feasibility of our proposed solutions. View Full-Text
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Wu, P.-F.; Xiao, F.; Sha, C.; Huang, H.-P.; Wang, R.-C.; Xiong, N.-X. Node Scheduling Strategies for Achieving Full-View Area Coverage in Camera Sensor Networks. Sensors 2017, 17, 1303.
Wu P-F, Xiao F, Sha C, Huang H-P, Wang R-C, Xiong N-X. Node Scheduling Strategies for Achieving Full-View Area Coverage in Camera Sensor Networks. Sensors. 2017; 17(6):1303.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wu, Peng-Fei; Xiao, Fu; Sha, Chao; Huang, Hai-Ping; Wang, Ru-Chuan; Xiong, Nai-Xue. 2017. "Node Scheduling Strategies for Achieving Full-View Area Coverage in Camera Sensor Networks." Sensors 17, no. 6: 1303.
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