Autonomous discovery and repair of damage in Wireless Sensor Networks

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dc.contributor.author Truong, Thuy T.
dc.contributor.author Brown, Kenneth N.
dc.contributor.author Sreenan, Cormac J.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-29T12:06:41Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-29T12:06:41Z
dc.date.issued 2013-10
dc.identifier.citation Truong, T. T., Brown, K. N. and Sreenan, C. J. (2013) 'Autonomous discovery and repair of damage in Wireless Sensor Networks', 38th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 21-24 Oct. 2013, pp. 450-458. doi: 10.1109/LCN.2013.6761278 en
dc.identifier.startpage 450 en
dc.identifier.endpage 458 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4799-0537-9
dc.identifier.issn 0742-1303
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/5100
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/LCN.2013.6761278
dc.description.abstract Wireless Sensor Networks in volatile environments may suffer damage, and connectivity must be restored. The repairing agent must discover surviving nodes and damage to the physical and radio environment as it moves around the sensor field to execute the repair. We compare two approaches, one which re-generates a full plan whenever it discovers new knowledge, and a second which attempts to minimise the required number of new radio nodes. We apply each approach with two different heuristics, one which attempts to minimise the cost of new radio nodes, and one which aims to minimise the travel distance. We conduct extensive simulation-based experiments, varying key parameters, including the level of damage suffered, and comparing directly with the published state-of-the-art. We quantify the relative performance of the different algorithms in achieving their objectives, and also measure the execution times to assess the impact on being able to make autonomous decisions in reasonable time. en
dc.description.sponsorship Higher Education Authority (HEA PRTLI4 project NEMBES); Science Foundation Ireland (SFI centre CTVR (10/CE/I1853)) en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IEEE en
dc.relation.ispartof 38th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN)
dc.rights © 2013 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en
dc.subject Maintenance engineering en
dc.subject Radio link en
dc.subject Planning en
dc.subject Robot sensing systems en
dc.subject Probes en
dc.subject Runtime en
dc.subject Barium en
dc.subject Wireless sensor networks en
dc.subject Telecommunication network reliability en
dc.subject Surviving nodes en
dc.subject Autonomous discovery en
dc.subject Damage repair en
dc.subject Radio environment en
dc.subject Sensor field en
dc.subject Radio nodes en
dc.subject Heuristics en
dc.subject Travel distance minimization en
dc.subject Autonomous decision making en
dc.title Autonomous discovery and repair of damage in Wireless Sensor Networks en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Cormac J. Sreenan, Computer Science, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: c.sreenan@cs.ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.date.updated 2017-11-27T13:15:04Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.contributor.funder Higher Education Authority en
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle 38th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.conferencelocation Sydney, Australia en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress c.sreenan@cs.ucc.ie en


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