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Presents research on informational and mathematical aspects of networked sensing systems
Facilitates collaboration between the different research areas and interdisciplinary research on distributed sensing systems
Brings together internationally reputed researchers from different communities, focused on the common theme of distributed sensing, inferencing, and control over networks
In recent years, there has been significant interest and advances in developing systematic techniques to synthesize interactive and reconfigurable distributed sensing systems that are capable of performing effective inferencing and control tasks under overall resource constraints. Networked Sensing Information and Control is a collection of papers which present broad trends in the mathematical aspects of networked sensing, information, and control.
Recent advances in sensor and computing technologies have provided the impetus for deploying distributed sensing systems, which could find applications in building safety, environmental monitoring, power systems, manufacturing, national security, and space exploration. This technology is in the early stages of development consequently a number of issues need to addressed for successful realization of distributed sensing systems. This book takes a system-level perspective, presents some of the main mathematical problems and offers design solutions. The book is organized around four major themes:
Distributed Computation over Unreliable Communication Networks
Rate Constrained Field Reconstruction
Dynamics and Control over Communication Networks
Written by leading researchers and engineers, Networked Sensing Information and Control includes motivating examples from specific domains such as national defense and environmental monitoring, but also provides fundamental theory and methods which are applicable to a wide range of networked sensing applications.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Internet - Session - coding - communication - detection - information - information system - information theory - monitor - organization - power systems - signal processing - speech processing - uncertainty - wireless sensor networks
Blind Localization.- Blind Calibration of Networks of Sensors: Theory and Algorithms.- Sparse multidimensional scaling for blind tracking in sensor networks.- Distributed Computation over Unreliable Communication Networks.- Error Exponents for Decentralized Detection in Tree Networks.- Function Computation in Wireless Sensor Networks.- Network Coding for Distributed Storage in Wireless Networks.- Rate Constrained Field Reconstruction.- Distributed Field Estimation with One–bit Sensors.- On the Number of Bits to Encode the Outputs of Densely Deployed Sensors.- Separation Theorems And Partial Orderings For Sensor Network Problems.- Dynamics & Control over Communication Networks.- Toward the Design of a Transport Layer for Networked Control Systems.- Reliable Distributed Estimation with Intermittent Communications.- Smart Sleeping Policies for Energy-Efficient Tracking in Sensor Networks.- Distributed coverage of nonconvex environments.