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Efficient Sensor Network Management for Asset Localization

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Efficient Sensor Network Management for Asset Localization

Soeanu, Andrei, Ray, Sujoy, Berger, Jean and Debbabi, Mourad (2018) Efficient Sensor Network Management for Asset Localization. Computers & Operations Research . ISSN 03050548 (In Press)

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2018.06.001

Abstract

Asset localization represents an important application over wireless sensor networks (WSN) with a wide area of applicability ranging from network surveillance to search and rescue operations. In this paper, we address a research problem of network management where resource constrained sensors, in terms of capacity, sensing range and energy, are assigned to multiple targets in order to optimally localize assets with minimized error. We consider a heterogeneous network of omnidirectional sensors, each of which has an individual capacity to focus on a number of targets and a specific range to accurately estimate its distances to the targets that it is focusing on. A proper localization of each target requires a minimum of K (typically three) sensors where the target location is estimated using the intersection of the K range circles. We further analyze the problem under the constraint of a globally specified overall WSN energy budget which limits the possible assignments for the capacitated sensors. Restricting the energy budget leads to a trade-off between energy conservation and localization performance. In this context, we propose a heuristic solution approach leveraging evolutionary learning followed by meta-heuristic improvements based on target swapping among sensors. This approach actually minimizes a quantifier that is composed of the total localization area for all targets in addition to a penalty for each target if it is assigned less than minimum sensors. We provide an illustrative case study for the proposed approach and assess its effectiveness experimentally via benchmark results obtained on a data-set derived from known vehicle routing problem instances.

Divisions:Concordia University > Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science > Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering
Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Authors:Soeanu, Andrei and Ray, Sujoy and Berger, Jean and Debbabi, Mourad
Journal or Publication:Computers & Operations Research
Date:15 June 2018
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):10.1016/j.cor.2018.06.001
Keywords:Asset Localization; Wireless Sensor Network; Multi-dimensional Assignment,
ID Code:983971
Deposited By: MONIQUE LANE
Deposited On:26 Jun 2018 14:56
Last Modified:26 Jun 2018 15:39

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