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Signal Processing-Assisted Protocols and Algorithms for Cooperating Objects and Wireless Sensor Networks

  1. Research Article

    Decentralized Detection in IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Sensor Networks

    We present a mathematical model to study decentralized detection in clustered wireless sensor networks (WSNs). Sensors and fusion centers (FCs) are distributed with the aim of detecting an event of interest. S...

    Marco Martalò, Chiara Buratti, Gianluigi Ferrari and Roberto Verdone

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:174063

    Published on: 29 August 2010

  2. Research Article

    Novel Received Signal Strength-Based Indoor Location System: Development and Testing

    A received signal strength- (RSS-)based indoor location method (ILS) for person/assets location in indoor scenarios is presented in this paper. Theoretical bases of the method are the integral equations relati...

    Yuri Álvarez, MaríaElena de Cos, José Lorenzo and Fernando Las-Heras

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:254345

    Published on: 15 August 2010

  3. Research Article

    Secure Geographic Routing in Ad Hoc and Wireless Sensor Networks

    Security in sensor networks is one of the most relevant research topics in resource constrained wireless devices and networks. Several attacks can be suffered in ad hoc and wireless sensor networks (WSN), whic...

    Mariano García-Otero, Theodore Zahariadis, Federico Álvarez, Helen C. Leligou, Adrián Población-Hernández, Panagiotis Karkazis and Francisco J. Casajús-Quirós

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:975607

    Published on: 10 August 2010

  4. Research Article

    Trade-Offs between Energy Saving and Reliability in Low Duty Cycle Wireless Sensor Networks Using a Packet Splitting Forwarding Technique

    One of the challenging topics and design constraints in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) is the reduction of energy consumption because, in most application scenarios, replacement of power resources in sensor d...

    Giuseppe Campobello, Salvatore Serrano, Alessandro Leonardi and Sergio Palazzo

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:932345

    Published on: 1 August 2010

  5. Research Article

    Crystallized Rate Regions for MIMO Transmission

    When considering the multiuser SISO interference channel, the allowable rate region is not convex and the maximization of the aggregated rate of all the users by the means of transmission power control becomes...

    Adrian Kliks (EURASIP Member), Pawel Sroka (EURASIP Member) and Merouane Debbah

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:919072

    Published on: 26 July 2010

  6. Research Article

    Adaptive Power Allocation in Wireless Sensor Networks with Spatially Correlated Data and Analog Modulation: Perfect and Imperfect CSI

    We address the problem of power allocation in a wireless sensor network where distributed sensors amplify and forward their partial and noisy observations of a Gaussian random source to a remote fusion center ...

    MuhammadHafeez Chaudhary and Luc Vandendorpe

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:817961

    Published on: 21 July 2010

  7. Research Article

    A Novel Quantize-and-Forward Cooperative System: Channel Estimation and M-PSK Detection Performance

    A method to improve the reliability of data transmission between two terminals without using multiple antennas is cooperative communication, where spatial diversity is introduced by the presence of a relay ter...

    Iancu Avram, Nico Aerts, Dieter Duyck and Marc Moeneclaey

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:415438

    Published on: 20 July 2010

  8. Research Article

    Indoor Positioning Using Nonparametric Belief Propagation Based on Spanning Trees

    Nonparametric belief propagation (NBP) is one of the best-known methods for cooperative localization in sensor networks. It is capable of providing information about location estimation with appropriate uncert...

    Vladimir Savic, Adrián Población, Santiago Zazo and Mariano García

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:963576

    Published on: 5 July 2010

  9. Research Article

    Low-Complexity One-Dimensional Edge Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks

    In various wireless sensor network applications, it is of interest to monitor the perimeter of an area of interest. For example, one may need to check if there is a leakage of a dangerous substance. In this pa...

    Marco Martalò and Gianluigi Ferrari

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:751520

    Published on: 27 June 2010

  10. Research Article

    Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks with Known Coordinate Database

    Geographic location of nodes is very useful for a sensor network. A novel and practical Radio Frequency (RF)-based localization algorithm called Kcdlocation has been presented for some specific sensor network ...

    Zhen Fang, Zhan Zhao, Xunxue Cui, Daoqu Geng, Lidong Du and Cheng Pang

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2010 2010:901283

    Published on: 27 June 2010