Limiting energy consumption is one of the primary aims for most real-world deployments of wireless sensor networks. Unfortunately, attempts to optimize energy efficiency are often in conflict with the demand for network reactiveness to transmit urgent messages. In this article, we propose SWIFTNET: a reactive data acquisition scheme. It is built on the synergies arising from a combination of the data reduction methods and energy-efficient data compression schemes. Particularly, it combines compressed sensing, data prediction and adaptive sampling strategies. We show how this approach dramatically reduces the amount of unnecessary data transmission in the deployment for environmental monitoring and surveillance networks. SWIFTNET targets any monitoring applications that require high reactiveness with aggressive data collection and transmission. To test the performance of this method, we present a real-world testbed for a wildfire monitoring as a use-case. The results from our in-house deployment testbed of 15 nodes have proven to be favorable. On average, over 50% communication reduction when compared with a default adaptive prediction method is achieved without any loss in accuracy. In addition, SWIFTNET is able to guarantee reactiveness by adjusting the sampling interval from 5 min up to 15 s in our application domain.

A data acquisition protocol for a reactive wireless sensor network monitoring application / Aderohunmu, Femi A.; Brunelli, Davide; Deng, Jeremiah D.; Purvis, Martin K.. - In: SENSORS. - ISSN 1424-8220. - ELETTRONICO. - 15:5(2015), pp. 10221-10254. [10.3390/s150510221]

A data acquisition protocol for a reactive wireless sensor network monitoring application

Brunelli, Davide;
2015

Abstract

Limiting energy consumption is one of the primary aims for most real-world deployments of wireless sensor networks. Unfortunately, attempts to optimize energy efficiency are often in conflict with the demand for network reactiveness to transmit urgent messages. In this article, we propose SWIFTNET: a reactive data acquisition scheme. It is built on the synergies arising from a combination of the data reduction methods and energy-efficient data compression schemes. Particularly, it combines compressed sensing, data prediction and adaptive sampling strategies. We show how this approach dramatically reduces the amount of unnecessary data transmission in the deployment for environmental monitoring and surveillance networks. SWIFTNET targets any monitoring applications that require high reactiveness with aggressive data collection and transmission. To test the performance of this method, we present a real-world testbed for a wildfire monitoring as a use-case. The results from our in-house deployment testbed of 15 nodes have proven to be favorable. On average, over 50% communication reduction when compared with a default adaptive prediction method is achieved without any loss in accuracy. In addition, SWIFTNET is able to guarantee reactiveness by adjusting the sampling interval from 5 min up to 15 s in our application domain.
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Aderohunmu, Femi A.; Brunelli, Davide; Deng, Jeremiah D.; Purvis, Martin K.
A data acquisition protocol for a reactive wireless sensor network monitoring application / Aderohunmu, Femi A.; Brunelli, Davide; Deng, Jeremiah D.; Purvis, Martin K.. - In: SENSORS. - ISSN 1424-8220. - ELETTRONICO. - 15:5(2015), pp. 10221-10254. [10.3390/s150510221]
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