Mobile Sensor Scheduling for Timely Sweep Coverage

Provided by: Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Topic: Mobility
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Mobile sensors are a viable choice for providing monitoring service on a set of Points of Interest (PoIs) in a large sensing field. In some applications, each PoI should be covered periodically (sweep coverage), and the collected data should be delivered to the sink node timely (timely transmission), namely both the sensing and transmission delay constraints for each PoI should be satisfied, which the authors call as timely sweep coverage. They investigate how to optimize the movement path of one mobile sensor to satisfy the two delay constraints for each PoI, so that the required movement velocity for the mobile sensor is minimized.

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