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We consider the problem of localizing wireless nodes in an outdoor, open-space environment, using ad-hoc radio ranging measurements, e.g., 802.11. We cast these ranging measurements as a set of distance constraints, thus forming an over-determined system of equations suitable for non-linear least squares optimization. However, ranging measurements are often(More)
Continuous fine-grain status monitoring of a cloud data center enables rapid response to anomalies, but handling the resulting torrent of data poses a significant challenge. As a solution, we propose CloudSense, a new switch design that performs in-network compression of status streams via compressive sensing. Using MapReduce straggler detection as an(More)
—We are interested in estimating the angle of arrival of an RF signal by using commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software-defined radios (SDRs). The proposed COTS-based approach has the advantages of flexibility, low cost and ease of deployment, but—unlike traditional phased antenna arrays in which elements are already phase-aligned—we face the challenge of(More)
—Wireless data transfer under high mobility, as found in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) applications, is a challenge due to varying channel quality and extended link outages. We present FlowCode, an easily deployable link-layer solution utilizing multiple transmitters and receivers for the purpose of supporting existing transport protocols such as TCP in(More)
Mobile device hardware can limit the sophistication of mobile applications. One strategy for side-stepping these constraints is to opportunistically offload computations to the cloud, where more capable hardware can do the heavy lifting. We propose a platform that accomplishes this via compressive offloading, a novel application of compressive sensing in a(More)
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