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Robust distributed network localization with noisy range measurements
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This paper describes a distributed, linear-time algorithm for localizing sensor network nodes in the presence of range measurement noise and demonstrates the algorithm on a physical network. Expand
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Accurate indoor localization with zero start-up cost
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We present Ubicarse, an accurate indoor localization system for commodity mobile devices, with no specialized infrastructure or fingerprinting. Expand
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Online power-aware routing in wireless Ad-hoc networks
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This paper discusses online power-aware routing in large wireless ad-hoc networks for applications where the message sequence is not known. Expand
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Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robot Systems [Grand Challenges of Robotics]
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The field of modular self-reconfigurable robotic systems addresses the design, fabrication, motion planning, and control of autonomous kinematic machines with variable morphology. Expand
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Deploying sensor networks with guaranteed capacity and fault tolerance
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We design and analyze the first algorithms that place an almost-minimum number of additional sensors to augment an existing network into a k-connected network, for any desired parameter k. Expand
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Distributed algorithms for guiding navigation across a sensor network
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We develop distributed algorithms for self-organizing sensor networks that respond to directing a target through a region, while maintaining the safest distance to the danger areas. Expand
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An untethered, electrostatic, globally controllable MEMS micro-robot
We present an untethered, electrostatic, MEMS micro-robot, with dimensions of 60 /spl mu/m by 250 /spl mu/m by 10 /spl mu/m. The device consists of a curved, cantilevered steering arm, mounted on anExpand
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Crystalline Robots: Self-Reconfiguration with Compressible Unit Modules
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We discuss a robotic system composed of Crystalline modules that can self-reconfigure to form distributed robot systems. Expand
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Global clock synchronization in sensor networks
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This paper discusses three methods to achieve global synchronization in a sensor network: a node-based approach, a hierarchical cluster-based method, and a fully localized diffusion- based method. Expand
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Tracking a moving object with a binary sensor network
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In this paper we examine the role of very simple and noisy sensors for the tracking problem. Expand
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