Julio Barbancho

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Public utilities services (gas, water and electricity) have been traditionally automated with several technologies. The main functions that these technologies must support are AMR, automated meter reading, and SCADA, supervisory control and data acquisition. Most meter manufacturers provide devices with Bluetoothreg or ZigBeetrade communication features.(More)
1570-8705/$ see front matter 2011 Elsevier B.V doi:10.1016/j.adhoc.2011.11.003 ⇑ Corresponding author. Tel.: +34 954 55 28 38. E-mail addresses: dflarios@dte.us.es (D.F. Larios) Barbancho), fjmolina@us.es (F.J. Molina), cleon@us.e The localization of the sensor nodes is a fundamental problem in wireless sensor networks. There are a lot of different kinds of(More)
For the latest ten years, many authors have focused their investigations in wireless sensor networks. Different researching issues have been extensively developed: power consumption, MAC protocols, self-organizing network algorithms, data-aggregation schemes, routing protocols, QoS management, etc. Due to the constraints on data processing and power(More)