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Deploying a multi-hop underwater acoustic sensor network (UASN) in a large area brings about new challenges in reliable data transmissions and survivability of network due to the limited underwater communication range/bandwidth and the limited energy of underwater sensor nodes. In order to address those challenges and achieve the objectives of maximization(More)
In this work, we study algorithms for cooperative search and survey using a fleet of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Due to the limited energy, communication range/bandwidth, and sensing range of the AUVs, underwater search and survey with multiple AUVs brings about several new challenges since a large amount of data needs to be collected by each(More)
Stationary wireless sensor networks (WSNs) fail to scale when the area to be monitored is unbounded and the physical phenomenon to be monitored may migrate through a large region. Deploying mobile sensor networks (MSNs) alleviates this problem, as the self-configuring MSN can relocate to follow the phenomenon of interest. However, a major challenge here is(More)
In a practical deployment, mobile sensor network (MSN) suffers from a low performance due to high node mobility, time-varying wireless channel properties, and obstacles between communicating nodes. In order to tackle the problem of low network performance and provide a desired end-to-end data transfer quality, in this paper we propose a novel ad hoc routing(More)
Given a probabilistic graph G representing an intermittently connected network and routing algorithm A, we wish to determine a delivery subgraph G[A] of G with at most k edges, such that the probability Conn<sub>2</sub> (G[A]) that there is a path from source s to destination t (in a graph H chosen randomly from the probability space defined by G[A]) is(More)
— Routing in Intermittently Connected Networks (ICN) is a challenging problem due to the uncertainty and time varying nature of network connectivity. In this work, we focus on a special class of ICN formed by mobile ad hoc users called ICMAN. We first consider a new and practical probabilistic mobility model where the nodes move between a set of " hubs " in(More)
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) will play a significant role at the &#x201C;edge&#x201D; of the future &#x201C;Internet of Things.&#x201D; In particular, WSNs with transmit-only nodes are attracting more attention due to their advantages in supporting applications requiring dense and long-lasting deployment at a very low cost and energy consumption.(More)
Stationary wireless sensor networks (WSNs) fail to scale when the area to be monitored is open (i.e borderless) and the physical phenomena to be monitored may migrate through a large region. Deploying mobile sensor networks (MSNs) alleviates this problem, as the self-configuring MSN can relocate to follow the phenomena of interest. However, a major(More)
This paper proposes a new intelligent transportation system (ITS) that uses not only integrated cellular and wireless multihop relaying technologies but vehicles’ mobility profiles to provide quality yet affordable services as well. It focuses on a subsystem where cellular bandwidth is mostly used for control signals, and a wireless mesh network called ad(More)