Distributed inference in wireless sensor networks

  title={Distributed inference in wireless sensor networks},
  author={Venugopal V. Veeravalli and Pramod K. Varshney},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  pages={100 - 117}
  • V. VeeravalliP. Varshney
  • Published 13 January 2012
  • Computer Science
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Statistical inference is a mature research area, but distributed inference problems that arise in the context of modern wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have new and unique features that have revitalized research in this area in recent years. The goal of this paper is to introduce the readers to these novel features and to summarize recent research developments in this area. In particular, results on distributed detection, parameter estimation and tracking in WSNs will be discussed, with a… 

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