Theoretical Treatment of Target Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks

@article{Gu2011TheoreticalTO,
  title={Theoretical Treatment of Target Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks},
  author={Yu Gu and Baohua Zhao and Yusheng Ji and Jie Li},
  journal={Journal of Computer Science and Technology},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={117-129}
}
The target coverage is an important yet challenging problem in wireless sensor networks, especially when both coverage and energy constraints should be taken into account. Due to its nonlinear nature, previous studies of this problem have mainly focused on heuristic algorithms; the theoretical bound remains unknown. Moreover, the most popular method used in the previous literature, i.e., discretization of continuous time, has yet to be justified. This paper fills in these gaps with two… CONTINUE READING
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