Data mule

A data mule is a vehicle that physically carries a computer with storage between remote locations to effectively create a data communication link. A… (More)
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2012
2012
In service-driven mobile ad-hoc wireless networks (MANET), it is possible that due to mobility, the service requester (client… (More)
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2011
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2011
We present a robotic system for collecting data from wireless devices dispersed across a large environment. In such applications… (More)
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2011
2011
We study the problem of planning the motion of “data mules” for collecting the data from stationary sensor nodes in wireless… (More)
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2011
2011
Sensors are all around us, in buildings, vehicles and public places, from commodity thermostats to custom sensornets. Yet today… (More)
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2010
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2010
A data mule represents a mobile device that collects data in a sensor field by physically visiting the nodes in a sensor network… (More)
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2007
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2007
In this paper we deal with energy-efficient data collection in sparse sensor networks with data mules. We analyze the problem of… (More)
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2006
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2006
We present algorithms, systems, and experimental results for underwater data muling. In data muling a mobile agent interacts with… (More)
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2005
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2005
Recent research has shown that using a mobile element to collect and carry data mechanically from a sensor network has many… (More)
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2003
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2003
This paper presents and analyzes an architecture to collect sensor data in sparse sensor networks. Our approach exploits the p m… (More)
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2003
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2003
This paper presents and analyzes a three-tier architecture for collecting sensor data in sparse sensor networks. Our approach… (More)
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