Subject: Special Issue: "Energy Efficiency and Intelligent Signal Processing for Wireless Sensing" - Sensors Journal

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Extended Deadline for Paper submission: Closed

Summary

The objective of this special issue is to provide high quality research results on energy efficiency and intelligent signal processing for wireless sensing. Research articles with totally new results or comprehensive review are solicited which will provide a consolidated state-of-the-art in this areas. The full research, review, corresponding applications and high rated manuscripts addressing the following topics are encouraged for submission. There are no restrictions on the topics of interest of this special issue.

Keywords and Topics

energy and resource management, energy efficiency analysis, dynamic power management, distributed query processing, detection, classification, estimation, tracking, sensor tasking and control, in-network processing and aggregation, distributed control & actuation, distributed inference & fusion, fault tolerance, network coverage, connectivity & longevity, security & reliability, applications & demonstrations of wireless sensing, energy and mobility management algorithm, multi-sensor, multi-source information networking architectures, modeling, measurement and simulation of mobile networks, distributed and collaborative signal processing, integrated test-beds, experiments, algorithms and measurements, agent and intelligent computing, web and network sensing application, wireless & mobile computing, peer-to-peer technology, virtual sensing

Published Paper

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Xue Wang *, Jun-Jie Ma , Sheng Wang and Dao-Wei Bi
State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instrument, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P. R. China; E-mails: {mjj, wang_sheng00, bdw02}@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn.
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: wangxue@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn.
Received: 25 April 2007  / Accepted: 8 May 2007 / Published: 10 May 2007
Full Paper: Distributed Particle Swarm Optimization and Simulated Annealing for Energy-efficient Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks
Sensors
2007, 7, 628-648 (PDF format, 403 K)

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Xue Wang *, Sheng Wang †, Dao-Wei Bi ‡ and Jun-Jie Ma §
State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instrument, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P. R. China; E-mails: {mjj, wang_sheng00, bdw02}@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn.
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: wangxue@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn.
Received: 6 June 2007 / Accepted: 25 June 2007 / Published: 25 June 2007
Full Paper: Distributed Peer-to-Peer Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks
Sensors
2007, 7, 1001-1027 (PDF format, 1330 K)

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Xue Wang *, Jun-Jie Ma , Sheng Wang and Dao-Wei Bi
State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instrument, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P. R. China; E-mails: {mjj, wang_sheng00, bdw02}@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn.
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: wangxue@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn.
Received: 26 June 2007 / Accepted: 12 July 2007 / Published: 13 July 2007
Full Paper: Cluster-based Dynamic Energy Management for Collaborative Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks
Sensors
2007, 7, 1193-1215 (PDF format, 551K)

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Xue Wang *, Dao-wei Bi , Liang Ding and Sheng Wang §
State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instrument, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P. R. China; E-mails: † bdw02@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn; ‡dintliang03@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn ; §wang_sheng00@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: wangxue@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn.
Received: 26 June 2007 / Accepted: 27 July 2007 / Published: 30 July 2007
Full Paper: Agent Collaborative Target Localization and Classification in Wireless Sensor Networks
Sensors
2007, 7, 1359-1386 (PDF format, 557 K)

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Nelson Souto Rosa * and Paulo Roberto Freire Cunha
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Centro de Informatica, Recife, Brazil.
E-mail: nsr@cin.ufpe.br; prfc@cin.ufpe.br
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 3 May 2007 / Accepted: 21 May 2007 / Published: 13 August 2007
Full Paper: Using LOTOS for FormalisingWireless Sensor Network Applications
Sensors
2007, 7, 1447-1461 (PDF format, 239 K)

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Xue Wang *, Jun-Jie Ma, Sheng Wang and Dao-Wei Bi
State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instruments,
Department of Precision Instruments, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P. R. China;
E-mails: {mjj, wang_sheng00, bdw02}@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn.
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: wangxue@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn.
Received: 9 August 2007 / Accepted: 4 September 2007 / Published: 5 September 2007

Full Paper: Time Series Forecasting Energy-efficient Organization of Wireless Sensor Networks
Sensors 2007, 7, 1766-1792 (PDF format, 547 K)

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Xue Wang *, Liang Ding , Dao-Wei Bi and Sheng Wang
State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instruments, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P. R. China;
E-mails: ( dintliang03, bdw02, wang_sheng00 )@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: wangxue@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn
Received: 9 August 2007 / Accepted: 4 September 2007 / Published: 5 September 2007
Full Paper: Energy-efficient Optimization of Reorganization-Enabled Wireless Sensor Networks
Sensors 2007, 7, 1793-1816 (PDF format, 436 K)

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Feng Xia 1,2, Yu-Chu Tian 2,*, Yanjun Li 1 and Youxian Sun 1
1 State Key Laboratory of Industrial Control Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China, E-mail: f.xia@ieee.org.
2 Faculty of Information Technology, Queensland University of Technology, GPO Box 2434, Brisbane QLD 4001, Australia, E-mail: y.tian@qut.edu.au.
* Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: y.tian@qut.edu.au
Received: 3 October 2007 / Accepted: 8 October 2007 / Published: 9 October 2007

Full Paper: Wireless Sensor/Actuator Network Design for Mobile Control Applications
Sensors 2007, 7, 2157-2173 (PDF format, 486 K)

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Xue Wang *, Dao-wei Bi , Liang Ding and Sheng Wang §
State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instrument, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P. R. China; E-mails: bdw02@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn; dintliang03@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn ; § wang_sheng00@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: wangxue@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn
Received: 24 September 2007 / Accepted: 9 October 2007 / Published: 11 October 2007

Full Paper: Multi-agent Negotiation Mechanisms for Statistical Target Classification in Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks
Sensors 2007, 7, 2201-2237 (PDF format, 486 K)

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Xue Wang *, Sheng Wang, Daowei Bi and Liang Ding
State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instrument, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P. R. China;
E-mails: wangxue@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn, {wang_sheng00,bdw02,dintliang03}@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn,
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 24 October 2007 / Accepted: 8 November 2007 / Published: 13 November 2007

Full Paper: Hierarchical Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks for Collaborative Hybrid Semi-Supervised Classifier Learning
Sensors 2007, 7, 2693-2722 (PDF format, 2280 K)

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Xue Wang *, Jun-Jie Ma , Liang Ding and Dao-Wei Bi
State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instruments,
Department of Precision Instruments, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P. R. China;
E-mails: {mjj, dintliang03, bdw02}@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn.
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: wangxue@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn.
Received: 25 October 2007 / Accepted: 14 November 2007 / Published: 15 November 2007
Full Paper: Robust Forecasting for Energy Efficiency of Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks
Sensors 2007, 7, 2779-2807 (PDF format, 946 K)

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Jiming Chen 1,* , Shijian Li 2 and Youxian Sun 1
1 State Key of Industrial Control Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, P.R.China; E-mail: (jmchen@ieee.org). E-mail: (yxsun@iipc.zju.edu.cn)
2 College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, P.R.China; E-mail: (shijianli@zju.edu.cn)
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: jmchen@ieee.org
Received: 8 November 2007 / Accepted: 19 November 2007 / Published: 21 November 2007
Full Research Paper: Novel Deployment Schemes for Mobile Sensor Networks
Sensors 2007, 7, 2907-2919 (PDF format, 604 K)

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Cem Evrendilek
Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Computer Sciences, Izmir University of Economics, 35330 Balcova, Izmir, Turkey; Tel: +90 232 279 2525, Fax: +90 232 279 2626
E-mail: cem.evrendilek@ieu.edu.tr
Received: 5 November 2007 / Accepted: 29 January 2008 / Published: 4 February 2008
Full Paper: Vertex Separators for Partitioning a Graph
Sensors 2008, 8, 635-657 (PDF format, 496 K)

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Jiming Chen 1,*, Ruizhong Lin 1, Yanjun Li 1 and Youxian Sun 1
1 State Key of Industrial Control Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, P.R.China; E-mail: (jmchen@ieee.org). E-mail: (frzlin,yjli, yxsung@iipc.zju.edu.cn)
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: jmchen@ieee.org
Received: 11 January 2008 / Accepted: 11 February 2008 / Published: 
19 February 2008
Full Paper: LQER: A Link Quality Estimation based Routing forWireless Sensor Networks
Sensors 2008, 8, 1025-1038 (PDF format, 592 K)

Open Access
Hadi S. Aghdasi, Maghsoud Abbaspour *, Mohsen Ebrahimi Moghadam and Yasaman Samei
Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran;
E-mails: aghdasi@sbu.ac.ir, m_moghadam@sbu.ac.ir, ya.samei@mail.sbu.ac.ir
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; Email: maghsoud@sbu.ac.ir
Received: 2 June 2008; in revised form: 9 June 2008 / Accepted: 9 June 2008 / Published: 4 August 2008

Article: An Energy-Efficient and High-Quality Video Transmission Architecture in Wireless Video-Based Sensor Networks
Sensors 2008, 8, 4529-4559 (PDF format, 6690 K) DOI: 10.3390/s8074529

Open Access
Hadi S. Aghdasi, Maghsoud Abbaspour *, Mohsen Ebrahimi Moghadam and Yasaman Samei
Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran;
E-mails: aghdasi@sbu.ac.ir, m_moghadam@sbu.ac.ir, ya.samei@mail.sbu.ac.ir
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; Email: maghsoud@sbu.ac.ir
Received: 2 June 2008; in revised form: 9 June 2008 / Accepted: 9 June 2008 / Published: 4 August 2008

Article: An Energy-Efficient and High-Quality Video Transmission Architecture in Wireless Video-Based Sensor Networks
Sensors 2008, 8, 4529-4559 (PDF format, 6690 K) DOI: 10.3390/s8074529

Open Access
Yann-Aël Le Borgne 1,*, Sylvain Raybaud 2 and Gianluca Bontempi 1
1 Machine Learning Group, Département d’Informatique, Faculté des Sciences, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Boulevard du Triomphe, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
2 Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, 61, Avenue du Président Wilson, 94235 Cachan Cedex, France
E-mails: yleborgn@ulb.ac.be; sraybaud@dptmaths.ens-cachan.fr; gbonte@ulb.ac.be
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 27 May 2008; in revised form: 29 July 2008 / Accepted: 4 August 2008 / Published: 19 August 2008
Article: Distributed Principal Component Analysis for Wireless Sensor Networks
Sensors 2008, 8, 4821-4850 (PDF format, 1010 K) DOI: 10.3390/s8084821

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