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Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Volume 2016, Article ID 9312439, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9312439
Research Article

Assessing Availability in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks Based on Targets’ Perimeters Coverage

1State University of Feira de Santana, Feira de Santana, BA, Brazil
2University of the Bío-Bío, Concepción, Chile

Received 2 July 2016; Accepted 20 September 2016

Academic Editor: Stefano Basagni

Copyright © 2016 Daniel G. Costa and Cristian Duran-Faundez. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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