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Journal of Sensors
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 7048141, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7048141
Research Article

A WSN-Based Intrusion Alarm System to Improve Safety in Road Work Zones

Departamento de Ingeniería Electrónica, ETSI Telecomunicación, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain

Received 19 February 2016; Revised 3 May 2016; Accepted 12 May 2016

Academic Editor: Jong-Jae Lee

Copyright © 2016 Jose Martin et al. 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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