Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 350789, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/350789
Research Article

Node Deployment Algorithm Based on Viscous Fluid Model for Wireless Sensor Networks

School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing 21094, China

Received 29 April 2014; Accepted 26 June 2014; Published 14 July 2014

Academic Editor: Zhongmei Zhou

Copyright © 2014 Jiguang Chen and Huanyan Qian. 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.

Linked References

  1. A. Howard, M. J. Matarić, and G. S. Sukhatme, “Mobile sensor network deployment using potential fields: a distributed, scalable solution to the area coverage problem,” in Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 5, pp. 299–308, Springer, Tokyo, Japan, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  2. Y. Zou and K. Chakrabarty, “Sensor deployment and target localization based on virtual forces,” in Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Joint Conference on the IEEE Computer and Communications (INFOCOM '03), vol. 2, pp. 1293–1303, IEEE Societies, April 2003. View at Scopus
  3. B. Shucker and J. K. Bennett, “Scalable control of distributed robotic macrosensors,” in Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, vol. 6, pp. 379–388, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  4. S. Toumpis and L. Tassiulas, “Packetostatics: deployment of massively dense sensor networks as an electrostatics problem,” in Proceeding of the 24th Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications Societies (INFOCOM '05), vol. 4, pp. 2290–2301, IEEE, March 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. X. Yu, W. Huang, J. Lan, and X. Qian, “A novel virtual force approach for node deployment in wireless sensor network,” in Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS '12), pp. 359–363, Hangzhou, China, May 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. J. Li, B. Zhang, L. Cui, and S. Chai, “An extended virtual force-based approach to distributed self-deployment in mobile sensor networks,” International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 2012, Article ID 417307, 14 pages, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. I. Larrabide, M. Kim, L. Augsburger, M. C. Villa-Uriol, D. Rüfenacht, and A. F. Frangi, “Fast virtual deployment of self-expandable stents: method and in vitro evaluation for intracranial aneurysmal stenting,” Medical Image Analysis, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 721–730, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. C. Sergiou and V. Vassiliou, “Estimating maximum traffic volume in wireless sensor networks using fluid dynamics principles,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 257–260, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. M. Gribaudo, C.-F. Chiasserini, R. Gaeta, M. Garetto, D. Manini, and M. Sereno, “A spatial fluid-based framework to analyze large-scale wireless sensor networks,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN '05), pp. 694–703, July 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. K. Wesley, D. Spears, W. Spears, and D. Thayer, “Two formal gas models for multi-agent sweeping and obstacle avoidance,” in Formal Approaches to Agent-Based Systems, vol. 3228 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 111–130, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  11. M. R. Pac, A. M. Erkmen, and I. Erkmen, “Scalable self-deployment of mobile sensor networks: a fluid dynamics approach,” in Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS '06), pp. 1446–1451, Beijing, China, October 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. M. R. Pac, A. M. Erkmen, and I. Erkmen, “Towards fluent sensor networks: a scalable and robust self-deployment approach,” in Proceedings of the 1st NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS '06), pp. 365–372, June 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. D. Anderson J, Computational Fluid Dynamics, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, USA, 1995.
  14. G. R. Liu and M. B. Liu, Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics: A Meshfree Particle Method, World Scientific, 2003.
  15. J. J. Monaghan, “Smoothed particle hydrodynamics,” Reports on Progress in Physics, vol. 68, no. 8, pp. 1703–1759, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at MathSciNet · View at Scopus
  16. W. G. Douglas, “Command control for many-robot systems,” Unmanned Systems, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 28–34, 1992. View at Google Scholar
  17. N. Heo and P. K. Varshney, “A distributed self spreading algorithm for mobile wireless sensor networks,” in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking (WCNC '03), vol. 3, pp. 1597–1602, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar