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Understanding and managing large sensor networks

Ediriweera, D. D. and Marshall, I. W. (2010) Understanding and managing large sensor networks. In: Integrating water systems. CRC PRESS-TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP, Boca Raton, Fla., pp. 55-61. ISBN 978-0-415-54851-9

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Abstract

The water supply industry is trialing a range of sensor network designs for monitoring distributed infrastructure. The paper investigates the performance of such a sensor system deployed to monitor a water distribution network. The study reveals up to one fifth of the data intended to be collected either to be missing or erroneous. Findings reinforce the importance of in-depth design consideration of all aspects of large scale sensor systems, and the necessity for expertise on every detail of the system, or access to a rule set which embeds this knowledge allowing non-specialists to make near optimal choices. First steps towards defining such a rule set is presented here with supporting evidence.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
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ID Code: 56179
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 25 Jul 2012 13:19
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2014 15:17
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/56179

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