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|Innovative Applications and Developments of Micro-Pattern Gaseous Detectors
Tom Francke, Vladimir Peskov.
Study of nature and the world around us has been a primary motivation for scientists and researchers for centuries. Advanced methods in the study of elementary particles have led to even greater discoveries in recent years.
Innovative Applications and Developments of Micro-Pattern Gaseous Detectors...
Security and Trends in Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform Tags: Advancements in RFID
Pedro Peris Lopez, Julio C. Hernandez-Castro, Tieyan Li.
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology may become one of the most pervasive technologies of the near future. Yet the widespread adoption of this new technology presents security risks that have not been sufficiently addressed.Security and Trends in Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform...
Tag Identification Protocols in RFID Systems
Francesca Lonetti, Francesca Martelli.
Fast and reliable identification of multiple objects that are present at the same time is very important in many applications. A very promising technology for this purpose is Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), which is fast pervading many application fields, like public transportation and...
Security of EPC Class-1
Pablo Picazo-Sanchez, Lara Ortiz-Martin, Pedro Peris-Lopez, Julio C. Hernandez-Castro.
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a common technology for identifying objects, animals, or people. The main form of barcode-type RFID device is known as an Electronic Product Code (EPC) and the most popular standard for passive RFID tags is Class-1 Generation-2. In this technology, the...
Towards Sensing-Enabled RFID Security and Privacy
Di Ma, Nitesh Saxena.
Recent technological advancements enrich many RFID tags with sensing capabilities. This new generation of RFID devices – supporting sensing, computation, and RFID communication - can facilitate numerous promising applications for ubiquitous sensing and computation. They also suggest new ways of...
Mike Burmester, Jorge Munilla.
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a challenging wireless technology with a great potential for supporting supply and inventory management. In this chapter the authors consider a particular application in which a group of tagged items are scanned to generate a record of simultaneous presence...
Elliptic Curve Cryptography on WISPs
Michael Hutter, Erich Wenger, Markus Pelnar, Christian Pendl.
In this chapter, the authors explore the feasibility of Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) on Wireless Identification and Sensing Platforms (WISPs). ECC is a public-key based cryptographic primitive that has been widely adopted in embedded systems and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). In order to...
Monitoring Sleep with WISP Tags
Enamul Hoque, Robert F. Dickerson, John A. Stankovic.
This chapter presents a sleep monitoring system based on WISP tags. The authors show that their system accurately infers fine-grained body positions from accelerometer data collected from the WISP tags attached to the sides of a bed. Movements, duration, and bed entrances and exits are also detected by...
WISP-Based Devices as Part of a Home Telecare Node
David Parry, Anne Philpott, Alan Montefiore.
A systematic literature review of published sources that discuss radio frequency identification technology, ubiquitous health care, and dosage measurement was performed. The results were then critiqued. Methods of storing data and using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) were studied. These results...
Real-Time Traceability with Sensing in RFID Applications: Design Issues
Ana Vazquez Alejos, Iñigo Cuiñas, José Antonio Gay Fernández, Manuel García Sánchez.
Traceability and embedded sensing are analyzed in this chapter by three main approaches: firstly, a Wireless Sensor Network; secondly, a Sensor Area Network; and, finally, a Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform. This chapter presents an introduction to the “RFID F2F” action, and its application...
Visual Sensor Network Technology and Its Applications
Li-minn Ang, Kah Phooi Seng.
The combination of image sensors with wireless sensor network (WSN) technology has resulted in a new network technology called a visual sensor network (VSN). On the one hand, VSNs can be seen as an extension of traditional WSNs where image sensors have replaced scalar sensors. On the other hand, the...
Wireless Video Sensor Networks: Advances in Distributed Video Coding
Abdelrahman Elamin, Varun Jeoti, Samir Belhouari.
Wireless Video Sensors Networks (WVSNs) generally suffer from the constraint that their sensor nodes must consume very little power. In this rapidly emerging video application, the traditional video coding architecture cannot be used due to its high encoding complexity. Thankfully, some theorems from...
Wavelet Filters Evaluation in Power Constrained Visual Sensor Networks
Mammeri Abdelhamid, Brahim Hadjou, Ahmed Khoumsi, Djemel Ziou.
While designing a wavelet-based coder (WBC) in the context of Visual Sensor Network (VSN), engineers and designers must respect their strict constraint on power consumption. This makes the selection of the appropriate wavelet, among many existing competitors, not an easy task. A set of wavelet filters...
Low Level Representation of Data for Visual Sensor Network
Ruth Aguilar-Ponce, J. Luis Tecpanecatl-Xihuitl, Alfonso Alba-Cadena.
Wireless Sensor Network future direction is going towards more complex sensor such as camera sensor. Therefore, a very active research field is Visual Sensor Network. This type of network brings new challenges such as processing and transmitting a massive amount of data generated by the camera sensor....
Multimedia Transmission over Wireless Sensor Networks
This chapter presents an overview of multimedia information transmission over Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). These WSNs have evolved since the 1980s and their evolution can be divided into three generations. Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks (WMSNs) have become viable in recent years with the...
Energy-Efficient Backoff Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks
S. Mehta, K.S. Kwak.
A prime goal of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) is to minimize energy consumption than high channel efficiency and low channel access delay. Existing MAC protocols for WSNs reduce energy consumptions by introducing variation in an active/sleep mechanism, but they cannot save energy during the execution...
Visual Human Tracking in Wireless Cameras Networks A SURF-Based Approach
Yi Zhou, Hichem Snoussi, Shibao Zheng, Fethi Smach.
In wireless camera networks, the communication load between cameras is a major concern for visual tracking. To save the bandwidth, traditional applications transfer the spatial coordinates under the precondition of camera calibration, which is computationally unreasonable for large and mobile camera...
Object Association through Multiple Camera Collaboration for Large-Scale Surveillance System
Shung Han Cho, Kyung Hoon Kim, Yunyoung Nam, Sangjin Hong.
In this chapter, we present an object association method through multiple camera collaboration for a large-scale surveillance system. The object association is achieved by locally generating homographic lines on targets in collaborating cameras. In order to maintain the object association with the...
High-Level Information Fusion in Visual Sensor Networks
Juan Gómez-Romero, Jesús García, Miguel A. Patricio, José M. Molina, James Llinas.
Information fusion techniques combine data from multiple sensors, along with additional information and knowledge, to obtain better estimates of the observed scenario than could be achieved by the use of single sensors or information sources alone. According to the JDL fusion process model, high-level...
Using Line Cameras for Monitoring and Surveillance Sensor Networks
Jiang Yu Zheng.
The innovative combination of wireless sensor network (WSN) technology with visual monitoring and surveillance technology in computer vision has been emerging as an important new paradigm. This emerging technology will play a crucial role in visual monitoring and surveillance for automatic object...