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Effectiveness of Simultaneous Placement and Scheduling of Sensors, February,2013.
*Bashiru Aremu ,**Terence McIvor,*** King K. kwame
* Professor in Comp .Sc. at Faculty of Applied Sciences, Africa International Institute for Professional Training Research, Adam Smith University of America, Correspondence Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
**Associate Professor of Chemistry & ICT at Faculty of Applied Sciences, Africa International Institute for Professional Training Research, Adam Smith University of America, London Office, U.K
***Faculty Member at Faculty of Applied Sciences, Africa International Institute for Professional Training Research, Adam Smith University of America
We consider the problem of monitoring spatial phenomena, such as road speeds on a highway, using wireless sensors with limited battery life. A central question is to decide where to locate these sensors to best predict the phenomenon at the unsensed locations. However, given the power constraints, we also need to determine when to selectively activate these sensors in order to maximize the performance while satisfying lifetime requirements. Traditionally, these two problems of sensor placement and scheduling have been considered separately from each other; one first decides where to place the sensors, and then when to activate them.
In this paper, we present an efficient algorithm, ESPASS, that simultaneously optimizes the placement and the schedule. We prove that ESPASS provides a constant-factor approximation to the optimal solution of this NP-hard optimization problem. A salient feature of our approach is that it obtains “balanced” schedules that perform uniformly well over time, rather than only on average. We then extend the algorithm to allow for a smooth power-accuracy
tradeoff. Our algorithm applies to complex settings where the sensing
quality of a set of sensors is measured, e.g., in the improvement of prediction accuracy (more formally, to situations where the sensing quality function is submodular). We present extensive empirical studies on several sensing tasks, and our results show that simultaneously placing and scheduling gives drastically improved performance compared to separate placement and scheduling (e.g., a 33% improvement in network lifetime on the traffic prediction task).