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Servicing Wireless Sensor Networks by Mobile Robots

Abstract : Wireless sensor and robot networks (WSRNs) have emerged as a paradigmatic class of cyberphysical systems with cooperating objects. Due to the robots' potential to unleash a wider set of networking means and thus augment the network performance, WSRNs have rapidly become a hot research area. In this article, we elaborate on WSRNs from two unique standpoints: robot task allocation and robot task fulfillment. The former deals with robots cooperatively deciding on the set of tasks to be individually carried out to achieve a desired goal; the latter enables robots to fulfill the assigned tasks through intelligent mobility scheduling.
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Xu Li, Rafael Falcon, Amiya Nayak, Ivan Stojmenovic. Servicing Wireless Sensor Networks by Mobile Robots. IEEE Communications Magazine, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2012, 50 (7), ⟨10.1109/MCOM.2012.6231291⟩. ⟨hal-00677667⟩

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