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Modelling and Self-organizing in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks: Application to Fire Detection

Elie Tagne Fute, Emmanuel Tonye Published in Wireless

International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Year of Publication: 2013
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  1. Elie Tagne Fute and Emmanuel Tonye. Article: Modelling and Self-organizing in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks: Application to Fire Detection. International Journal of Applied Information Systems 5(3):1-7, February 2013. BibTeX

    	author = "Elie Tagne Fute and Emmanuel Tonye",
    	title = "Article: Modelling and Self-organizing in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks: Application to Fire Detection",
    	journal = "International Journal of Applied Information Systems",
    	year = 2013,
    	volume = 5,
    	number = 3,
    	pages = "1-7",
    	month = "February",
    	note = "Published by Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA"


This paper describes the design of a system for wildfire monitoring incorporating wireless sensors. A wireless sensor network (WSN) is a complex system. In complex systems, multiple aspects interact and influence each other. A vast number of entities are present in the system. Traditional modelling and simulation techniques fail to capture interactions between loosely coupled aspects of a complex system. This paper also describes a modelling approach of the mobile WSN based on Holonic Multi- Agent paradigm (Holonic Multi-Agent Systems (HMAS)). The holonic model has the characteristics of scalability and robustness. The approach of modelling used is organizational and it uses four basic concepts: Role, Interaction, Organization and Capacity. This paper mainly presents the formulation problem of fire detection. An application is made to the patrolling task and the detection and avoidance of the obstacles during moving of the mobile sensor.


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Wireless sensor network, mobile sensors, patrolling, agent, multi-agent system, holon, fire detection