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      Acoustic localization of antbirds in a Mexican rainforest using a wireless sensor network 

      Collier, T. C.; Kirschel, A. N. G.; Taylor, C. E. (2010)
      Acoustic localization is a promising method to passively observe vocal animal species, but remains difficult and time consuming to employ. To reduce the labor intensity and impact of deployment, an acoustic localization ...
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      Acoustic monitoring in terrestrial environments using microphone arrays: Applications, technological considerations and prospectus 

      Blumstein, Daniel T.; Mennill, D. J.; Clemins, P.; Girod, L.; Yao, K.; Patricelli, G.; Deppe, J. L.; Krakauer, A. H.; Clark, C.; Cortopassi, K. A.; Hanser, S. F.; Mccowan, B.; Ali, Andreas M.; Kirschel, A. N. G. (2011)
      1. Animals produce sounds for diverse biological functions such as defending territories, attracting mates, deterring predators, navigation, finding food and maintaining contact with members of their social group. Biologists ...
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      A bio-inspired approach for streaming applications in wireless sensor networks based on the Lotka-Volterra competition model 

      Antoniou, Pavlos Ch.; Pitsillides, Andreas (2010)
      In the new era of Ambient Intelligence, wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are seen to bridge the gap between physical world and the Internet, making a large amount of information accessible anywhere, anytime. Over the last ...
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      A biologically inspired networking model for wireless sensor networks 

      Charalambous, Charalambos D.; Cui, S. (2010)
      Wireless sensor networks have emerged in strategic applications such as target detection, localization, and tracking, where the large scale renders centralized control prohibitive. In addition, the finite batteries of the ...
    • Doctoral Thesis  Open Access

      Collaborative area monitoring using wireless sensor networks with stationary and mobile nodes 

      Lambrou, Theofanis P. (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2011-05)
      Αυτή η διατριβή εξετάζει τα προβλήματα σχεδιασμού διαδρομών για την βελτίωση της κάλυψης και του εντοπισμού γεγονότων σε μικτά δίκτυα αισθητήρων που αποτελούνται από σταθερούς και κινητούς κόμβους αισθητήρων. Τέτοια μικτά ...
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      Congestion control in wireless sensor networks based on the bird flocking behavior 

      Antoniou, Pavlos Ch.; Pitsillides, Andreas; Engelbrecht, A.; Blackwell, T.; Michael, Loizos (2009)
      Recently, performance controlled wireless sensor networks have attracted significant interest with the emergence of mission-critical applications (e.g. health monitoring). Performance control can be carried out by robust ...
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      Continuous monitoring of children with suspected cardiac arrhythmias 

      Kyriacou, Efthyvoulos C.; Kounoudes, A.; Paraskeva, Loucas; Konstantinides, A.; Pattichis, Constantinos S.; Jossif, Antonis P.; Pattichis, Marios S.; Vogiatzis, Dimitrios G. (2009)
      Advances in wireless communications and networking technologies as well as computer and medical technologies, enable the development of small size, power efficient and more reliable medical multi-parameter recording systems, ...
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      Current-state opacity formulations in probabilistic finite automata 

      Saboori, A.; Hadjicostis, Christoforos N. (2014)
      A system is said to be current-state opaque if the entrance of the system state to a set of secret states remains opaque (uncertain) to an intruder - at least until the system leaves the set of secret states. This notion ...
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      Data acquisition in sensor networks with large memories 

      Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D.; Neema, S.; Kalogeraki, Vana; Gunopulos, Dimitrios; Najjar, W. (2005)
      Sensor Networks will soon become ubiquitous, making them essential tools for monitoring the activity and evolution of our surrounding environment. However such environments are expected to generate vast amounts of temporal ...
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      Demonstration abstract: Crowdsourced indoor localization and navigation with Anyplace 

      Petrou, L.; Larkou, G.; Laoudias, Christos; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D.; Panayiotou, Christos G. (IEEE Computer Society, 2014)
      In this demonstration paper, we present the Anyplace system that relies on the abundance of sensory data on smartphones (e.g., WiFi signal strength and inertial measurements) to deliver reliable indoor geolocation information. ...
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      Demonstration abstract: Sensor mockup experiments with SmartLab 

      Larkou, G.; Mintzis, M.; Taranto, S.; Konstantinidis, Andreas; Andreou, Panayiotis G.; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D. (IEEE Computer Society, 2014)
      In this demonstration paper we present SmartLab1, an architecture for managing a cluster of both Android Real Devices (ARDs) and Android Virtual Devices (AVDs) via an intuitive web-based interface. Our architecture consists ...
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      Distributed consensus and linear functional calculation in networks: An observability perspective 

      Sundaram, S.; Hadjicostis, Christoforos N. (2007)
      We study the problem of performing sensor fusion and distributed consensus in networks, where the objective is to calculate some linear function of the initial sensor values at some or all of the sensors. We utilize a ...
    • Doctoral Thesis  Open Access

      Distributed event detection and localization in wireless sensor networks 

      Michaelides, Michalis (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2009-05)
      Αυτή η διατριβή επικεντρώνεται στην κατανεμημένη ανίχνευση και εντοπισμό της εστίας ενός συμβάντος σε Ασύρματα Δίκτυα Αισθητήρων (ΑΔΑ). Οι κόμβοι αισθητήρες είναι συνήθως μικρές σε μέγεθος, απλές και φτηνές συσκευές, η ...
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      Distributed finite-time average-consensus with limited computational and storage capability 

      Oliva, G.; Setola, R.; Hadjicostis, Christoforos N. (2017)
      Consensus is a fundamental feature of distributed systems, and it is the prerequisite for several complex tasks, such as flocking of mobile robots, localization in wireless-sensor networks, or decentralized control of smart ...
    • Doctoral Thesis  Open Access

      Distributed weight balancing in directed topologies 

      Rikos, Apostolos I. (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Engineering, 2018-05)
      Ένα κατανεμημένο σύστημα ή δίκτυο μπορεί να θεωρηθεί ως ένα σύνολο υποσυστημάτων που μπορούν να μοιράζονται πληροφορίες μέσω διασυνδέσεων, οι οποίες αποτελούν μια κατευθυνόμενη τοπολογία επικοινωνίας. Τα κατανεμημένα ...
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      Efficient online state tracking using sensor networks 

      Halkidi, Maria; Kalogeraki, Vana; Gunopulos, Dimitrios; Papadopoulos, Dimitris; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D.; Vlachos, Michail (2006)
      Sensor networks are being deployed for tracking events of interest in many environmental or monitoring applications. Because of their distributed nature of operation, a challenging issue is how to accurately identify the ...
    • Doctoral Thesis  Open Access

      Enabling smart homes using web technologies 

      Kamilaris, Andreas (Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου, Σχολή Θετικών και Εφαρμοσμένων Επιστημών / University of Cyprus, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, 2013-01)
      Νέες τεχνολογικές ανακαλύψεις επιτρέπουν στο Διαδίκτυο (Internet) να διεισδύσει στον κόσμο των ενσωματωμένων υπολογιστικών μηχανών (embedded computing devices). Ο Ιστός των Αντικειμένων (Web of Things) διασυνδέει αυτές τις ...
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      ETC: Energy-driven tree construction in wireless sensor networks 

      Andreou, Panayiotis G.; Pamboris, Andreas; Zeinalipour-Yazdi, Constantinos D.; Chrysanthis, Panos K.; Samaras, George S. (2009)
      Continuous queries in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are founded on the premise of Query Routing Tree structures (denoted as T), which provide sensors with a path to the querying node. Predominant data acquisition systems ...
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      Fault diagnosis in discrete event systems modeled by petri nets with outputs 

      Ru, Y.; Hadjicostis, Christoforos N. (2008)
      In this paper, we study fault diagnosis in discrete event systems modeled by Petri nets with outputs, i.e., Petri nets with place sensors and transition sensors. Faults are modeled as unobservable transitions and are divided ...