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Reliable and energy efficient mechanisms for wireless sensor networks

Thesis
Ali, A. O. E. S. Reliable and energy efficient mechanisms for wireless sensor networks. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2404287
Sensor nodes and their underlying communication technologies are characterised by restricted power resources, restricted processing, limited storage capacities, low data rates...

PFARS: Enhancing Throughput and Lifetime of Heterogeneous WSNs through Power-aware Fusion, Aggregation and Routing Scheme

Journal Article
Khan, R., Zakarya, M., Tan, Z., Usman, M., Jan, M. A., & Khan, M. (2019)
PFARS: Enhancing Throughput and Lifetime of Heterogeneous WSNs through Power-aware Fusion, Aggregation and Routing Scheme. International Journal of Communication Systems, 32(18), https://doi.org/10.1002/dac.4144
Heterogeneous wireless sensor networks (WSNs) consist of resource-starving nodes that face a challenging task of handling various issues such as data redundancy, data fusion, ...

An AI approach to Collecting and Analyzing Human Interactions with Urban Environments

Journal Article
Ferrara, E., Fragale, L., Fortino, G., Song, W., Perra, C., di Mauro, M., & Liotta, A. (2019)
An AI approach to Collecting and Analyzing Human Interactions with Urban Environments. IEEE Access, 7, 141476-141486. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2943845
Thanks to advances in Internet of Things and crowd-sensing, it is possible to collect vast amounts of urban data, to better understand how citizens interact with cities and, i...

Wattom: a Consumption and Grid Aware Smart Plug with Mid-air Controls

Conference Proceeding
Quintal, F., Esteves, A., Caires, F., Baptiste, V., & Mendes, P. (2019)
Wattom: a Consumption and Grid Aware Smart Plug with Mid-air Controls. In TEI '19 Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, (307-313). https://doi.org/10.1145/3294109.3295642
This paper presents Wattom, a highly interactive ambient eco-feedback smart plug that aims to support a more sustainable use of electricity by being tightly coupled to users' ...

Designing Motion Matching for Real-World Applications: Lessons from Realistic Deployments

Conference Proceeding
Verweij, D., Esteves, A., Bakker, S., & Khan, V. (2019)
Designing Motion Matching for Real-World Applications: Lessons from Realistic Deployments. In TEI '19 Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, (645-656). https://doi.org/10.1145/3294109.3295628
Amongst the variety of (multi-modal) interaction techniques that are being developed and explored, the Motion Matching paradigm provides a novel approach to selection and cont...

Lightweight Reinforcement Learning for Energy Efficient Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks

Journal Article
Savaglio, C., Pace, P., Aloi, G., Liotta, A., & Fortino, G. (2019)
Lightweight Reinforcement Learning for Energy Efficient Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Access, 7, 29355-29364. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2902371
High-density communications in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) demand for new approaches to meet stringent energy and spectrum requirements. We turn to reinforcement learning,...

Analyzing Objective and Subjective Data in Social Sciences: Implications for Smart Cities

Journal Article
Erhan, L., Ndubuaku, M., Ferrara, E., Richardson, M., Sheffield, D., Ferguson, F. J., …Liotta, A. (2019)
Analyzing Objective and Subjective Data in Social Sciences: Implications for Smart Cities. IEEE Access, 7, 19890-19906. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2897217
The ease of deployment of digital technologies and the Internet of Things gives us the opportunity to carry out large-scale social studies and to collect vast amounts of data ...

Interference graphs to monitor and control schedules in low-power WPAN

Journal Article
van der Lee, T., Liotta, A., & Exarchakos, G. (2019)
Interference graphs to monitor and control schedules in low-power WPAN. Future Generation Computer Systems, 93, 111-120. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2018.10.014
Highlights • This study presents the complete and slotted interference graph model. • The service uses the complete interference graph to evaluate the network. • Slotted int...

A Secured Data Management Scheme for Smart Societies in Industrial Internet of Things Environment

Journal Article
Babar, M., Khan, F., Iqbal, . W., Yahya, A., Arif, F., Tan, Z., & Chuma, J. (2018)
A Secured Data Management Scheme for Smart Societies in Industrial Internet of Things Environment. IEEE Access, 6, 43088-43099
Smart societies have an increasing demand for quality-oriented services and infrastructure in an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) paradigm. Smart urbanization faces numero...

Scalable training of artificial neural networks with adaptive sparse connectivity inspired by network science

Journal Article
Mocanu, D. C., Mocanu, E., Stone, P., Nguyen, P. H., Gibescu, M., & Liotta, A. (2018)
Scalable training of artificial neural networks with adaptive sparse connectivity inspired by network science. Nature Communications, 9(1), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-04316-3
Through the success of deep learning in various domains, artificial neural networks are currently among the most used artificial intelligence methods. Taking inspiration from ...