Data muling over underwater wireless sensor networks using an autonomous underwater vehicle

Dunbabin, M.D, Corke, Peter, Vasilescu, I., & Rus, D. (2006) Data muling over underwater wireless sensor networks using an autonomous underwater vehicle. In Proceedings 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2006. ICRA 2006., IEEE, Orlando, Florida, pp. 2091-2098.

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We present algorithms, systems, and experimental results for underwater data muling. In data muling a mobile agent interacts with static agents to upload, download, or transport data to a different physical location. We consider a system comprising an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) and many static Underwater Sensor Nodes (USN) networked together optically and acoustically. The AUV can locate the static nodes using vision and hover above the static nodes for data upload. We describe the hardware and software architecture of this underwater system, as well as experimental data. © 2006 IEEE.

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ID Code: 32678
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: AUV, Underwater robotics, Underwater sensor networks, Vision-based navigation, underwater wireless sensor networks , mobile agent, underwater data muling, autonomous underwater vehicle
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2006.1642013
ISBN: 0780395050 Print
ISSN: 1050-4729
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Control Systems Robotics and Automation (090602)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 IEEE
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Deposited On: 29 Jun 2010 06:50
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