EMPLOYING SENSOR NETWORK TO GUIDE FIREFIGHTERS IN DANGEROUS AREA

Hamidreza Koohi, Ehsan Nadernejad, Mahmoud Fathi

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Abstract

In this paper, we intend to focus on the sensor network applications in firefighting. A distributed algorithm is developed for the sensor network to guide firefighters through a burning area. The sensor network models the danger of the area under coverage as obstacles, and has the property to adapt itself against possible changes. The protocol developed, will integrate the artificial potential field of the sensors with the information of the intended place of moving firefighter so that it guides the firefighter step by step through the sensor network by choosing the safest path in dangerous zones. This protocol is simulated by Visual-Sense and the simulation results are available.
Keyword: Firefighter, Sensor Network, Potential Field, Area’s Danger, Navigation
Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Engineering
Volume32
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)191-202
ISSN1025-2495
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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