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IJE TRANSACTIONS A: Basics Vol. 23, No. 2 (April 2010) 191-202   

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  EMPLOYING SENSOR NETWORK TO GUIDE FIREFIGHTERS IN DANGEROUS AREA
 
 
Hamidreza Koohi
Department of Computer Engineering, Shomal University,
koohi@shomal.ac.ir

Ehsan Nadernejad*
Department of Photonic, Technical University of Denmark, B. 343, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark,
ehsa@fotonik.dtu.dk

Mahmoud Fathi
Department of Computer Engineering, University of Science and Technology
mahfathi@iust.ac.ir

*Corresponding Author
 
 
( Received: November 29, 2009 – Accepted in Revised Form: March 11, 2010 )
 
 

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.

 

Keywords    Firefighter, Sensor Network, Potential Field, Area’s Danger, Navigation

 

چکیده    در اين مقاله سعی شده است الگور يتم های توزيعی، برای شبکه های سنسور خود سازمانی جهت هدايت آتش نشان از ميان يک منطقه آتش سوزی گسترش داده شود. شبکه سنسور، سطح خطر منطقه ای را که تحت پوشش دارد، مدل می کند و اين قابليت را دارد که خود را در مقابل تغييرات احتمالی وفق دهد. شبکه سنسور مناطق خطرناک را به عنوان مانع می نماياند. پروتکلی که در اين مقاله گسترش خواهد يافت، فيلد پتانسيل مجازی سنسورها را با اطلاعات مکان هدف آتش نشانِ در حال حرکت، در هم می آميزد تا آتش نشان را از ميان شبکه سنسور در حالی که امن ترين فاصله را از مناطق خطرناک بر می گزيند، قدم به قدم راهنمايی کند.

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