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The Base Station Placement for Delay-constrained Information Coverage in Mobile Wireless Networks

Authors Keung, Gabriel Y.
Zhang, Qian View this author's profile
Li, Bo View this author's profile
Issue Date 2010
Source IEEE International Conference on Communications , 2010
Summary In this paper, we study the delay-constrained information coverage problem in mobile wireless networks. Motivated by real application needs, our formulation takes advantage of the node mobility for information collection, which takes place when a node moves into the proximity of stationary base stations. To the best of our knowledge, we present the first formulation for the delay-constrained information coverage problem, which targets at optimal base stations placement with the objective of maximizing information collection within a constrained time. We prove that this problem is NP-hard and we develop theoretical analysis to derive its upper and lower performance bounds. We then develop approximation techniques and use simulations to verify their effectiveness.
ISSN 1550-3607
ISBN 978-1-4244-6404-3
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