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Distributed Genetic Algorithm to Solve Coverage Problem in Wireless Camera-Based Sensor Networks

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Computer Engineering, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, IRAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 4, Issue (12), Pages 106-109, December,2 (2015)


Wireless camera-based sensor networks have emerged as an important class of sensor-based distributed intelligent systems. These networks consist of large number of low-power camera nodes to monitor an environment such as airports, museums, traffic control, military applications etc. The most important problems in smart networks are camera coverage control that allows automatic tracking of targets and monitoring the environment. As this problem is NP-hard, so Meta heuristic methods such as genetic algorithm have been proposed to achieve near-optimal solution, which are with high time complexity. To overcome problem the distributed genetic algorithm is examined in this paper. Simulation results show that the distributed genetic algorithm results near-optimal solution faster than the genetic algorithm.


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