Taking Sensor Networks from the Lab to the Jungle

A.S. Tanenbaum, C.D. Gamage, B. Crispo

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Sensor networks pose unique technical and logistical challenges. One of the most widely cited applications for sensor networks is monitoring national borders for humans attempting to surreptitiously cross on foot, especially at night. Other suggested applications of sensor networks include battlefield observation and forest fire detection
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-100
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2006


  • Mobile computing
  • Systems analysis
  • Sensor networks
  • System aspects
  • Wireless sensor
  • Sensors

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