An Intelligent Sensor Network for Oceanographic Data Acquisition

  • Chris Roadknight
  • Antonio Gonzalez
  • Laura Parrot
  • Steve Boult
  • Ian Marshall
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3738)


In this paper we describe the deployment of an offshore wireless sensor network and the lightweight intelligence that was integrated into the data acquisition and forwarding software. Although the conditions were harsh and the hardware readily available, the deployment managed to characterise an extended period due the some unique algorithms. In-situ adaptation to differences in data types, hardware condition and user requirements are demonstrated and analysis of performance carried out. Statistical tests, local feedback and global genetic style material exchange ensure limited resources such as battery and bandwidth are used efficiently by manipulating data at the source.


Sensor Network Wireless Sensor Network Battery Power Bandwidth Usage Hardware Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Roadknight
    • 1
  • Antonio Gonzalez
    • 2
  • Laura Parrot
    • 3
  • Steve Boult
    • 4
  • Ian Marshall
    • 3
  1. 1.BTSuffolkUK
  2. 2.UCL
  3. 3.The University of KentUK
  4. 4.Intelisys LtdManchester

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