Fault-tolerance analysis of a wireless sensor network with distributed classification codes

Po-Ning Chen*, Tsang Yi Wang, Yunghsiang S. Han, Pramod K. Varshney, Chien Yao, Shin Lin Shieh

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Abstract

In this work, we analyze the performance of a wireless sensor network with distributed classification codes, where independence across sensors, including local observations, local classifications and sensor-fusion link noises, is assumed. In terms of large deviations technique, we establish the necessary and sufficient condition under which the minimum Hamming distance fusion error vanishes as the number of sensors tends to infinity. With the necessary and sufficient condition and the upper performance bounds, the relation between the fault-tolerance capability of a distributed classification code and its pair-wise Hamming distances is characterized.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2006
Pages217-221
Number of pages5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2006
Event2006 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2006 - Seattle, WA, United States
Duration: 9 Jul 200614 Jul 2006

Publication series

NameIEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings
ISSN (Print)2157-8101

Conference

Conference2006 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2006
CountryUnited States
CitySeattle, WA
Period9/07/0614/07/06

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