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Chapter 4 EVENT PROCESSING IN SENSOR STREAMS

By Fusheng Wang, Chunjie Zhou and Yanming Nie

Abstract

Sensors including RFID tags have been widely deployed for measuring environmental parameters such as temperature, humidity, oxygen concentration, monitoring the location and velocity of moving objects, tracking tagged objects, and many others. To support effective, efficient, and near real-time phenomena probing and objects monitoring, streamingsensordatahavetobegracefullymanagedinaneventprocessing manner. Different from the traditional events, sensor events come with temporal or spatio-temporal constraints and can be non-spontaneous. Meanwhile, like general event streams, sensor event streams can be generated with very high volumes and rates. Primitive sensor events need to be filtered, aggregated and correlated to generate more semantically rich complex events to facilitate the requirements of up-streaming applications. Motivated by such challenges, many new methods have been proposed in the past to support event processing in sensor event streams. In this chapter, we survey state-of-the-art research on event processing in sensor networks, and provide a broad overview of major topics in

Topics: Sensor streams, RFID streams, event processing 1. Events and Event Processing
Publisher: 2013-09-21
Year: 2013
OAI identifier: oai:CiteSeerX.psu:10.1.1.352.1975
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