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Wireless sensor networks for animal monitoring using both antenna and base-station diversity

Sasloglou, Konstantinos and Glover, I.A. and Kwong, K.H. and Andonovic, I. (2008) Wireless sensor networks for animal monitoring using both antenna and base-station diversity. In: 11th IEEE Singapore International Conference on Communication Systems, 2008. IEEE, pp. 27-33. ISBN 978-1-4244-2423-8

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Abstract

Wireless sensor networks are widely used for condition monitoring applications. Much effort has been invested in improving the performance of such networks. Diversity is a well-proven technique in this context. Here, we present the practical application of base station and antenna diversity. Empirical measurements of performance in a realistic environment are reported and a statistical analysis of the resulting data is presented.