Analysis of target detection probability in randomly deployed sensor networks

Onur, Ertan
Delic, Hakan
The main functionality of a surveillance wireless sensor network is to detect unauthorized traversals in a field. In this paper, we develop a formulation to determine the probability of detecting a randomly positioned target by a set of binary sensors to serve as the deployment quality measure. This formulation leads to a recipe to determine the number of sensors required to deliver a certain deployment quality level. The sensing- and communication-neighbor degrees which can be used as design criteria in a sensor network are defined and calculated. The model. is verified by simulations whose outcomes closely match the analytical results.


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E. Onur and H. Delic, “Analysis of target detection probability in randomly deployed sensor networks,” IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS, pp. 778–780, 2007, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: