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A multi-modal event detection system for river and coastal marine monitoring applications

O'Connor, Edel and Smeaton, Alan F. and O'Connor, Noel E. (2011) A multi-modal event detection system for river and coastal marine monitoring applications. In: IEE Oceans '11, 6-9 June 2011, Santander, Spain. ISBN 978-1-4577-0086-6

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Abstract—This work is investigating the use of a multi-modal sensor network where visual sensors such as cameras and satellite imagers, along with context information can be used to complement and enhance the usefulness of a traditional in-situ sensor network in measuring and tracking some feature of a river or coastal location. This paper focuses on our work in relation to the use of an off the shelf camera as part of a multi-modal sensor network for monitoring a river environment. It outlines our results in relation to the estimation of water level using a visual sensor. It also outlines the benefits of a multi-modal sensor network for marine environmental monitoring and how this can lead to a smarter, more efficient sensing network.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:environmental monitoring; multi-modal sensor networks
Subjects:Computer Science > Computer networks
Computer Science > Machine learning
Computer Science > Image processing
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Research Initiatives and Centres > CLARITY: The Centre for Sensor Web Technologies
Research Initiatives and Centres > National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR)
Published in:OCEANS, 2011 IEEE - Spain. . IEEE. ISBN 978-1-4577-0086-6
Publisher:IEEE
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/Oceans-Spain.2011.6003611
Copyright Information:© 2011 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other users, including reprinting/ republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted components of this work in other works.
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:16798
Deposited On:30 Jan 2012 11:38 by Edel O'Connor. Last Modified 08 Feb 2013 10:53

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