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First-class meta-data: a step towards a highly reliable wireless seismic network in Peru

Lukac, Martin and Stubailo, Igor and Guy, Richard and Davis, Paul and Puruhuaya, Victor Aguilar and Clayton, Robert and Estrin, Deborah (2009) First-class meta-data: a step towards a highly reliable wireless seismic network in Peru. In: ISPN 2009 : The 8th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks, April 13-16, 2009, San Francisco, USA. Association for Computing Machinery , New York, pp. 1-8.

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A 200-mile long temporary sensor network is inherently fragile, yet domain scientists legitimately demand reli- able sensor data capture and transport. We report here on a currently deployed and operational sensor network system that considers sensor and general system health meta-data to be equally important as sensor data. We argue that this is both essential to, and effective for, reliable system operation. The meta-data constitutes a 0.1% storage space and transport system overhead in a fielded seismic sensing network.

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Additional Information:© 2009 ACM. The Peru array and this work were partially supported under NSF Cooperative Agreement #CCR-0120778 and by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation through the Caltech Tectonics Observatory contribution number 118.
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