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Suggested Citation:
Kumar, Vijay, Daniela Rus and Sanjiv Singh. (2005). Robot and Sensor Networks for First Responders. IEEE Pervasive Computing. Vol. 3(4). p. 24-33.

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A network of distributed mobile sensor systems can help first responders during emergencies. Experiments conducted at a burning building with firefighters show the sensors’ potential to localize themselves and acquire and combine information, providing an integrative view of a dynamically changing environment.



Date Posted: 24 August 2010

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