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Poster Abstract: Structural Health Monitoring in an Underground Construction Site: The Roman Experience

Research Area: Design, implementation and evaluation of protocol stacks for sensor networks Year: 2013
Type of Publication: In Proceedings
Authors: U. M. Colesanti; A. Lo Russo; M. Paoli; Chiara Petrioli; A. Vitaletti
Book title: Proceedings of the 11th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems
Series: SenSys 2013
Address: Rome, Italy
Month: November
Accepted for publication
This poster presents the work done to monitor the structural health of a Rome B1 underground construction site through a battery-powered Wireless Sensor Network (WSN). We illustrate the speci c requirements and challenges of working with wireless sensors underground, and we describe the solutions adopted for obtaining a working WSN that provides a robust solution of on line monitoring. We conclude by presenting an assessment and testing of these solutions, along with the design insights and the lessons we learned during this on-the- eld experience.
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