Wireless Sensor Network for Remote Detection of Explosives

Simi S., Maneesha V. Ramesh


In recent years, due to the increase in bomb blasts worldwide, it is required to continuously monitor the presence of explosives in public places. The objective of this research work is to reduce, control, and warn about the forthcoming terrorist activity by precise and quick detection of explosives. This paper proposes a wide area monitoring system using a multi phase wireless sensor network design with minimum false alarms. W-ReMADE uses multiple wireless sensor nodes integrated with different types of sensors to identify the chemical composition and magnetic signature of explosives. Based on diverse orthogonal techniques, the system collects data from the sensing nodes, dynamically aggregates the data and forward to the sink node for further analysis. A mobile node is used for the confirmation of suspected objects and offers an enhanced target tracking mechanism. W-ReMADE provides an effective warning mechanism for security threats in public places such as airports so that the authorized persons can take immediate actions.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

S. S. and Ramesh M. (2010). Wireless Sensor Network for Remote Detection of Explosives . In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Semantic Sensor Web - Volume 1: SSW, (IC3K 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-33-1, pages 60-71. DOI: 10.5220/0003116300600071

in Bibtex Style

author={Simi S. and Maneesha V. Ramesh},
title={Wireless Sensor Network for Remote Detection of Explosives},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Workshop on Semantic Sensor Web - Volume 1: SSW, (IC3K 2010)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Workshop on Semantic Sensor Web - Volume 1: SSW, (IC3K 2010)
TI - Wireless Sensor Network for Remote Detection of Explosives
SN - 978-989-8425-33-1
AU - S. S.
AU - Ramesh M.
PY - 2010
SP - 60
EP - 71
DO - 10.5220/0003116300600071