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Modeling and simulation of a wireless sensor data acquisition system using PCM algorithms

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dc.contributor.author Arshak, Khalil
dc.contributor.author Jafer, Essa
dc.contributor.author McDonagh, Declan
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-01T16:01:23Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-01T16:01:23Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1066
dc.description peer-reviewed
dc.description.abstract This paper presents a novel simulated model for a wireless data acquisition system. The system will read analogue information provided by two sensors and can be used for medical purposes. Real data has been obtained and a simulation of the two signals coming from both pH and pressure sensors embedded in the system has been employed. The created model contains four main units simulated using SIMULINK. At the first unit, the output signal is encoded to digital signal based on adapting one of the Pulse Coding Modulation (PCM) algorithms. The second unit simulates the processor function that is responsible for framing, mixing and compressing the incoming hit streams from both sensors. The third unit, where the digital data is modulated and sent through different noisy channels, represents an efficient FSK transmittertreceiver model. At the receiver end, the signal is demodulated and processed inversely to extract the original analogue signal read by the two sensors. In this work, the performance of the systems using different PCM methods will be studied comparatively in order to control the transmission and reduce the amount of data sent. This leads to a significant reduction in power consumption. In addition, efficiency of the RF channel in terms of Bit Error Rate (BER) and through different noisy conditions is investigated. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship EI
dc.description.sponsorship IRCSET
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries BMAS 2004 - Behavioral Modeling and Simulation International Conference Proceedings, 2004;
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/BMAS.2004.1393987
dc.rights ©2004 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. en_US
dc.subject data acquisition en_US
dc.subject digital modulation en_US
dc.subject wireless sensor networks
dc.title Modeling and simulation of a wireless sensor data acquisition system using PCM algorithms en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en


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