Signal compression in wireless sensor networks

Marco F. Duarte, Godwin Shen, Antonio Ortega, Richard G. Baraniuk

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Signal compression is an important tool for reducing communication costs and increasing the lifetime of wireless sensor network deployments. In this paper, we overview and classify an array of proposed compression methods, with an emphasis on illustrating the differences between the various approaches. This journal is

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)118-135
Number of pages18
JournalPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Issue number1958
StatePublished - Jan 13 2012


  • Compressive sensing
  • Distributed compression
  • Transform coding
  • Wavelets
  • Wireless sensor networks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Engineering(all)


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