On the Effect of Sensing-holes in PIR-based Occupancy Detection Systems

Abdelraouf Ouadjaout, Noureddine Lasla, Djamel Djenouri, Cherif Zizoua

Abstract

Sensing-holes in PIR-based motion detection systems are considered, and their impact on occupancy monitoring applications is investigated. To our knowledge, none of prior works on PIR-based systems consider the presence of these holes, which represents the major cause for low precision of such systems in environments featured with very low mobility of occupants, such as working offices. We consider optimal placement of PIRs that ensures maximum coverage in presence of holes. The problem is formulated as a mixed integer linear programming optimization problem (MILP). Based on this formulation, an experimental study on a typical working office has been carried out. The empirical results quantify the effects of the holes on the detection accuracy and demonstrate the enhancement provided by the optimal deployment of the solution.

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Ouadjaout A., Lasla N., Djenouri D. and Zizoua C. (2016). On the Effect of Sensing-holes in PIR-based Occupancy Detection Systems . In Proceedings of the 5th International Confererence on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS, ISBN 978-989-758-169-4, pages 175-180. DOI: 10.5220/0005805901750180


in Bibtex Style

@conference{sensornets16,
author={Abdelraouf Ouadjaout and Noureddine Lasla and Djamel Djenouri and Cherif Zizoua},
title={On the Effect of Sensing-holes in PIR-based Occupancy Detection Systems},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Confererence on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS,},
year={2016},
pages={175-180},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005805901750180},
isbn={978-989-758-169-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Confererence on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS,
TI - On the Effect of Sensing-holes in PIR-based Occupancy Detection Systems
SN - 978-989-758-169-4
AU - Ouadjaout A.
AU - Lasla N.
AU - Djenouri D.
AU - Zizoua C.
PY - 2016
SP - 175
EP - 180
DO - 10.5220/0005805901750180