Cooperative sensor communications is a cutting-edge signal processing research field where interconnected sensors have the willingness to share data and resources among each other. Cooperative communication is viewed as a network solution if multiple co-located sensors cooperate in order to achieve comparable or higher gains with regards to the non-cooperative signal processing scheme. Algorithms involving the exchange of information among a collection of sensors that are connected together has advanced tremendously and brought about many breakthroughs in signal processing research. A vast application space for cooperative strategies in sensor networks exist.
In the sequel, we give an overview of our recent research projects in the area of cooperative communication and networking.