Address Challenges in Placing Distributed Fiber Optic Sensors

Publication Date: 12/9/2020

Event: ECOC 2020

Reference: pp. 1-3, 2020

Authors: Zilong Ye, NEC Laboratories America, Inc., California State University Los Angeles; Philip N. Ji, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.; Ting Wang, NEC Laboratories America, Inc.

Abstract: We are the first to investigate a novel problem, called distributed fiber optic sensor placement, in the context of Infrastructure-as-a-Sensor. We propose an ILP-based optimal solution and a close-to-optimal heuristic solution, both of which aim at minimizing the cost of sensors.

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