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Environmental monitoring with distributed mesh networks: An overview and practical implementation perspective for urban scenario

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Environmental monitoring with distributed mesh networks : An overview and practical implementation perspective for urban scenario. / Ometov, Aleksandr; Bezzateev, Sergey; Voloshina, Natalia; Masek, Pavel; Komarov, Mikhail.

In: Sensors (Switzerland), Vol. 19, No. 24, 5548, 02.12.2019.

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Ometov, Aleksandr ; Bezzateev, Sergey ; Voloshina, Natalia ; Masek, Pavel ; Komarov, Mikhail. / Environmental monitoring with distributed mesh networks : An overview and practical implementation perspective for urban scenario. In: Sensors (Switzerland). 2019 ; Vol. 19, No. 24.

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