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Forest Fire Detection through Wireless Sensor Network using Type-2 Fuzzy System

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 52 - Number 9
Year of Publication: 2012
Ashutosh K. Singh
Harshit Singh

Ashutosh K Singh and Harshit Singh. Article: Forest Fire Detection through Wireless Sensor Network using Type-2 Fuzzy System. International Journal of Computer Applications 52(9):19-23, August 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Ashutosh K. Singh and Harshit Singh},
	title = {Article: Forest Fire Detection through Wireless Sensor Network using Type-2 Fuzzy System},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {52},
	number = {9},
	pages = {19-23},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}


Fire detection is always been a crucial challenge for human, moreover detecting fire using automated sensors definitely requires efficient and accurate ways. Since fire depends on more than one physical/environmental condition simultaneously, so in this paper we have used fuzzy type-2 logic for fire detection. Fuzzy gives best results in such cases because there is an uncertainty about how much extent of a factor like temperature, humidity and light intensity should be involved to cause a fire. In addition to this interval type-2 fuzzy system is used to make the results accurate and error free so that there would be no uncertainty in decision making.


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