Networking Wireless Sensors

Overview

Wireless sensor networks promise an unprecedented fine-grained interface between the virtual and physical worlds. They are one of the most rapidly developing new information technologies, with applications in a wide range of fields including industrial process control, security and surveillance, environmental sensing, and structural health monitoring. This book is motivated by the urgent need to provide a comprehensive and organized survey of the field. Ideal for researchers and designers seeking to create new ...

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Overview

Wireless sensor networks promise an unprecedented fine-grained interface between the virtual and physical worlds. They are one of the most rapidly developing new information technologies, with applications in a wide range of fields including industrial process control, security and surveillance, environmental sensing, and structural health monitoring. This book is motivated by the urgent need to provide a comprehensive and organized survey of the field. Ideal for researchers and designers seeking to create new algorithms and protocols, and engineers implementing integrated solutions, it also contains many exercises and can be used by graduate students taking courses in Networks.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107402508
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 11/24/2011
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Bhaskar Krishnamachari is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering Systems at the University of Southern California.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Network deployment; 3. Localization; 4. Time synchronization; 5. Wireless characteristics; 6. Medium access and sleep scheduling; 7. Sleep-based topology control; 8. Energy-efficient and robust routing; 9. Data-Centric networking; 10. Transport reliability and congestion control; 11. Conclusions.

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