Principles of Wireless Sensor Networks

Principles of Wireless Sensor Networks

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Mohammad S. Obaidat, Sudip Misra
Cambridge University Press
Edition: Illustrated, 12/4/2014
EAN 9780521192477, ISBN10: 0521192471

Hardcover, 433 pages, 25.4 x 18 x 2.3 cm
Language: English

Wireless sensor networks are an emerging technology with a wide range of applications in military and civilian domains. The book begins by detailing the basic principles and concepts of wireless sensor networks, including information gathering, energy management and the structure of sensory nodes. It proceeds to examine advanced topics, covering localisation, topology, security and evaluation of wireless sensor networks, highlighting international research being carried out in this area. Finally, it features numerous examples of applications of this technology to a range of domains, such as wireless, multimedia, underwater and underground wireless sensor networks. The concise but clear presentation of the important principles, techniques and applications of wireless sensor networks makes this guide an excellent introduction for anyone new to the subject, as well as an ideal reference for practitioners and researchers.

Part I. Basics
1. Introduction to wireless sensor networks
2. Inside a wireless sensor node
structure and operations
3. Wireless sensor network applications
overview and case studies
Part II. Network Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks
4. Medium access in wireless sensor networks
5. Routing in wireless sensor networks
6. Transport layer and QoS issues in wireless sensor networks
Part III. Advanced Issues and Topics
7. Localization and positioning
8. Topology management and control issues
9. Evaluation of wireless sensor networks
modeling, simulation and test-bed design
10. Security issues in wireless sensor networks
11. Wireless mobile sensor networks
12. Wireless multimedia sensor networks
13. Underwater sensor networks
14. Underground sensor networks.