eBook The Art of Wireless Sensor Networks, 1st Edition

  • Volume 1
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  • ISBN-10: 3642400094
  • ISBN-13: 9783642400094
  • DDC: 004.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 830 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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During the last one and a half decades, wireless sensor networks have witnessed significant growth and tremendous development in both academia and industry.  "The Art of Wireless Sensor Networks: Volume 1: Fundamentals" focuses on the fundamentals concepts in the design, analysis, and implementation of wireless sensor networks. It covers the various layers of the lifecycle of this type of network from the physical layer up to the application layer. Its rationale is that the first volume covers contemporary design issues, tools, and protocols for radio-based two-dimensional terrestrial sensor networks. All the book chapters in this volume include up-to-date research work spanning various classic facets of the physical properties and functional behavior of wireless sensor networks, including physical layer, medium access control, data routing, topology management, mobility management, localization, task management, data management, data gathering, security, middleware, sensor technology, standards, and operating systems. This book will be an excellent source of information for both senior undergraduate and graduate students majoring in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or any related discipline. In addition, computer scientists, researchers, and practitioners in both academia and industry will find this book useful and interesting.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
1: Introduction and Applications.
2: Introduction.
3: A Decade of Wireless Sensing Applications: Survey and Taxonomy.
4: Design of Low Data-Rate Environmental Monitoring Applications.
5: Wireless Communications and Medium Access Control.
6: Physical Layer Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks.
7: Network Coding Techniques for Wireless and Sensor Networks.
8: Sleeping Techniques for Reducing Energy Dissipation.
9: Routing.
10: Energy-Aware Routing for Wireless Sensor Networks.
11: Utility-Based Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks.
12: Topology and Mobility Management.
13: Topology Management Techniques for Tolerating Node Failure.
14: Mobility Management with Integrated Coverage and Connectivity.
15: Localization and Task Management.
16: Range-Free Localization Techniques.
17: Energy-Efficient Task Management.
18: Data Management.
19: Quality-Aware Sensor Data Management.
20: Geometric Methods of Information Storage and Retrieval in Sensor Networks.
21: Data Gathering.
22: Data Gathering, Storage, and Post-Processing.
23: Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Networks.
24: Security.
25: Current Challenges and Approaches in Securing Communications for Sensors and Actuators.
26: Privacy Enhancing Technologies for Wireless Sensor Networks.
27: Middleware.
28: Middleware Platforms: State of the Art, New Issues, and Future Trends.
29: Service-Oriented Middleware: Overview and Illustrative Example.
30: Sensor Technology, Standards, and Operating Systems.
31: System Architecture and Operating Systems.
32: Programming Languages, Network Simulators, and Tools.
33: Network Architectures and Standards.
Editor’s Biography.