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RFID and Sensor Networks

Architectures, Protocols, Security, and Integrations, 1st Edition

Edited by Yan Zhang, Laurence T. Yang, Jiming Chen

CRC Press

646 pages | 173 B/W Illus.

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The escalating demand for ubiquitous computing along with the complementary and flexible natures of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have sparked an increase in the integration of these two dynamic technologies. Although a variety of applications can be observed under development and in practical use, there has been a need for a resource that brings together timely coverage of RFIS, Sensor Networks, and their integration.

Filling this need, RFID and Sensor Networks: Architectures, Protocols, Security, and Integrations is the authoritative reference on RFID and WSNs. Covering a broad range of topics that includes everything from the basics to insights into future directions, this cutting-edge book reviews architectures, protocols, standards, security, and applications. With sections devoted to each individual element, the text starts by covering the tags, readers, and middleware associated with RFID. Next, it provides insights into the routing, medium access control, and cross-layer optimization of WSNs. The third section focuses on the integration of RFID and WSN, addresses contemporary challenges, and illustrates concepts and applications with practical examples.

This forward looking resource details the enhanced visibility and monitoring capabilities that are possible with RFID and WSNs and highlights contemporary applications including smart homes, surveillance systems, and personal health care. Providing a complete understanding of the essential fundamentals behind RFID and WSNs, this book will help you foster the skills needed to materialize the enhancements possible when these two promising technologies are used together.


"The contributors and editors have taken a novel, complex subject and distilled it for both novices and advanced learners … should equally benefit students, instructors, scientists. and engineers with an interest in communications and networking."

— Security Management, January 2011

Table of Contents


Medium Access Control in RFID; Kashif Ali, Abd-Elhamid M. Taha, and Hossam S. Hassanein

Anti-Collision Algorithm in RFID; Jehn-Ruey Jiang and Ming-Kuei Yeh

Low-Power Transponders for RFID; Andrea Ricci, Alessio Facen, Matteo Grisanti, Andrea Boni, Ilaria De Munari, Paolo Ciampolini, and Carlo Morandi

EPC Gen-2 Standard for RFID; Peter J. Hawrylak and Marlin H. Mickle

RFID Authentication and Privacy; Alex X. Liu and LeRoy A. Bailey

RFID Security; Denis Trček and Pekka Jappinen

RFID Deployment: Supply Chain Case Study; Eugene Lutton, Brian Regan, and Geoff Skinner


Geographic Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks, Juan A. Sanchez and Pedro M. Ruiz

Medium Access Control in Wireless Sensor Networks; Bashir Yahya, Jalel Benothman, and Ebtisam Amar

Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks; Yu Wang and Lin Li

Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks; Suat Ozdemir

Clustering in Wireless Sensor Networks; Basilis Mamalis, Damianos Gavalas, Charalampos Konstantopoulos and Grammati Pantziou

Energy-Efficient Sensing in Wireless Sensor Networks; Lijun Qian, John Attia, Xiangfang Li, and Deepak Kataria

Mobility in Wireless Sensor Networks; Rolland Vida and Attila Vidacs

Security in Wireless Sensor Networks; Sk.Md. Mizanur Rahman,Nidal Nasser, and Tarek El Salti

Network Management in Wireless Sensor Networks; Hamid Mukhtar, Ali Hammad Akbar, Shafique Ahmad Chaudhry,Ki-Hyung Kim, and Seung-Wha Yoo

Deployment in Wireless Sensor Networks; Nadjib Aitsaadi, Nadjib Achir, Khaled Boussetta, and Guy Pujolle


Integrated RFID and Sensor Networks: Architectures And Applications; Aikaterini Mitrokotsa and Christos Douligeris

Integrated RFID and Sensor Networks for Smart Homes; Falko Dressler, Abdalkarim Awad, Sebastian Dengler, and Reinhard German

Integrated RFID and Sensor Networks for Health Care; Melody Moh, Teng-Sheng Moh, and Zachary Walker

Integrated RFID and Sensor Networks for Structure Monitoring; Jiming Chen, Santiago Pujol, David K.Y. Yau,and Di Miao


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COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications