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Wireless Sensor Networks

Current Status and Future Trends, 1st Edition

CRC Press

546 pages

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Description

Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) utilize fast, cheap, and effective applications to imitate the human intelligence capability of sensing on a wider distributed scale. But acquiring data from the deployment area of a WSN is not always easy and multiple issues arise, including the limited resources of sensor devices run with one-time batteries. Additi

Table of Contents

Wireless Sensor Networks: Storage Issues and Applications. A Review of Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks. Data-Centric Storage in Wireless Sensor Networks. Environmental Forest Monitoring Using Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey. Fundamentals of Wireless Body Area Networks. Medium Access Control (Mac) Layer Issues. Mobile Medium Access Control Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks. Cooperative Transmission Techniques and Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks. Adapting Multichannel Assignment and IEEE 802.11 Networks to Operate in Wireless Sensor Networks Environment. Position Estimation, Energy-Centric Simulation, and Quality of Service Issues. Location and Position Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks. Energy-Centric Simulation and Design Space Exploration for Wireless Sensor Networks. Quality of Service MAC for Wireless Sensor Networks. Protocols and Data Gathering Issues. An Investigation on Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks. Data Gathering and Data Management Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks. Data Gathering Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks. Security Issues in Wireless Sensor Networks. Privacy in Wireless Sensor Networks: Issues, Challenges, and Solutions. Security in Wireless Sensor Networks. Security in Wireless Video Sensor Networks Based on Watermarking Techniques. Intrusion Detection and Prevention in Wireless Sensor Networks.Index.

About the Originator

Shafiullah Khan is an assistant professor at the Institute of InformationTechnology (IIT) at the Kohat University of Science and Technology (KUST), K.P.K, Pakistan. His research interests include wireless mesh networks, ad hoc networks, sensor networks, and wireless network security. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security (IJCNIS).

Al-Sakib Khan Pathan is an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia. He is also the founding head of the NDC laboratory at the Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology (KICT), IIUM. His research interests include wireless sensor networks, network security, and e-services technologies. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (IJIDCS).

Nabil Ali Alrajeh is an associate professor of medical informatics in the Biomedical Technology Department at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Alrajeh worked as a senior advisor for the Ministry of Higher Education implementing development programs including educational affairs, strategic planning, and research and innovation. Dr. Alrajeh's research interests include e-health applications, hospital information systems, telemedicine, intelligent tutoring systems, and WSNs.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM043000
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
TEC061000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications