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Wireless Sensor Networks

Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

By Fei Hu

Auerbach Publications

531 pages

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Written by award-winning engineers whose research has been sponsored by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), IBM, and Cisco's University Research Program, Wireless Sensor Networks: Principles and Practice addresses everything product developers and technicians need to know to navigate the field. It provides an all-inclusive examina

Table of Contents

BASICS. Introduction. ENGINEERING DESIGN. Hardware - Sensor Mote Architecture and Design. NETWORK PROTOCOL STACK. Medium Access Control in Wireless Sensor Networks. Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks. Transport layer in Wireless Sensor Networks. COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES. Operating System in Sensors. Middleware Design in Wireless Sensor Networks. Sensor Data Management. ADVANCED TOPICS. Sensor Localization. Time Synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks. Security and Privacy in Wireless Sensor Networks. SPECIAL WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS. Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks. Underwater Sensor Networks. Video Sensor Networks. MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS. Sensor Network Energy Model. Sensor Network Simulators. CASE STUDIES. Tele-healthcare. Light Control.

About the Author

Dr. Fei Hu is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA. His research interests include sensor networks, wireless networks, network security and their application to Bio-Medicine. His research has been supported by U.S. NSF, Cisco, Sprint, and other sources. He obtained his Ph.D. degrees at Tongji University, Shanghai, China, in the field of Signal Processing, and at Clarkson University, New York, USA, in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in Telecommunication Engineering from Shanghai Tiedao University and has published over 100 journal/conference papers and book chapters.

Dr. Xiaojun Cao is an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department of Georgia State University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Cao's research has been sponsored by U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), IBM and Cisco's University Research Program. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, 2006-2011. Dr. Cao is working on modeling, analysis, and protocols/algorithms design of communication networks. Important among these are Optical Networking, Waveband Switching, Optical Burst Switching, Mobile Ad hoc Networks, Sensor Networks and Security, and Optical Wireless Communications.He holds a B.S. degree from Tsinghua University as well as a M.S. from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Subject Categories

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