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Wireless Sensor Networks

Wireless Sensor Networks

By (author): Nirupama Bulusu
Copyright: 2005
Pages: 326
ISBN: 9781580538688

This first-of-its-kind resource offers you an in-depth understanding of wireless sensor networks from a systems perspective. The book describes and categorizes the technological trends, leading applications, state-of-the-art platform developments, future trends, and challenges of sensor networks. You find critical coverage of network protocols and mechanisms for node localization, time synchronization, media access control, topology creation and management, routing, transport, storage, security and fault tolerance, energy conservation and harvesting, and node deployment in large-scale sensor networks. What's more, this practical reference addresses middleware issues for sensor network applications and focuses on important application domains, showing you how specific applications influence the architectural design of networked systems. Contributions from leading international researchers and nearly 70 illustrations support key topics throughout the book.
Introduction to Wireless Sensor Networks. Network Protocols ? Sensor Coverage and Deployment. Sensor Self-Calibration. Node Localization. Time Synchronization. Media Access Control. Topology Formation and Maintenance. Multi-Hop Routing. Reliable Transmission. Congestion Control. Power Harvesting. Sensor-Coordinated Actuation. Sensor Network Tomography. Middleware - Date-Centric Communications. Data-Centric Storage. Macroprogramming and Sensor Database Systems. Security, Privacy and Fault-Tolerance.. Distributed Service Layering. Application-Driven Networked Systems Architecture - Habitat Monitoring. Structural Health Monitoring. Precision Agriculture. Workplace Applications. Appendix A: Glossary.
  • Nirupama Bulusu Nirupama Bulusu is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science at Portland State University. An author of numerous highly cited publications on sensor networks, she received her Ph.D in Computer Science in 2002 from the University of California at Los Angeles.
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