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Wireless Sensor and Ad Hoc Networks Under Diversified Network Scenarios

Wireless Sensor and Ad Hoc Networks Under Diversified Network Scenarios Under Diversified Network Scenarios

By (author): Subir Kumar Sarkar
Copyright: 2012
Pages: 262
ISBN: 9781608074686

Hardback $142.00 Qty:
Due to significant advantages, including convenience, efficiency and cost-effectiveness, the implementation and use of wireless ad hoc and sensor networks have gained steep growth in recent years. This timely book presents the current state-of-the-art in these popular technologies, providing you with expert guidance for your projects in the field. You find broad-ranging coverage of important concepts and methods, definitions of key terminology, and a look at the direction of future research. Supported with nearly 150 illustrations, the book discusses a variety of critical topics, from topology, routing protocols, and mobility models, to security, localization, and quality of service. You also benefit from practical, insightful discussions on real-world scenarios. This comprehensive resource includes a complete set of summary problems at the end of each chapter to ensure a complete understanding of the material.
Introduction - Overview of Wireless Networks. Types of Wireless Communication. The IEEE 802.11 Family. Cellular Network. Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. Wireless Sensor Networks. Bluetooth. Organization of the Book. ; Fundamentals of Wireless Mobile Ad Hoc Networks -Introduction. Literature Background. Applications of Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. Medium Access Control Layer. Topology Control. Routing Protocols. Broadcasting. Multicasting. Internet Connectivity for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. Security in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. ; Scenario Based Performance Analysis of Various Routing Protocols in MANETs -Introduction. Literature Background. Properties Desired in a Routing Protocol. Discussion of Various Routing Protocols. Network Simulator, NS-2. Simulation Environment. Result Analysis.; An Empirical Study of Various Mobility Models in MANETs -Introduction. Literature Background. Description of Various Mobility Models. Simulation Environment. Result Analysis.; Overhead Control Mechanism and Analysis in MANET -Introduction. Literature Background. Overhead Analysis in Hierarchical Routing Scheme. Overhead Minimizing Techniques and Analysis Using Clustering Mechanisms. Overhead Minimization by Header Compression. Overhead Minimization for Ad Hoc Networks Connected to the Internet. Energy Models. Simulation. Result Analysis. ; Study of Various Issues in WSNs and Analysis of Wireless Sensor and Actor Network Scenarios - Introduction. Literature Background. Applications of WSNs. Hardware and Software Issues in WSN. Issues in Radio Communication. Design Issues of MAC Protocols. Deployment. Localization. Synchronization. Calibration. Network Layer Issues. Transport Layer Issues. Data Aggregation and Dissemination. Database Centric and Querying. Programming Models for Sensor Networks. Middleware. Quality of Service. Security. Wireless Sensor and Actor Network Architecture. Simulation Environment. Result Analysis. ; Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.15.4 with Sink Nodes in WSN Scenario -Introduction. Literature Background. Overview of IEEE 802.15.4 and Its Characteristics. Data Gathering Paradigm. Simulation Environment. Result Analysis.; Performance Evaluation and Traffic Load Effect on Patrimonial ZigBee Routing Protocols in WSNs -Introduction. Literature Background. Patrimonial ZigBee Routing Protocols. Traffic Generators. Traffic Model. Simulation Environment. Result Analysis.; Applications and Recent Developments -Introduction. Applications and Opportunities. Typical Applications. Primary Issues for Wireless Networks. Recent Developments. Active Research Areas. Challenges and Future Scope.;
  • Subir Kumar Sarkar Subir Kumar Sarkar is a professor in the Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering at Jadavour University, Kolkata, India. A senior member of the IEEE with over 10 years of industry experience, Dr. Sarkar earned his Ph.D. from the Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics at the University of Calcutta.
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