ISBN 9788126527304,Wireless Sensor Networks: Technology, Protocols, And Applications

Wireless Sensor Networks: Technology, Protocols, And Applications

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Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788126527304

ISBN-10 8126527307


Number of Pages 520 Pages
Language (English)

Computer software

This book is intended to be a high-quality textbook that provides a carefully designed exposition of the important aspects of Wireless Sensor Networks. The book provides a thorough coverage of wireless sensor networks, including applications, communication and networking protocols, middleware, security and management. Applications include: military sensing, physical security, air traffic control, traffic surveillance, video surveillance, industrial and manufacturing automation, distributed robotics, weather sensing, environment monitoring, and building and structures monitoring. The book is targeted at networking professionals, managers, and practitioners, and government agencies who want to understand the benefits of this new technology and plan for its use and deployment. It can also be used to support and introductory course in the field of wireless sensor networks at the advanced undergraduate or graduate levels. About The Author: Kazem Sohraby, PhD, is Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Dr. Sohraby has held positions with Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, and at AT&T Bell Labs. Dr. Sohraby's contributions at Bell Labs demonstrated by over 20 patents filed on his behalf, and many of his publications, represent an outstanding benchmark in computer and communications technologies leadership. Daniel Minoli has worked and published extensively in the field of IT security, with more than thirty years of hands-on experience in IT, telecommunications, wireless, and networking. He has helped develop systems and solutions for such organizations as Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), Bell Telephone Laboratories, Telcordia, AT&T, Leading Edge Networks, Capital One Financial, Stevens Institute of Technology, and Societe Generale de Financement du Quebec. His columns have been published in Computerworld, Network World, and Network Computing. Taieb Znati, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Computer Science, with a Joint Appointment in Telecommunication Program (DIS) and Appointment in Computer Engineering (EE) at the University of Pittsburgh. Prof. Znati's interests include: Routing and Congestion Control in High Speed Networks, Multicasting, Access Protocols in Local and Metropolitan Area Networks, Quality of Service Support in Wired and Wireless Networks, and Performance Analysis of Network Protocols. He has published extensively on the topic. Table Of Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction and Overview of Wireless Sensor Networks. Chapter 2. Commercial and Scientific Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks. Chapter 3. Basic Wireless Sensor Technology. Chapter 4. Wireless Sensors Networks Protocols: Physical Layer. Chapter 5. Medium Access Control Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks. Chapter 6. Sensors Network Protocols: Routing Protocols. Chapter 7. Transport Control Protocols for Wireless Sensors Networks. Chapter 8. Middleware for Sensor Networks. Chapter 9. Network Management for Wireless Sensor Networks. Chapter 10. Operating Systems for Sensor Networks. Chapter 11. Performance and Traffic Management Issues. Appendix A: Analysis. Appendix B: Discussions. Index. Special Features: The book is targeted to networking professionals, managers and practitioners who want to understand the benefits of this new technology. It can also be used to support an introductory course in the field of wireless sensor networks. Government defense applications.