Wireless Sensor Networks

3 Credit Hour Course

Prerequisite:   None

Introduction: applications; Localization and tracking: tracking multiple objects; Medium Access Control: S-MAC, IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee; Geographic and energy-aware routing; Attribute-Based Routing: directed diffusion, rumor routing, geographic hash tables; Infrastructure establishment: topology control, clustering, time synchronization; Sensor tasking and control: task-driven sensing, information-based sensor tasking, joint routing and information aggregation; Sensor network databases: challenges, querying the physical environment, in-network aggregation, data indices and range queries, distributed hierarchical aggregation; Sensor network platforms and tools: sensor node hardware, sensor network programming challenges; Other state-of-the-art related topics.