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Akyildiz, Ian Fuat
Wireless sensor networks / Ian F. Akyildiz, Mehmet Can Vuran
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2010
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Subject(s) Wireless sensor networks
Wireless LANs
Physical Description xxi, 493 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Wireless sensor network applications -- Factors influencing wireless sensor network design -- Physical layer --Medium access control (MAC) -- Error control -- Network layer -- Transport layer -- Application layer -- Crosslayer solutions -- Time synchronization -- Localization -- Topology management -- Wireless sensor and actor networks -- Wireless multimedia sensor networks -- Wireless underwater sensor networks -- Wireless underground sensor networks -- Grand challenges
Summary This book presents an in-depth study on the recent advances in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). The authors describe the existing WSN applications and discuss the research efforts being undertaken in this field. Theoretical analysis and factors influencing protocol design are also highlighted. The authors explore state-of-the-art protocols for WSN protocol stack in transport, routing, data link, and physical layers. Moreover, the synchronization and localization problems in WSNs are investigated along with existing solutions. Furthermore, cross-layer solutions are described. Finally, developing areas of WSNs including sensor-actor networks, multimedia sensor networks, and WSN applications in underwater and underground environments are explored
Series Ian F. Akyildiz series in communications and networking
Alternate Author Vuran, Mehmet Can

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