Handbook of Research on Developments and Trends in Wireless Sensor Networks: From Principle to Practice

Handbook of Research on Developments and Trends in Wireless Sensor Networks: From Principle to Practice

Hai Jin (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China) and Wenbin Jiang (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
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Release Date: February, 2010|Copyright: © 2010 |Pages: 556
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-701-5
ISBN13: 9781615207015|ISBN10: 1615207015|EISBN13: 9781615207022
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Description:

As wireless sensor networks (WSNs) appear in many promising applications by deployment over various geographical areas such as infrastructure protection, scientific exploration, military surveillance, and smart environments, it is essential for a resource to address their current advancements.

The Handbook of Research on Developments and Trends in Wireless Sensor Networks: From Principle to Practice provides state-of-the-art research describing the progression, implementation, issues, and trends in the rapidly changing world of WSNs. This defining body of innovative findings features the latest developments and studies of wireless senor networks in order to encourage new breakthroughs in this exciting technology.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Architecture of sensor nodes
  • Context and location aware applications
  • Design and programming methodologies
  • Intrusion detection and error control
  • Multi-network convergence
  • Performance evaluation and modeling
  • Routing and transport control protocols
  • Sensor network architecture
  • Simulation systems and languages
  • Topology construction and coverage
  • User interface technologies
Reviews and Testimonials

To view the latest developments, and to provide a seedbed for new breakthroughs for these challenges, this book brings the latest achievements and excellent studies of WSNs together.

– Hai Jin, Huazhong & Wenbin Jiang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
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Hai Jin is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in China. He is now the Dean of School of Computer Science and Technology at HUST. He received his Ph.D. in computer engineering from HUST in 1994. In 1996, he was awarded German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) fellowship for visiting the Technical University of Chemnitz in Germany. He worked for the University of Hong Kong between 1998 and 2000 and participated in the HKU Cluster project. He worked as a visiting scholar at the University of Southern California between 1999 and 2000. He is the chief scientist of the largest grid computing project, ChinaGrid, in China. Dr. Jin is a senior member of IEEE and member of ACM. He is the member of Grid Forum Steering Group (GFSG). His research interests include computer architecture, cluster computing and grid computing, virtualization technology, peer-to-peer computing, network storage, network security. Contact him at hjin@hust.edu.cn.
Wenbin Jiang is an Associate Professor at the School of Computer Science and Technology of the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in China. He received his Ph.D. in information and communication engineering from HUST in 2004. His research interests focus on Ubiquitous computing, P2P computing, Multimedia, computing system virtualization, etc. He has published about 30 papers. The projects that he has taken part in include National Science & Technology Pillar Program, 973 Plans, NFC project, etc. He is also a member of the creation group of the Natural Science Fund of Hubei. From 2005.12-2006.1, he has been to Aizu University for VLIW research. He has been the PC chairs, Publicity chairs, publication chairs, PC members of more than 40 international conferences including MUE’09, AINA’08, GPC’08, NPC’07, etc. He is a member of IEEE. Contact him at jwbhust@gmail.com.
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