Handbook of Research on Wireless Sensor Network Trends, Technologies, and Applications

Handbook of Research on Wireless Sensor Network Trends, Technologies, and Applications

Narendra Kumar Kamila (C. V. Raman College of Engineering, India)
Release Date: August, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 589
ISBN13: 9781522505013|ISBN10: 1522505016|EISBN13: 9781522505020|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0501-3


Wireless sensor networks have become an intricate and necessary addition to daily life by providing an energy efficient way to collect and monitor data while rerouting the information to a centralized location. As the application of these networks becomes more common, it becomes imperative to evaluate their effectiveness, as well as other opportunities for possible implementation in the future.

The Handbook of Research on Wireless Sensor Network Trends, Technologies, and Applications provides inclusive coverage on the processing and applications of wireless communication, sensor networks, and mobile computing. Investigating emergent research and theoretical concepts in the area of wireless sensors and their applications to daily life, this handbook of research is a critical reference source for students, researchers, engineers, scientists, and working professionals.

Topics Covered

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

  • Data Management
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Healthcare Applications
  • Internet of Things
  • Network Deployment
  • System Optimization
  • Tracking Technologies

Reviews and Testimonials

This work for researchers, practitioners, and advanced students explains the latest technologies of wireless sensor network and describes applications in areas such as medicine, data gathering, space and planetary exploration, and underground mining. Contributors from India and the US are experts in computer science, biomedical engineering, communication engineering, information technology, and mining technology. After an overview of general issues and emerging trends, chapters are grouped in sections on protocols and middlewares, tracking technologies, and practices and applications. Some topics covered include data management in the Internet of Things, sensor localization in three-dimensional space, wireless sensor networks in coal mines, blink controlled communication for bed-ridden patients, media access control protocols for healthcare sensor networks, and a wireless sensor network enabled vehicle parking system. The book contains many b&w charts, schematics, and process diagrams.

– Protoview Reviews

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Narendra Kumar Kamila is presently working as Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, C V Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. He received his master degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and subsequently obtained his Ph. D. degree from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar in the year 2000. Prof. Kamila was also post-doctoral fellow to University of Arkansas, USA. He has published several research papers in the national/international journal of repute in the field of wireless sensor networking, Adhoc-networking, Image processing, meta cognition, data privacy/security. He has served as program committee members in many international conferences. He has also conducted staff development programs under the financial support of All Indian Council for Technical Education as chief-coordinator. However, he had organized “International Conference on Computer Technology (ICCT-2010)” from 3rd Dec. to 5th Dec. 2010 at C V Raman College of Engineering successfully as General/Local Organizing Chair with financial assistance from AICTE, CSIR and Biju Patnaik University of Technology. He was also Guest Editor of International Journal of Computer and Communication Technology, Vol. 2, Issues 2, 3 and 4, 2010. He has completed many projects sponsored by various sponsoring agencies. He has guided many M.Tech. and Ph.D. students under different universities. However Dr. Kamila has been appointed as DSC member of Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Dr. Kamila has been rendering his best services as editorial board member to American Journal of Intelligent System, American Journal of Advances in Networks, American journal of Networks and Communications, Reviewer of International journal of Intelligent Information System(USA), Reviewer of International journal of Automation Control and Intelligent Systems(USA), Reviewer of Elsevier Publication, Reviewer of AMSE, modelling simulation(France), editor-in-chief of International Journal of Advanced Computer Engineering and Communication Technology, former editor-in-chief of International Journal of Communication Network and Security(IJCNS) and editor-in-chief of many international conference proceedings.