Technological Breakthroughs in Modern Wireless Sensor Applications

Technological Breakthroughs in Modern Wireless Sensor Applications

Hamid Sharif (University of Nebraska – Lincoln, USA) and Yousef S. Kavian (Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran)
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Release Date: March, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 417
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8251-1
ISBN13: 9781466682511|ISBN10: 1466682515|EISBN13: 9781466682528
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Description & Coverage
Description:

Collecting and processing data is a necessary aspect of living in a technologically advanced society. Whether it’s monitoring events, controlling different variables, or using decision-making applications, it is important to have a system that is both inexpensive and capable of coping with high amounts of data.

Technological Breakthroughs in Modern Wireless Sensor Applications brings together new ways to process and monitor data, and to put it to work in everything from intelligent transportation systems to healthcare to multimedia applications. This book is an essential reference source for research and development engineers, graduate students, academics, and researchers interested in intelligent engineering, internetworking, routing, and network planning algorithms.

Coverage:

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

  • Data Management in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Data Mining in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • E-Health and Healthcare Systems
  • Energy Harvesting and Management Approaches in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Nano Sensor Networks
  • Oil and Gas Applications
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Computer and electrical engineers outline recent research findings of scientists around the world on the complex tradeoffs among many modern wireless sensor network application variables, including the challenges of wireless communications, energy management system, deployment costs, hardware and software, system reliability, security, and performance. Their topics include network design and performance evaluation of a wireless sensor network for precision agriculture, the prevalence of anomalies in real world sensor network deployments and the need for detection mechanisms, and more.

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Editor Biographies
Hamid Sharif is the Charles J. Vranek Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer and Electronics Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is also the Director of Advanced Telecommunications Engineering Laboratory (TEL) at University of Nebraska. Professor Sharif has published a large number of research articles in international journals and conferences and has been the recipient of a number of awards and best papers. Dr. Sharif has been serving on many IEEE and other international journal editorial boards and currently is the co-editor-in-chief for the Wiley Journal of Security and Communication Networks. He has contributed to the IEEE in many roles including the elected Chair of the IEEE Nebraska Section, elected Chair of the Nebraska Computer Chapter, elected Chair of the Nebraska Communication Chapter, and the Chapter Coordinator for the IEEE Region 4 in US. He received his BS, MS, and PhD all in Electrical Engineering from University of Iowa (1982), University of Missouri-Columbia (1984), and University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1996) respectively.
Yousef S. Kavian received the B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in electronic engineering from Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, in 2001, the M.Sc. degree in control engineering from the Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering from the Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, in 2008. After one year lecturing at Shahid Beheshti University in 2008, he joined Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran, as an Assistant Professor. His research interests include digital circuits and systems design, distributed systems, and networking. He has published three books, five book chapters, and around 90 technical papers in journals and international conferences. He has over 13 years of industrial experience and collaborations.
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