Wireless Sensor Networks: A Networking Perspective
October 2009, Wiley-IEEE Press
This book provides a comprehensive and systematic introduction to the fundamental concepts, major challenges, and effective solutions in wireless sensor networking (WSN). Distinguished from other books, it focuses on the networking aspects of WSNs and covers the most important networking issues, including network architecture design, medium access control, routing and data dissemination, node clustering, node localization, query processing, data aggregation, transport and quality of service, time synchronization, network security, and sensor network standards.
With contributions from internationally renowned researchers, Wireless Sensor Networks expertly strikes a balance between fundamental concepts and state-of-the-art technologies, providing readers with unprecedented insights into WSNs from a networking perspective. It is essential reading for a broad audience, including academic researchers, research engineers, and practitioners in industry. It is also suitable as a textbook or supplementary reading for electrical engineering, computer engineering, and computer science courses at the graduate level.
About the Editors.
1. INTRODUCTION TO WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS (Jun Zheng and Abbas Jamalipour).
1.1 Overview of Wireless Sensor Networks.
1.2 Technological Background.
1.3 Features of This Book.
1.4 Organization of This Book.
2. NETWORK ARCHITECTURES AND PROTOCOL STACK (Jun Zheng).
2.2 Network Architectures for Wireless Sensor Networks.
2.3 Classifications of Wireless Sensor Networks.
2.4 Protocol Stack for Wireless Sensor Networks.
3. MEDIUM ACCESS CONTROL (Jun Zheng).
3.2 Fundamental MAC Protocols.
3.3 MAC Design for Wireless Sensor Networks.
3.4 MAC Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks.
3.5 Summary and Future Directions.
4. ROUTING AND DATA DISSEMINATION (Sajal K. Das and Habib M. Ammari).
4.2 Fundamentals and Challenges.
4.3 Taxonomy of Routing and Data Dissemination Protocols.
4.4 Overview of Routing and Data Dissemination Protocols.
4.5 Summary and Future Directions.
5. BROADCASTING, MULTICASTING, AND GEOCASTING (Baoxian Zhang and Guoliang Xue).
5.3 Broadcasting Mechanisms.
5.4 Multicasting Mechanisms.
5.5 Geocasting Mechanisms.
5.6 Summary and Future Directions.
6. NODE CLUSTERING (Chao Zhang, Edwin Hou, and Nirwan Ansari).
6.2 Node Clustering Algorithms.
6.3 Node Clustering Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks.
6.4 Summary and Future Directions.
7. QUERY PROCESSING AND DATA AGGREGATION (Torsha Banerjee and Dharma P. Agrawal).
7.2 Query Processing in Wireless Sensor Networks.
7.3 Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks.
7.4 Summary and Future Directions.
8. NODE LOCALIZATION (Nayef A. Alsindi and Kaveh Pahlavan).
8.2 Concepts and Challenges of Node Localization Technologies.
8.3 Ranging Techniques for Wireless Sensor Networks.
8.4 Wireless Localization Algorithms.
8.5 Wireless Sensor Node Localization.
8.6 Summary and Future Directions.
9. TIME SYNCHRONIZATION (Fikret Sivrikaya and Bülent Yener).
9.2 Need for Synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks.
9.3 Requirements of Synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks.
9.4 Synchronization Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks.
9.5 Summary and Future Directions.
10. ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND POWER CONTROL (Nikolaos A. Pantazis and Dimitrios D. Vergados).
10.2 Need for Energy Efficiency and Power Control in Wireless Sensor Networks.
10.3 Passive Power Conservation Mechanisms.
10.4 Active Power Conservation Mechanisms.
11. TRANSPORT PROTOCOLS AND QUALITY OF SERVICE (Chonggang Wang, Bo Li, and Kazem Sohraby).
11.2 Traditional Transport Protocols.
11.3 Transport Protocol Design for Wireless Sensor Networks.
11.4 Transport Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks.
11.5 Summary and Future Directions.
12. NETWORK SECURITY AND ATTACK DEFENSE (Yun Zhou and Yuguang Fang).
12.8 Intrusion Detection.
12.9 Key Management.
13. SENSOR NETWORK STANDARDS (Stefano Chessa).
13.2 IEEE 802.15.4 Standard.
13.3 ZigBee Standard.
14. FUTURE TRENDS IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS (Mehmet Can Vuran, Dario Pompili, and Tommaso Melodia).
14.2 Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks.
14.3 Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks.
14.4 Sensor Network Applications in Challenging Environments.
14.5 Cross-Layer Design for Wireless Sensor Networks.
Abbas Jamalipour, PhD, is a Professor of Wireless Networking at the University of Sydney, Australia, where he is responsible for teaching and research in wireless data communication networks, wireless IP networks, network security, and cellular communications. He is the Editor in Chief of the IEEE Wireless Communications and technical editor of IEEE Communications Magazine and the International Journal of Communication Science. Dr. Jamalipour has authored or coauthored a dozen books and has published more than 190 papers in major journals and international conferences. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and Engineers Australia, as well as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer.
Gives an insight into wireless sensor networks from a networking perspective
Provides a comprehensive and systematic introduction of the fundamental concepts, major issues and challenges, and effective solutions for wireless sensor networking
Strikes a balance between fundamental concepts and state-of-the-art technologies
Includes contributions by a group of leading researchers who are internationally recognized in the field
Intended for a wide range of audience, including academic researchers, graduate students, industry practitioners and research engineers