Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks: Algorithms and Protocols for Scalable Coordination and Data Communication
A mixture of theory, experiments, and simulations that provide qualitative and quantitative insights into the technology
The important new technology of wireless sensor and actuator networks provides radically new communication and networking paradigms with many new applications. Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks is a timely text that presents a fault-tolerant, reliable, low-latency, and energy-aware framework for wireless sensor and actuator networks, enabling readers to fulfill the ultimate goals of the applications—such as protecting critical infrastructures, achieving timely emergency responses, and monitoring the environment. Taking a problem-oriented approach, this resource discusses a wide range of computing and communication problems and solutions that arise in rapidly emerging wireless sensor and actuator networks, striking a balance between theory and practice.
This book is unique in that it addresses sensor and actuator networking in a comprehensive manner—covering all the aspects and providing up-to-date information—so that industry operators and academics from various areas can learn more about current networking trends, become aware of the possible architectures, and understand the advantages and limits in future commercial, social, and educational applications. Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks is appropriate for graduate students in computer science, electrical engineering, and telecommunications, as well as practitioners working as engineers, programmers, and technologists.
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2 EnergyEfficient Backbones and Broadcasting in Sensor and Actuator Networks
3 Sensor Area Coverage
4 Geographic Routing in Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks
5 Multicasting Geocasting and Anycasting in Sensor and Actuator Networks
6 Sink Mobility in Wireless Sensor Networks
7 Topology Control in Sensor Actuator and Mobile Robot Networks
8 Location Service in Sensor and Mobile Actuator Networks
9 Coordination in Sensor Actuator and Robot Networks
10 Sensor Placement in Sensor and Actuator Networks