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Operating Systems for Wireless Sensor Networks
September 28, 2018

Operating Systems for Wireless Sensor Networks

Sensor networks are inherently communication-centric systems. The sensor nodes form wireless networks through which sensor readings can be transported or where nodes can act directly on data communicated from their neighbours. For sensor nodes to build networks, they need network protocols. The network protocols define the sequence of steps for the nodes to take…

Disadvantages of Wireless Sensor Networks
September 22, 2018

Disadvantages of Wireless Sensor Networks

The development in the communication systems and the networking has given rise to the wireless networks. The ease and flexibility of wireless communication has enabled us to use personal assistance devices to be used anywhere. This has enabled the mankind to excel in every field of the life, but at the same time it has many threats as well. Security threats to…

Clustering in Wireless Sensor Network
August 23, 2018

Clustering in Wireless Sensor Network

Wireless sensors networks (WSNs) are traditionally composed of large number of low-cost and tiny homogenous sensors nodes connected through a wireless network that gather data to be treated locally or relayed to the sink node through multi-hop wireless transmission. Moreover, such issues are very critical due servers resources constraints like efficient energy…

Wireless Sensor Network Simulation
August 5, 2018

Wireless Sensor Network Simulation

More than the 70% of the earth surface is covered with water (almost all of that is the ocean). New technologies have brought us new ways to monitor and sense aquatic environments. Marine surveillance, pollution detection and monitoring, and oceanographic data collection are needed to explore, protect, and commercial exploit the aquatic environment. Many potential…

Wireless Sensor Network Topology
July 30, 2018

Wireless Sensor Network Topology

The US Department of Defense (DoD) routinely uses wireless sensor networks (WSNs) for military tactical communications. Sensor node die-out has a significant impact on the topology of a tactical WSN. This is problematic for military applications where situational data is critical to tactical decision making. To increase the amount of time all sensor nodes remain…

IEEE Wireless Sensor Network
July 24, 2018

IEEE Wireless Sensor Network

With the increasing deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications, the demand for energy efficiency (EE) and quality-of-service (QoS) guarantee is on the rise. This paper considers the typically contradicting requirements for EE and QoS provisioning in an integrated manner for an I 802.15.4-based wireless sensor network (WSN). Specifically, we consider…

Wireless Sensor Network Wiki
July 18, 2018

Wireless Sensor Network Wiki

Nearly 1.3 billion people, mostly living in less developed countries, do not have access to electricity. Thanks to advances in technology, decreases in cost, and improvements to telecommunications and supporting infrastructures, microgrids are becoming an increasingly common means for provisioning electricity in remote areas. We are currently working on using…

Topology Control for Wireless Sensor Networks
June 30, 2018

Topology Control for Wireless Sensor Networks

Addresses the need for a text that combines the background material needed to understand wireless sensor networks with in-depth material about topology control, which is a very important topic related to this technology; and a companion simulation tool of great value for instructors and researchers. is a self-contained text for practitioners, engineers, students…

Localization Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks
May 19, 2018

Localization Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks

Tashnim Jabir Shovon Chowdhury received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology in 2013. Currently he is pursuing a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from The University of Toledo. His research interests include machine learning, statistical optimization, wireless sensor networks, convex…

Energy Harvesting in Wireless Sensor Network
May 1, 2018

Energy Harvesting in Wireless Sensor Network

The industrial sector is keen on using electronics for greater capabilities and higher efficiencies and productivity. Smaller and smarter sensors, ultra-low-power IC devices, energy harvesting performance advances, and better wireless sensor network protocols are spurring this trend. There are many rotating, shaking, and vibrating machines and structures in industrial…

Thesis on Wireless Sensor Network
March 20, 2018

Thesis on Wireless Sensor Network

Whyte, Griogair W.M. (2008) Antennas for wireless sensor network applications. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow. Full text available as: Abstract The objective of this thesis is to present an analysis of antennas, which are applicable to wireless sensor networks and, in particular, to the requirements of the Speckled Computing Network Consortium. This was done…

Source Code for Wireless Sensor Network Project
January 1, 2018

Source Code for Wireless Sensor Network Project

This project is for the CSE 521S: Wireless Sensor Networks class. It is designed to implement a parking guidance and information system with TinyOS. The goal is to enable distinct hardware sensors to interact with a Tmote Sky/TelosB node, the node is then connected to a mesh network that sends updates to a base station, and the base station interacts with a display…

Wireless Sensor Networks course
November 8, 2017

Wireless Sensor Networks course

Spring 2017 Time: Tue/Thu 1-2:30 Place: Cupples II 230 Internet of Things (IoT) are pervasive computing systems consisting of smart sensors embedded in physical environments. IoT challenges many classical approaches to distributed computing and networking. Embedded operating systems, wireless network protocols, and approaches to power management, real-time, middleware…

MICA Motes Wireless Sensor Network
October 21, 2017

MICA Motes Wireless Sensor Network

New technology is changing the nature of sensors and the way they interface with data acquisition and control systems. Researchers at U.C. Berkeley have developed an open-source hardware and software platform that combines sensing, communications, and computing into a complete architecture. The first commercial generation of this platform was dubbed the Rene…

Wireless Sensor Networks Books
October 3, 2017

Wireless Sensor Networks Books

This booklet is a quick but thoughtful guide to jump into the Internet of Things, covering important subjects as IPv6 networking, sensors, wireless protocols and technologies, as well as IoT cloud platforms and its most commonly used protocols, featuring lots of hands-on examples to start working from day one. The lessons and examples are heavily focused on Contiki…

What is Mote in Wireless Sensor Network?
September 14, 2017

What is Mote in Wireless Sensor Network?

SmartMesh IP Motes SmartMesh IP Motes are the wireless nodes in a SmartMesh IP network. They connect to sensors/actuators and route data from other motes, yet remain low power. Each mote can both send and receive messages (supports bidirectional data). Each mote may have a different data reporting rate and the network manager will automatically coordinate individual…

Wireless Sensor Network research Papers
July 2, 2017

Wireless Sensor Network research Papers

Today, Smart Grid, smart manufacturing, smart homes, smart water networks and intelligent transportation are infrastructure systems that connect our world more than we ever thought possible. While research on WSN (wireless sensor networks) started in the 1980s, it s in the last decade that WSNs have generated greater interest from both industrial and research…

Wireless Sensor Network History
June 28, 2017

Wireless Sensor Network History

1. 10 Emerging Technologies That Will Change. The World. Technology review February 2003. 2. Chen, H., Wu, C. S., Chu, Y. S., Cheng, C. C. and Tsai, L. K. (2007) Energy Residue Aware (ERA) Clustering Algorithm for Leach-Based Wireless Sensor Networks. In: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications (ICSNC 2007), August…

Wireless Sensor Networks Protocol
December 10, 2016

Wireless Sensor Networks Protocol

Kemal Akkaya received his BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey in 1997 and Ortadogu Technical University (ODTU), Ankara, Turkey in 1 respectively. He worked as a software developer at an automation project of Siemens and World Bank in Ankara, Turkey in 2. In the same year, he joined to University of Maryland Baltimore…

Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks
July 22, 2016

Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks

Wanzhi Qiu received his Bachelor’s and Masters degrees from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China and Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne, all in Electronic Engineering. After completing his Ph.D. in 1996, he held senior research/engineering positions at Motorola Australian Research Centre, Motorola Australia Software Centre, Bandspeed…

Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks
February 9, 2015

Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks

Lab of Ocean Remote Sensing & Information Technology, Guangdong Ocean University, Zhanjiang 524088, China Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 5B9, Canada Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. With the rapid development of society and the economy, an increasing number of…

XBee Wireless Sensor Network
August 23, 2015

XBee Wireless Sensor Network

Get ready to create distributed sensor systems and intelligent interactive devices using the ZigBee wireless networking protocol and Series 2 XBee radios. By the time you re halfway through this fast-paced, hands-on guide, you ll have built a series of useful projects, including a complete ZigBee wireless network that delivers remotely sensed data. Radio networking…

Wireless Sensor Network Projects IDEA
January 21, 2017

Wireless Sensor Network Projects IDEA

April 2014: We received the Best Paper Award at IPSN 2014 for the paper Lightweight map matching for indoor localisation using conditional random fields ! at EWSN 2014 for the poster A Case for Magneto-Inductive Indoor Localization ! AIMS) - directed by S. Roberts and N. Trigoni. It combines four themes: Robotics, Machine Learning, Verification&Control…

Sunspots Wireless Sensor Network
September 26, 2016

Sunspots Wireless Sensor Network

Recent technological advances have enabled the development of sensing platforms that include different types of sensors, and integrate several components such as memory, processor, and radio. Time synchronization is a critical service for a wide range of applications in wireless sensor networks. Through this service, the sensors in the network are able to coordinate…

Uses of Wireless Sensor Network
January 12, 2017

Uses of Wireless Sensor Network

The increased adoption of wireless sensors across industry is due, like most industrial technologies, to solid, practical reasons. Chief among these reasons is ease of implementation (no long cable runs), ability to operate in harsh environments, easy troubleshooting and repair, and high levels of performance. If you’ve been following the adoption of wireless…

Sensor Nodes in Wireless Sensor Networks
June 28, 2016

Sensor Nodes in Wireless Sensor Networks

A Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) consists of autonomous devices with inbuilt sensors for monitoring various environmental and physical conditions at various places and times. These devices have traditionally been networked using the I 802.15.4 standard as the base with standards like Zigbee, 6LoWPAN, WirelessHART, etc., forming the upper layers. These standards…

Networking issues in Wireless Sensor Networks
November 4, 2016

Networking issues in Wireless Sensor Networks

The emergence of sensor networks as one of the dominant technology trends in the coming decades (Technol. Rev. (February 2003)) has posed numerous unique challenges to researchers. These networks are likely to be composed of hundreds, and potentially thousands of tiny sensor nodes, functioning autonomously, and in many cases, without access to renewable energy…

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