Handbook of Sensor Networking: Advanced Technologies and Applications

John R. Vacca

January 13, 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Reference - 448 Pages - 279 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781466569713 - CAT# K16453

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  • Covers environmental monitoring and seismic studies
  • Provides tactical surveillance and mobile target classification and tracking information
  • Describes green computing and data center monitoring, including the monitoring of heat distribution within a data center and using that information to control cooling systems
  • Explains continuous patient vital-sign monitoring using personal body area networks
  • Discusses architectural flexibility, such as the use of the ZigBee standard
  • Promotes secure communication transmission by using symmetric key with 128-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) algorithms
  • Presents in-depth coverage of standards-based wireless sensor networks, including the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.15.4 and ZigBee technologies


The Most Complete and Up-to-Date Account of Advanced Sensor Networking Technologies

Handbook of Sensor Networking: Advanced Technologies and Applications provides a complete professional reference and practitioner’s guide to today’s advanced sensor networking technologies. The handbook focuses on both established and recent sensor networking theory, technology, and practice. Specialists at the forefront of the field address immediate and long-term challenges in their respective areas of expertise and explore practical solutions to a wide range of sensor networking issues.

This comprehensive handbook is suitable for a range of readers, including researchers and practitioners, upper-division undergraduate and graduate students, sensor networking technologists and engineers, and security, law enforcement, and governmental agencies. The book gives readers a thorough understanding of the hardware of sensor networks, wireless communication protocols, sensor networks software and architectures, wireless information networks, data manipulation, signal processing, localization, and object tracking through sensor networks.