MNIT Jaipur Syllabus Information Technology Wireless Sensor Networks

 MNIT Jaipur Syllabus Information Technology Wireless Sensor Networks

  Wireless Sensor Networks 

Introduction – motivation, applications, sensors, architectures, platforms for WSN

Actual Systems – Berkeley motes, TinyOS and nesC.Wireless Radio Realities – radio irregularities and

impact on protocols. MAC protocols – S-MAC, multi-channel MAC.

Routing –Geographic routing, DSR, AODV, Directed Diffusion, SPEED.

Clock Synchronization – FTSP, TPSN. Localization – TDOA, Walking GPS, range free solutions .Power

Management – per node, system-wide, sentry services, sensing coverageData Services and Databases – architectures, queries (SQL), data dissemination.

Programming Abstractions – programming models, EnviroTrack, new APIs

Security and Privacy – problems, attacks, solutions, open research areas.Case Study: A Complete System

– surveillance and tracking application. How to program actual WSN.


1. Protocols and Architectures for Wireless Sensor Networks. H. Karl and A. Willig. John Wiley &

Sons, June 2005.

2. Wireless Sensor Networks: Technology, Protocols, and Applications. K. Sohraby, D. Minoli, and

T. Znati. John Wiley & Sons, March 2007.

3. Wireless Sensor Networks. C. S. Raghavendra, K. M. Sivalingam, and T. Znati, Editors. Springer

Verlag, Sep. 2006.

4. Wireless Sensor Networks: Architectures and Protocols. E. H. Callaway, Jr. AUERBACH, Aug.


5. Networking Wireless Sensors. B. Krishnamachari. Cambridge University Press, Dec. 2005.

6. Wireless Sensor Networks: An Information Processing Approach. F. Zhao and L. Guibas.

Morgan Kaufmann, Jul. 2004.

7. Sensor Networks and Configuration: Fundamentals, Standards, Platforms, and Applications. N.

P. Mahalik. Springer Verlag, Nov. 2006.

8. Wireless Sensor Networks: A Systems Perspective, N. Bulusu and S. Jha, Editors, Artech House,

August 2005.

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