Table of contents for Protocols and architectures for wireless sensor networks / Holger Karl, Andreas Willig.


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Preface.
List of Abbreviations.
A guide to the book.
1._Introduction.
1.1_ The vision of Ambient Intelligence.
1.2__Application examples.
1.3__Types of applications.
1.4__Challenges for WSNs.
1.5__Why are sensor networks different?
1.6__Enabling technologies.
PART I: ARCHITECTURES.
2._ Single node architecture.
2.1__Hardware components.
2.2__Energy consumption of sensor nodes.
2.3__Operating systems and execution environments.
2.4__Some examples of sensor nodes.
2.5__Conclusion.
3.__Network architecture.
3.1__Sensor network scenarios.
3.2__Optimization goals & figures of merit.
3.3__Design principles for WSNs.
3.4__Service interfaces of WSNs.
3.5__Gateway concepts.
3.6__Conclusion.
PART II: COMMUNICATION PROTOCOLS._
4._ Physical Layer.
4.1__Introduction.
4.2__Wireless channel and communication fundamentals.
4.3__Physical layer & transceiver design considerations in WSNs.
4.4__Further reading.
5.__MAC Protocols 133
5.1__Fundamentals of (wireless) MAC protocols.
5.2__Low duty cycle protocols and wakeup concepts.
5.3__Contention-based protocols.
5.4__Schedule-based protocols.
5.5__The IEEE 802.15.4 MAC protocol.
5.6__How about IEEE 802.11 and Bluetooth?
5.7_ Further reading.
5.8__Conclusion.
6. _Link Layer Protocols.
6.1_ Fundamentals: Tasks and requirements.
6.2__Error control.
6.3__Framing.
6.4_ Link management.
6.5__Summary.
7.__Naming and Addressing.
7.1__Fundamentals.
7.2__Address and name management in wireless sensor networks.
7.3__Assignment of MAC addresses.
7.4__Distributed assignment of locally unique addresses.
7.5__Content-based and geographic addressing.
7.6__Summary.
8.__Time Synchronization.
8.1__Introduction to the time synchronization problem.
8.2_ Protocols based on sender/receiver synchronization.
8.3__Protocols based on receiver/receiver synchronization.
8.4__Further reading.
9._ Localization and Positioning.
9.1__Properties of positioning.
9.2_ Possible approaches.
9.3__Mathematical basics for the lateration problem.
9.4__Single-hop localization.
9.5__Positioning in multi-hop environments.
9.6__Impact of anchor placement.
9.7__Further reading.
9.8__Conclusion.
10.__Topology control 295
10.1_ Motivation and basic ideas.
10.2_ Flat network topologies.
10.3_ Hierarchical networks by dominating sets.
10.4__Hierarchical networks by clustering.
10.5_ Combining hierarchical topologies and power control.
10.6_ Adaptive node activity.
10.7_ Conclusions.
11._ Routing protocols.
11.1_ The many faces of forwarding and routing.
11.2_ Gossiping and agent-based unicast forwarding.
11.3__Energy-efficient unicast.
11.4_ Broadcast and multicast.
11.5_ Geographic routing.
11.6_ Mobile nodes.
11.7_ Conclusions.
12.__Data-centric and content-based networking 395.
12.1 _Introduction.
12.2_ Data-centric routing.
12.3_ Data aggregation.
12.4_ Data-centric storage.
12.5_ Conclusions.
13. _Transport Layer and Quality of Service.
13.1_ The transport layer and QoS in wireless sensor networks.
13.2_ Coverage and deployment.
13.3_ Reliable data transport.
13.5_ Block delivery.
13.6_ Congestion control and rate control.
14.__Advanced application support.
14.1_ Advanced in-network processing.
14.2_ Security.
14.3_ Application-specific support.
Bibliography.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sensor networks.
Wireless LANs.