Table of contents for Nonlinear control engineering / by D. P. Atherton.


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Preface


1 Introduction

1.1 Sensor Mote Platforms
1.2 Wireless Sensor Network Architecture and Protocol Stack
References


2 Wireless Sensor Network Applications

2.1 Military Applications
2.2 Environmental Applications
2.3 Health Applications
2.4 Home Applications
2.5 Industrial Applications
References

3 Factors Influencing Wireless Sensor Network Design

3.1 Hardware Constraints
3.2 Fault Tolerance
3.3 Scalability
3.4 Production Costs
3.5 Wireless Sensor Network Topology
3.6 Transmission Media
3.7 Power Consumption
References



4 Physical Layer

4.1 Physical Layer Technologies
4.2 Overview of RF Wireless Communication
4.3 Channel Coding (Error Control Coding)
4.4 Modulation
4.5 Wireless Channel Effects
4.6 PHY Layer Standards
References


5 Medium Access Control (MAC)

5.1 Challenges for Medium Access Control
5.2 Carrier Sense Multiple Access (CSMA) Mechanism
5.3 Contention based Medium Access
5.4 Reservation based Medium Access
5.5 Hybrid Medium Access
References


6 Error Control

6.1 Classification of Error Control Schemes
6.2 Error Control in WSNs
6.3 Crosslayer Analysis Model
6.4 Comparison of Error Control Schemes
References


7 Network Layer

7.1 Challenges for Routing
7.2 Datacentric and Flat architecture Protocols
7.3 Hierarchical Protocols
7.4 Geographical Routing Protocols
7.5 QoS based protocols
References

8 Transport Layer

8.1 Challenges for Transport Layer
8.2 Reliable Multi Segment Transport (RMST) Protocol
8.3 Pump Slowly, Fetch Quickly (PSFQ) Protocol
8.4 Congestion Detection and Avoidance (CODA) Protocol
8.5 Event to Sink Reliable Transport (ESRT) Protocol
8.6 GARUDA
8.7 Real Time and Reliable Transport (RT)2 Protocol
References


9 Application Layer

9.1 Source Coding (Data Compression)
9.2 Query Processing
9.3 Network Management
References


10 Crosslayer Solutions

10.1 Interlayer Effects
10.2 Crosslayer Interactions
10.3 Crosslayer Module
References


11 Time Synchronization

11.1 Challenges for Time Synchronization
11.2 Network Time Protocol
11.3 Definitions
11.4 Timing sync Protocol for Sensor Networks (TPSN)
11.5 Reference Broadcast Synchronization (RBS)
11.6 Adaptive Clock Synchronization (ACS)
11.7 Time Diffusion Synchronization Protocol (TDP)
11.8 Rate based Diffusion Protocol (RDP)
11.9 Tiny and Mini Sync Protocols
11.10 Other Protocols
References


12 Localization

12.1 Challenges in Localization
12.2 Ranging Techniques
12.3 Range based Localization Protocols
12.4 Range free Localization Protocols
References

13 Topology Management

13.1 Deployment
13.2 Power Control
13.3 Activity Scheduling
13.4 Clustering
References

14 Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks

14.1 Characteristics of WSANs
14.2 Sensor Actor Coordination
14.3 Actor Actor Coordination
14.4 WSAN Protocol Stack
References


15 Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks

15.1 Design Challenges
15.2 Network Architecture
15.3 Multimedia Sensor Hardware
15.4 Physical Layer
15.5 MAC Layer
15.6 Error Control
15.7 Network Layer
15.8 Transport Layer
15.9 Application Layer
15.10 Crosslayer Design
15.11 Further Research Issues
References

16 Wireless Underwater Sensor Networks
16.1 Design Challenges
16.2 Underwater Sensor Network Components
16.3 Communication Architecture
16.4 Basics of Underwater Acoustic Propagation
16.5 Physical Layer
16.6 Medium Access Control Layer
16.7 Network Layer
16.8 Transport Layer
16.9 Application Layer
16.10 CrossLayer Design
References


17 Wireless Underground Sensor Networks

17.1 Applications
17.2 Design Challenges
17.3 Network Architecture
17.4 Underground Wireless Channel for EM Waves
17.5 Underground Wireless Channel for Magnetic Induction
17.6 Wireless Communication in Underground Mines and Road/Subway Tunnels
17.7 Communication Architecture
References


18 Grand Challenges

18.1 Integration of Sensor Networks and Internet
18.2 Realtime and Multimedia Communication
18.3 Protocol Stack
18.4 Synchronization and Localization
18.5 WSNs in Challenging Environments
18.6 Practical Considerations
18.7 Wireless NanoSensor Networks
References

Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Automatic control.
Nonlinear control theory.