COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Wireless Sensor Networks
Course Code: 
15CSE372
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Wireless Sensor Networks' is a course offered in the B. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Overview of WSN: Introduction, Sensor network applications – Habitat Monitoring –Tracking chemical plumes - Smart transportation. Constraints and Challenges, Emerging technologies for wireless sensor networks - Advantages of sensor networks.

Unit 2

Architectures: Hardware components – sensor node overview – controller- memory – communication device - sensors and actuators – power supply of sensor nodes – Network architecture – Sensor network scenarios – types of sources and sinks – single hop Vsmulti hop - multiple sources and sinks – mobility - Gateway Concepts.

Unit 3

Protocols: MAC Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks - Low duty cycle protocol: SMAC - Contention Based Protocol: CSMA, Scheduling Based Protocol – Routing Protocol: AODV, DSDV, optimized Linked State Routing, DSR and Reactive routing: Flooding, Hierarchical routing, Location based Routing - Unicast and Multicast.

  • Holger Karl and Andreas Willig, “Protocols and Architectures for Wireless Sensor Networks”, John Wiley, 2005.
  • Feng Zhao and Leonidas J. Guibas, “Wireless Sensor Networks- An Information Processing Approach”, Elsevier, 2007.
  • Kazem Sohraby, Daniel Minoli, and Taieb Znati, “Wireless Sensor Networks -Technology, Protocols and Applications”, John Wiley, 2007.
  • Anna Hac, “Wireless Sensor Network Designs”, John Wiley, 2003.