Due to significant advantages, including convenience, efficiency and cost-effectiveness, the implementation and use of wireless ad hoc and sensor networks have achieved steep growth in recent years. This timely book presents the current state-of-the-art in these popular technologies, providing expert guidance to practitioners and researchers in the field. Professionals find broad-ranging coverage of important concepts and methods, definitions of key terminology, and a look at the direction of future research. Supported with nearly 150 illustrations, the book discusses a variety of critical topics, from topology, routing protocols, and mobility models, to security, localization, and quality of service. Engineers also benefit from practical, insightful discussions on real-world scenarios. This comprehensive resource includes a complete set of summary problems at the end of each chapter to ensure a complete understanding of the material. This title is suitable for communications engineers and researchers whose work involves wireless sensor and ad hoc network design, as well as graduate students in related courses.
Subir Kumar Sarkar is a professor in the Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering at Jadavour University, Kolkata, India. A senior member of the IEEE with over 10 years of industry experience, Dr. Sarkar earned his Ph.D. from the Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics at the University of Calcutta.
Introduction to Wireless Communication and Organization of the Book; Fundamental Principles of Mobile Ad Hoc Networks; Scenario Based Performance Analysis of Various Routing Protocols in MANETs; An Empirical Study of Various Mobility Models in MANETs; Analysis of Overhead Control Mechanisms in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks; Study of Various Issues in Wireless Sensor Networks and Analysis of Wireless Sensor and Actor Network Scenario; Simulation Based Analysis of IEEE 802.15.4 on the Performance of WSNs with Static and Mobile Sink Nodes; Performance Evaluation and Traffic Load Effect on Patrimonial ZigBee Routing Protocols in WSNs.