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Wireless Sensor Networks - Technology and Applications

Edited by Mohammad Matin, ISBN 978-953-51-0676-0, 386 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published July 18, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1100

The aim of this book is to present few important issues of WSNs, from the application, design and technology points of view. The book highlights power efficient design issues related to wireless sensor networks, the existing WSN applications, and discusses the research efforts being undertaken in this field which put the reader in good pace to be able to understand more advanced research and make a contribution in this field for themselves. It is believed that this book serves as a comprehensive reference for graduate and undergraduate senior students who seek to learn latest development in wireless sensor networks.

Dr. Mohammad Matin

Institut Teknologi Brunei, Brunei

Mohammad Abdul Matin currently works in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Institut Teknologi Brunei (ITB), Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam, as an Associate Professor. He obtained his B.S. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from BUET (Bangladesh), his M.S. degree in digital communication from Loughborough University, , Loughborough, UK; and his Ph.D. degree in wireless communication from Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He has taught several courses in communications, electronics, and signal processing at KUET, Khulna University, and BRAC University during his career. Dr. Matin was a Visiting Academic Staff Member at the National University of Malaysia (UKM), University of Malaya (UM), and so forth. He has published over 60 refereed journals and conference papers. He is the author of six academic books and seven book chapters. He has presented invited talks in Bangladesh and Malaysia and has served as a member of the program committee for more than 50 international conferences. He also serves as a referee of a few renowned journals, and Keynote Speaker and Technical Session Chair of few international conferences like MIC-CPE 2008, ICCIT 2008, ICMMT 2010, ICCIT 2010, IEEE GLOBECOM 2010, and so forth. He currently serves as a Member of editorial board of several international journals such as IET Wireless Sensor Systems (IET-WSS), Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (JECE), Hindawi Publishing Corporation, IJCTE, and so forth. Dr. Matin is a Member of IEEE, IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc), and several other international organizations. Dr. Matin has received a number of prizes and scholarships including the Best student prize (Loughborough University), Commonwealth Scholarship, and Overseas Research Scholarship (ORS). His current research interests include UWB communication, wireless sensor networks, cognitive radio, EM modeling, and antenna engineering.

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    The aim of this book is to present few important issues of WSNs, from the application, design and technology points of view. The book highlights power efficient design issues related to wireless sensor networks, the existing WSN applications, and discusses the research efforts being undertaken in this field which put the reader in good pace to be able to understand more advanced research and make a contribution in this field for themselves. It is believed that this book serves as a comprehensive reference for graduate and undergraduate senior students who seek to learn latest development in wireless sensor networks.

  • Wireless Sensor Networks - Technology and Protocols

    This book explores both the state-of-the-art and the latest developments in wireless sensor networks technology. It describes the fundamental concepts and practical aspects of wireless sensor networks and addresses challenges faced in their design, analysis and deployment. It is believed that the book will serve as a comprehensive reference for graduate and undergraduate senior students who seek to learn the latest developments in wireless sensor networks.

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