Tutorial: Wireless Sensor Networks November 2005 Krishna M. Sivalingam, Associate Professor Dept. of CSEE University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Baltimore, MD 21250 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cs.umbc.edu/~krishna; dawn.cs.umbc.edu Please do not distribute Copyright by Prof. Sivalingam. The softcopy may be used for personal research/academic purposes only.
General Overview Introduction to Wireless Sensor Networks Data Dissemination and Routing Protocols Data Gathering Medium Access Control Protocols Locationing and Coverage Testbeds/Applications Security in Wireless Sensor Networks Summary & Discussion DAWN Lab / UMBC 2
Motivation GOAL: Deeply Networked Systems or Pervasive Networking 98% of all processors are not in traditional desktop computer systems, but in house-hold appliances, vehicles, and machines on factory floors Add reliable wireless communications and sensing functions to the billions of physically embedded computing devices to support ubiquitous networked computing Distributed Wireless Sensor Networks is a collection of embedded sensor devices with networking capabilities DAWN Lab / UMBC 3
Introduction to WSN DAWN Lab / UMBC 4