Wireless Sensor Networks

 

M. Sc. Telecommunications Engineering
M. Sc. Electronics Engineering

M. Sc. Automation Engineering

M. Sc. Electrical Engineering

Course: Wireless Sensor Networks M

Textbook 1: R. Verdone, D. Dardari, G. Mazzini, A. Conti, "Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks - Technologies, Analysis, Design", Ed. Elsevier

Textbook 2: C. Buratti, M. Martalò, R. Verdone, G. Ferrari, "Distributed Processing, MAC, and Connectivity in Sensor Networks with Application to IEEE 802.15.4 Systems". Ed. Springer, Germania, 2011.

Textbook 3: Josè A. Gutierrez, Edgar H. Callaway, Raymond L. Barrett, "Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks - Enabling Wireless Sensors with IEEE 802.15.4", Ed. IEEE.

Texbook 4: Zigbee

Reference book on basics on Signals and Systems: A. Bruce Carlson, "Communication Systems: An Introduction to Signals and Noise in Electrical Communication", ed. by Mcraw-Hill International Editions.                                                                                       The following Sections are those useful for following the WSN course: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3.

Results of the Intermidiate Test are available here.

The Homework is available here. It should be delivered via email at c.buratti@unibo.it one week before the oral exam.

Oral Exams will be on (due to other business the date February 16 has been canceled):

- January 12 at 10.00 in room 5.4

- January 18 at 10.00 in room 5.4

- January 26 at 10.00 in room 5.4

- February 9 at 10.00 in room 5.4

- February 21 at 10.00 in room 4.2

To subscibe to the exam send an email to c.buratti@unibo.it one week before the exam.

Teaching material

- Syllabus

- Handouts_1 - Chapters 1 and 2 of Textbook 1

- Basics on TLC

- Basics on Wireless Medium

- Handouts_2 -  Chapter 4 of Textbook 3 and Chapter 1 of Textbook 2 and paper

- Handouts_3 - Chapter 5 of textbook 3

- Handouts_4 -Chapter 5 of Textbook 2, Chapter 5 of Textbook 3

- Handouts_5

- Handouts_6 - Chapter 5 of Textbook 2, this paper and these notes and this paper.

- Handouts_7 - Sections 1.4 and 5.4 of Textbook 2 and these notes.

- Handouts_8 - Section 3.4.6 and 3.4.7 of Textbook 4.

- Handouts_9 - Section 3.5 of Textbook 4.

- Handouts_10

Cases Studies

- How to make money out of the course

- Drone-based monitoring

- Smart Buildings

- Smart Body

Discussions and Exercises

- Discussion & Exercise 1

- Discussion & Exercise 2 - solution

- Discussion & Exercise 3

Laboratory Material - Groups are available here

- Introduction to the laboratory - see also the reference Freescale SW Manual

- Handbook

- MC1322x Data sheets

 

 

Handouts / Experiments:

- First Experiment: handouts1 - Labwork1

- Second Experiment: handouts2 - Labwork 2

- Third Experiment: handouts3 - Labwork3

- Fourth Experiment: handouts4 - Labwork4

- Fifth Experiment: handouts5 - Labwork5