Wireless Sensor and Ad Hoc Networks Under Diversified Network Scenarios

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.