This timely book offers a mixture of theory, experiments, and simulations that provides qualitative and quantitative insights in the field of sensor and actuator networking. The chapters are selected in a way that makes the book comprehensive and self-contained. It covers a wide range of recognized problems in sensor networks, striking a balance between theoretical and practical coverage. The book is appropriate for graduate students and practitioners working as engineers, programmers, and technologists.
AMIYA NAYAK is a Professor at University of Ottawa in the School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE). His research interests include fault-tolerant computing, distributed systems, and ad hoc and sensor networks. Nayak is the recipient of several collaborative research grants with industry and strategic grants from NSERC. He edited Handbook of Applied Algorithms (Wiley). IVAN STOJMENOVIC is currently editor in chief of four journals (including IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems). He has h-index 35 and over 5,000 citations. Stojmenovic was the recipient of the Royal Society Research Merit Award, UK, and the Excellence in Research Award of the University of Ottawa 2008?09. He has chaired and/or organized more than fifty workshops and conferences. He became an IEEE Fellow in 2008.