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 theSchool of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE). Hisresearch interests include fault-tolerant computing, distributedsystems, and ad hoc and sensor networks. Nayak is the recipient ofseveral collaborative research grants with industry and strategicgrants from NSERC. He edited Handbook of Applied Algorithms(Wiley). IVAN STOJMENOVIC is currently editor in chief of fourjournals (including IEEE Transactions on Parallel and DistributedSystems). He has h-index 35 and over 5,000 citations. Stojmenovicwas the recipient of the Royal Society Research Merit Award, UK,and the Excellence in Research Award of the University of Ottawa2008 09. He has chaired and/or organized more than fiftyworkshops and conferences. He became an IEEE Fellow in 2008.