Chapter 4. Modeling Sensor Networks

  1. Dr. Azzedine Boukerche PhD Professor Research Chair Founding Director Faculty Senior Scientist member recipient General Chair Vice General Chair Program Chair Security Associate Editor Steering Committee Chair
  1. Stefan Schmid and
  2. Roger Wattenhofer

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470396360.ch4

Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks

Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks

How to Cite

Schmid, S. and Wattenhofer, R. (2008) Modeling Sensor Networks, in Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks (ed A. Boukerche), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470396360.ch4

Editor Information

  1. School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada

Author Information

  1. Computer Engineering and Networks Laboratory (TIK), ETH Zurich, CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Albert Y. Zomaya

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471798132

Online ISBN: 9780470396360



  • modeling sensor networks;
  • wireless sensor network interference issues;
  • sensor network algorithms


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Motivation

  • Modeling the Sensor Nodes' Connectivity

  • Interference Issues in Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Algorithm Design

  • Final Remarks

  • Future Research Directions

  • Exercises

  • Bibliography