Chapter 2. WSN Properties

  1. Mauri Kuorilehto,
  2. Mikko Kohvakka,
  3. Jukka Suhonen,
  4. Panu Hämäläinen,
  5. Marko Hännikäinen and
  6. Timo D. Hämäläinen

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470516805.ch2

Ultra-Low Energy Wireless Sensor Networks in Practice: Theory, Realization and Deployment

Ultra-Low Energy Wireless Sensor Networks in Practice: Theory, Realization and Deployment

How to Cite

Kuorilehto, M., Kohvakka, M., Suhonen, J., Hämäläinen, P., Hännikäinen, M. and Hämäläinen, T. D. (2007) WSN Properties, in Ultra-Low Energy Wireless Sensor Networks in Practice: Theory, Realization and Deployment, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470516805.ch2

Author Information

  1. Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057865

Online ISBN: 9780470516805

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Keywords:

  • Wireless Sensor Network;
  • tiny sensor nodes;
  • computation and communication resources;
  • high-level application results;
  • individual node Identifiers (IDs);
  • communication protocols;
  • wireless sensing systems;
  • Passive Infrared (PIR) sensors;
  • complex and time-consuming algorithms;
  • Production cost

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Characteristics of WSNs

  • WSN Applications

  • Requirements for WSNs