Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 7043/2016 - 27/05/2016
7.5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 PL + 30,0 TP + 15,0 OT + 10,0 O
a) know the constraints of a sensor network.
b) Apply media access methods best suited to each situation.
c) Develop wireless sensor networks using the most suitable layer protocols.
d) Manage Wireless sensor networks.
Introduction to ad-hoc and sensor networks
The characteristics and constraints of the physical layer of sensor networks
Media access protocols
Sensor Networks 6LoWPAN
Mechanism for development and maintenance of sensor networks infrastructure
Reliable data transfer and data aggregation in sensor networks
The assessment is based on two components: i) lab reports (40%) and project (60%).
- Shuang-Hua, Y. (2014). Wireless Sensor Networks Principles, Design and Applications. London: Springer-Verlag London
Theoretical sessions to present and discuss the main concepts and laboratory sessions to solve real problems related with WSN and its services.
Software used in class
Cooja, Contiki, FreeRTOS