Computer Science Graduate Course

Fall 2005


CS 290B: Sensor Networks


Thursday: 6:30-8:20, Adams 018

Instructor: Simona Doboli

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Course Description

Sensor networks are a new and exciting area of computer science and computer engineering. Applications of sensor networks are in surveillance, monitoring, security and medical systems.

The course will cover state of the art techniques in:

a)   Sensor node architecture.

b)  Sensor network organization.

c)   Self-organization algorithms for communication, sensing and processing.

d)  Information-processing algorithms.

e)   Data communication, data storage and querying.

Emphasis will be on self-organization and information processing algorithms.

Students are encouraged to work on projects of their interest.