Best Reference Books – Distributed Sensor Networks

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Distributed Sensor Networks subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Distributed Sensor Networks along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Distributed Sensor Networks subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Distributed Sensor Networks" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Distributed Sensor Networks: Technology and Applications” by Marvin Heather

“Distributed Sensor Networks: Technology and Applications” Book review: The book is designed for IT professionals and students pursuing in Information Technology and Computer science Engineering. The book is also designed for electronics and telecommunication students. This book deals with the various algorithms, architectures and concepts associated with distributed sensor networks (DSNs). The topics discussed herein are sensor networks, sensor devices and sensor arrays, different measurement techniques, etc. The book provides in-depth knowledge about distributed sensor networks and its applications to all the students, academicians and professionals engaged in this field. The book also focuses on the applications of distributed sensor networks.

2. “Handbook of Distributed Sensor Networks: Volume I: 1” by Marvin Heather

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“Handbook of Distributed Sensor Networks: Volume I: 1” Book review:The book is designed for IT professionals and students pursuing in Information Technology and Computer science Engineering. The book is also designed for electronics and telecommunication students.This book discusses distributed sensor networks by essentially focusing on applications and recent researches. It provides key ideas and approaches, which can help in the development of high performance computing solutions for complex sensor networks problems.The book combines computer networks, signal processing, software engineering, embedded systems, and statistics on the technology side. The book also explains the problems related to the input of data directly from sensors and how they can be solved by using distributed sensor systems.

3. “Exploration and Data Aggregation in Distributed Sensor Networks” by Indranil Nandy

“Exploration and Data Aggregation in Distributed Sensor Networks” Book review : The book is designed for IT professionals and students pursuing in Information Technology and Computer science Engineering. The book is also designed for electronics and telecommunication students. The book describes the exploration and data aggregation in distributed sensor networks. The book begins with introduction to distributed sensor networks and then continues with the data analytics that is exploration and data aggregation.The book proposed an incremental algorithm to explore the region. The book also includes k-selection algorithms,kth smallest element etc, The book also teaches to work with an important field of sensor networks that is data aggregation.

4. “Algorithms for Sensor Systems: 9th International Symposium on Algorithms and Experiments for Sensor Systems, Wireless Networks and Distributed” by Paola Flocchini and Jie Gao

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“Algorithms for Sensor Systems: 9th International Symposium on Algorithms and Experiments for Sensor Systems, Wireless Networks and Distributed” Book review: The book is designed for IT and business professionals who are keen to gain in-depth knowledge about the algorithms of sensor systems. This book constitutes the proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Algorithms for Sensor Systems, Wireless Ad Hoc Networks and Autonomous Mobile Entities, ALGOSENSORS 2013. The book describes the algorithms for sensor systems and experiments for the same. The book begins with the introduction to sensor systems and then continues to explain the wireless networks and distributed sensor network systems. The 19 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 30 submissions. The book majorly deals with distributed robotics algorithms and experimental algorithms.

5. “Distributed Sensor Networks: A Multi Agent Perspective” by Thakshila Wimalajeewa

“Distributed Sensor Networks: A MultiAgent Perspective” Book review: The book is suitable for IT professionals and students pursuing in Information Technology and Computer science Engineering. The book is also designed for electronics and telecommunication students. The book explains distributed sensor networks with respect to multi agents systems, artificial societies and simulated organisations.The book focuses on both practical systems and their theoretical analysis, and is divided into three parts: the first part describes the common sensor network challenge problem; the second part explains the different technical approaches to the common challenge problem; and the third part provides results on the formal analysis of a number of approaches taken to address the challenge problem.

6. “Swarm Based Implementation of a Virtual Distributed Database System in a Sensor Network” by Wen Chian Lee

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“Swarm Based Implementation of a Virtual Distributed Database System in a Sensor Network” Book review: The book describes the success in carrying out surveillance and combat missions in sensitive areas. The book also explains the virtual database system in a sensor network that is known as swarm based implementation. The book proposes establishing a distributed database system on a group of swarming UAVs, providing for data storage during a reconnaissance mission. Drawing equivalence to a sensor network, the network of UAVs are covered in the book. The book also includes experiments of design on the effects of varying the query input and types of swarming UAVs. The inter-node communication costs outweigh processing costs are also covered in the book.

7. “Wireless Sensor Networks: Distributed Consensus Estimation (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science)” by Cailian Chen and Shanying Zhu

“Wireless Sensor Networks: Distributed Consensus Estimation (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science)” Book review: The book is suitable for Advanced-level students studying computer science and electrical engineering. The book will also be a valuable resource for researchers and professionals working in wireless communications, networks and distributed computing. The book aims to accomplish high-level tasks with sensing, data processing and communication. The book describes the network topology, distributed estimation algorithms and consensus strategy. In the network topology, the book includes the metrics of network-wide convergence, unbiasedness, consistency and optimality. Deployment of sensor nodes spatial distribution of sensor nodes and basic scalable estimation algorithms, the consensus-based estimation capability are also covered in the book.

8. “Distributed Sensor Networks: A Multiagent Perspective (Multiagent Systems, Artificial Societies, and Simulated Organizations)” by Victor Lesser and Charles L Ortiz Jr

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“Distributed Sensor Networks: A Multiagent Perspective (Multiagent Systems, Artificial Societies, and Simulated Organizations)” Book review: The book is suitable for IT professionals and students pursuing in Information Technology and Computer science Engineering. The book is also designed for electronics and telecommunication students. The book explains distributed sensor networks with respect to multi agents systems, artificial societies and simulated organisations.The book focuses on both practical systems and their theoretical analysis, and is divided into three parts: the first part describes the common sensor network challenge problem; the second part explains the different technical approaches to the common challenge problem; and the third part provides results on the formal analysis of a number of approaches taken to address the challenge problem.

9. “Low-Power Distributed Data Storage in Wireless Sensor Networks” by Gonizzi Pietro

“Low-Power Distributed Data Storage in Wireless Sensor Networks” Book review: This book provides a description of the Senslab platform through two relevant topics. The first topic covers IP connectivity in low-power smart objects and Internet of Things. The second topic covers distributed data storage techniques to reduce packet loss and energy consumption. The book gaps the bridge between practical and theoretical learning. It provides experiments of sensor networks in the senslab platform. The book combines computer networks, signal processing, software engineering, embedded systems, and statistics on the technology side. The book also covers a large spectrum: safety and security of buildings or spaces, measuring traffic flows, environmental engineering, and ecology.

10. “Distributed Fault-Tolerant Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks” by Luo Xuanwen and Dong Ming

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“Distributed Fault-Tolerant Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks” Book review: The book is suitable for individuals interested in distributed Wireless sensor networks. Moreover , the book also describes fault-tolerant detection in wireless sensor networks. This book presents the concept of using minimal neighbor sensors in the detection process. This concept can be used when deploying sensors strategically in building sensor networks. This book also explores the ways to improve detection accuracy by incorporating sensor reliability explicitly in the fault-tolerant detection process. Finite power supplies and limited communication bandwidth are also included in the book. The book also describes how a hypothesis testing method is used for faulty sensor detection.

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