Ad hoc and Sensors Networks

CS6003
IT CSE ECE

Unit 1

INTRODUCTION

Fundamentals of Wireless Communication Technology – The Electromagnetic Spectrum – Radio propagation Mechanisms – Characteristics of the Wireless Channel -mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) and wireless sensor networks (WSNs) :concepts and architectures. Applications of Ad Hoc and Sensor networks. Design Challenges in Ad hoc and Sensor Networks.

Part A (2m) Part B (16m)

Unit 2

MAC PROTOCOLS FOR AD HOC WIRELESS NETWORKS

Issues in designing a MAC Protocol- Classification of MAC Protocols- Contention based protocols- Contention based protocols with Reservation Mechanisms- Contention based protocols with Scheduling Mechanisms – Multi channel MAC-IEEE 802.11 I

Part A (2m) Part B (16m)

Unit 3

ROUTING PROTOCOLS AND TRANSPORT LAYER IN AD HOC WIRELESS NETWORKS

Issues in designing a routing and Transport Layer protocol for Ad hoc networks- proactive routing, reactive routing (on-demand), hybrid routing- Classification of Transport Layer solutions-TCP over Ad hoc wireless Networks. 89

Part A (2m) Part B (16m)

Unit 4

WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS (WSNS) AND MAC PROTOCOLS

single node architecture: hardware and software components of a sensor node - WSN Network architecture: typical network architectures-data relaying and aggregation strategies -MAC layer protocols: self-organizing, Hybrid TDMA/FDMA and CSMA based MAC- IEEE 802.15.4.

Part A (2m) Part B (16m)

Unit 5

WSN ROUTING, LOCALIZATION & QOS

Issues in WSN routing – OLSR- Localization – Indoor and Sensor Network Localization-absolute and relative localization, triangulation-QOS in WSN-Energy Efficient Design-Synchronization-Transport Layer issues.

Part A (2m) Part B (16m)
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