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Course Catalog 2014-2015

TIE-52106 Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications, 5 cr

Additional information

Note to Finnish students: Kurssin kaikki materiaali on englanniksi, mutta harjoituksissa, tentissä ja muussa kommunikaatiossa voi vastata myös suomeksi riippuen henkilökunnan kielitaidosta. Luennoista voidaan harkinnan varaisesti ja erikseen pyydettäessä järjestää suomenkielisiä tiivistettyjä esityksiä.
Suitable for postgraduate studies

Person responsible

Timo Hämäläinen

Lessons

Study type P1 P2 P3 P4 Summer Implementations Lecture times and places
Lectures
Excercises


 


 
 2 h/per
 2 h/per
+2 h/per
+2 h/per


 
TIE-52106 2014-01 Friday 10 - 12 , TB222
Friday 12 - 14 , TB219

Requirements

Exam and compulsory exercises.

Learning Outcomes

Learn to know what are wireless mesh sensor networks, applications and their evaluation criteria. Hands-on guided implementation of exercise applications and own application planning using TUTWSN network deployed at TUT campus buildings.

Content

Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Principles of wireless mesh sensor networks. Multi-hop routing.  Wireless sensor network topologies. Standards.  ISM bands and network interoperability. 
2. Application distribution principles between sensors and back-end systems.  WSN configurability, interpretation and semantics of data.  Autonomous operation. 
3. Application programming interfaces to WSNs. Network architecture.  Web user interface technologies for WSNs.  Standard interfaces. 
4. Monitoring, control, and positioning applications. Case studies and comparisons.  Reliability and availability of WSN.  Criteria for comparing technologies and application requirements. 
5. Practical installation and use of large-scale WSN.  Own application design.  Own application implementation. Assessment of applications for business and technology feasibility.  

Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes

Grade is based on exam and exercise bonus points. Grades 1-2 requires acceptable knowledge of core conetent. Grades 3-4 require mastering of complementary knowledge and 5 specialist knowledge in addition to core content.

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (1-5) will be used on the course

Study material

Type Name Author ISBN URL Edition, availability, ... Examination material Language
Book   Ultra-Low Energy Wireless Sensor Networks in Practice: Theory, Realization and Deployment   Mauri Kuorilehto, Mikko Kohvakka, Jukka Suhonen, Panu Hämäläinen, Marko Hännikäinen, Timo D. Hämäläinen   9780470057865       Yes    English  
Lecture slides   Lecture notes           Yes    English  

Prerequisites

Course Mandatory/Advisable Description
TIE-02200 Ohjelmoinnin peruskurssi Advisable    

Additional information about prerequisites
Basic knowledge of programming in C/C++ is strongly recommended.

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Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
TIE-52106 Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications, 5 cr TKT-2307 Wireless Sensor Network Applications, 5 cr  
TIE-52106 Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications, 5 cr TKT-2456 Wireless Sensor Networks, 5 cr  

More precise information per implementation

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TIE-52106 2014-01        

Last modified09.10.2014