Wireless Networks of Embedded Systems

Code 1073I
Credits 6

Learning outcomes

The course aims at presenting the fundamental principles of Wireless Sensor Networks, with a specific focus on micro-kernels, IP programming, and Service Oriented Architectures. The approach of the Internet of Things will be followed. Technological add-up’s related to real-time programming will be also discussed.
• Introduction to WSN technology and applications
• Device architectures and components
• Low-level coding and Operating Systems
• Wireless Communication Techniques at PHY and MAC layer
• Characterization of IP-level communication protocols
• Basic programming for embedded systems
• Networking sample applications
• Sensor network abstraction (db-like)
• Case studies: Embedded Vision, Multinode Data Aggregation
• Real-world applications, notably Intelligent Transportation"