Wireless Sensor Networks: Concepts, Protocols and Applications

Modul Number11864
Responsible Staff MemberDr. Ing. Brzozowski, Marcin
Direct contactElisabeth Vogel, M.Sc.
Language of Teaching / ExaminationEnglish
Teaching me­thodsLecture + Exercise
Duration1 semester
Frequency of OfferEvery winter semester
Recommended PrerequisitesBasic knowledge of technical computer science concepts and communication systems.
ContentsArchitecture of sensor networks, node-architectures, MAC protocols, addressing, routing, synchronisation, operating systems, topology management, applications, security and key-exchange protocols.
Learning OutcomeParticipants know the architecture of wireless sensor networks. They can select and classify protocols for different applications. Participants can design and understand complex protocols. They understand the connection between physical impacts on communication and necessary technical means to keep the network alive. They can design own networks and argue about the design decisions. They can judge about future developments.
Module ExaminationPrerequisite + Final Module Examination (MAP)
Assessment Mode for Module ExaminationPrerequisite:
  • Successful completion of exercise assignments
Final module examination:
  • Written examination, 90 min. OR
  • Oral examination, 30 min. (with small number of participants)

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