Courses & Units

Sensor Networks and Applications (Elite) KIT317

Introduction

Sensor networks are found everywhere: industry processes, cars, airplanes, robots, in the environment, farms, in hospitals, on space and on our phones. Sensors play a key role in our daily life activities. This unit will introduce students to ways of planning and deploying sensor networks. Students will gain deep understanding on software, hardware, communication protocols, data formats and data analysis tools available for planning, deploying and maintaining sensor networks.

The aim of this unit is to introduce you to modern technologies on sensor networks. The objective is to increase your awareness of the role of sensor networks in our society and their potential with growing data sharing activities. This unit also seeks to develop critical thinking while considering sensor networks and, based on practical field components, provide you with the opportunity to deploy your own sensor network.

Summary

Unit name Sensor Networks and Applications (Elite)
Unit code KIT317
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Engineering & ICT
Discipline Computing and Information Systems
Coordinator

Paulo de Souza

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

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Requisites

Prerequisites

DN/HD in any four intermediate/advanced KIT units

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • KIT417

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Intensive mode: 20hrs lectures, 20hrs tutorials offered over a 3 week period

Assessment

40% 2-hr exam, 60% in-semester (4 assignments worth 2 x 10%, 2 x 20%)

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Textbooks

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