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.
|Unit name||Sensor Networks and Applications (Elite)|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology
School of Engineering & ICT
|Discipline||Computing and Information Systems|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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