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Real-World Wireless Sensor Networks

Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop, REALWSN 2013, Como (Italy), September 19-20, 2013

  • Koen Langendoen
  • Wen Hu
  • Federico Ferrari
  • Marco Zimmerling
  • Luca Mottola
Conference proceedings

Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 281)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Philipp Sommer, Branislav Kusy, Adam McKeown, Raja Jurdak
      Pages 15-27
    3. Olga Saukh, David Hasenfratz, Christoph Walser, Lothar Thiele
      Pages 29-42
    4. Michael Methfessel, Stefan Lange, Rolf Kraemer, Mario Zessack, Peter Kollermann, Steffen Peter
      Pages 43-51
  3. Poster and Demo Abstracts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Rémy Léone, Jérémie Leguay, Paolo Medagliani, Claude Chaudet
      Pages 65-71
    3. Marie-Paule Uwase, Nguyen Thanh Long, Jacques Tiberghien, Kris Steenhaut, Jean-Michel Dricot
      Pages 79-83
    4. Richard Mietz, Carsten Buschmann, Dennis Boldt, Kay Römer, Stefan Fischer
      Pages 85-89
    5. Fiona Edwards-Murphy, Michele Magno, Aidan Frost, Amy Long, Naomi Corbett, Emanuel Popovici
      Pages 91-96
    6. Eduardo Feo-Flushing, Michal Kudelski, Jawad Nagi, Luca M. Gambardella, Gianni A. Di Caro
      Pages 97-101
  4. Low-level Components

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Ibrahim Ethem Bagci, Utz Roedig
      Pages 111-123
    3. Mario Paoli, Antonio Lo Russo, Ugo Maria Colesanti, Andrea Vitaletti
      Pages 125-137
    4. Markus Buschhoff, Christian Günter, Olaf Spinczyk
      Pages 139-151

About these proceedings


This edited book presents the results of the 5th Workshop on Real-world Wireless Sensor Networks (REALWSN). The purpose of this workshop  was to bring together researchers and practitioners working in the area of sensor networks, with focus on real-world experiments or deployments of wireless sensor networks. Included were, nonetheless, emerging forms of sensing such as those that leverage smart phones, Internet of Things, RFIDs, and robots. Indeed, when working with real-world experiments or deployments, many new or unforeseen issues may arise: the network environment may be composed of a variety of different technologies, leading to very heterogeneous network structures; software development for large scale networks poses new types of problems; the performance of prototype networks may differ significantly from the deployed system; whereas actual sensor network deployments may need a complex combination of autonomous and manual configuration. Furthermore, results obtained through simulation are typically not directly applicable to operational networks; it is therefore imperative for the community to produce results from experimental research. The workshop collected the state of the art in emerging and current research trends dealing with Real-world Wireless Sensor Networks, with the aim of representing a stepping stone for future research in this field.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Koen Langendoen
    • 1
  • Wen Hu
    • 2
  • Federico Ferrari
    • 3
  • Marco Zimmerling
    • 4
  • Luca Mottola
    • 5
  1. 1.Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies (QCAT)CSIRO ICT CentrePullenvaleAustralia
  3. 3.Computer Engineering and Networks Laboratory ETZ G81ETH ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  4. 4.Computer Engineering and Networks Laboratory ETZ G81ETH ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  5. 5.Dipartimento di Elettronica ed InformazionePolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Real-World Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Book Subtitle Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop, REALWSN 2013, Como (Italy), September 19-20, 2013
  • Editors Koen Langendoen
    Wen Hu
    Federico Ferrari
    Marco Zimmerling
    Luca Mottola
  • Series Title Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering
  • Series Abbreviated Title Lect. Notes Electrical Eng.
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-03070-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-37745-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-03071-5
  • Series ISSN 1876-1100
  • Series E-ISSN 1876-1119
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 261
  • Number of Illustrations 126 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Communications Engineering, Networks
    Computer Communication Networks
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From the book reviews:

“This book consists of 16 accepted papers of the 32 submitted and a set of poster and demo abstracts. … this book can be recommended to all postgraduates interested in this research and also engineers that plan to design and build sensor networks.” (D. Grigoras, Computing Reviews, October, 2014)