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Computer Communication Networks and Telecommunications

Wireless Sensor Networks

Third European Workshop, EWSN 2006, Zurich, Switzerland, February 13-15, 2006, Proceedings

Editors: Römer, Kay, Karl, Holger, Mattern, Friedemann (Eds.)

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This volume contains the proceedings of EWSN 2006, the third in a series of - ropean workshops on wireless sensor networks. The workshop took place at ETH Zurich from February 13 to 15, 2006. Its objective was to present, discuss, and explore the latest technical developments in the ?eld of wireless sensor networks, as well as potential future directions. Wireless sensor networks provide a bridge between traditional information systems and the physical world, with collections of wirelessly networked s- sor nodes being deployed in our physical environment to cooperatively monitor real-world phenomena, but also to control aspects of the physical world. In c- trast to traditional computing systems which are mostly decoupled from the real world,wirelesssensornetworksareinherentlyandcloselyintegratedwiththereal world, with data about the physical environment being captured and processed automatically, online, and in real time. This paradigmatic change comes with a number of conceptual and technical challenges involving a wide range of dis- plines in computer science and electrical engineering, but also material sciences, MEMS technology, and power engineering, thus making wireless sensornetworks a multidisciplinary area of research. This workshop series aims at providing a high-level scienti?c forum to implement the cross-disciplinary exchange of ideas andresultsthatisessentialforthistypeofresearcharea. WhilebasedinEurope, the workshop serves as a truly international forum with 40% of the submissions originating from Europe, 38% from Asia and Australia, 20% from the Americas, and2%fromAfrica. Wireless sensor networks has become an active and popular research area, which is witnessed by the 133 submissions we received from authors all over the world. TheProgramCommitteechose21papersforinclusionintheworkshop.

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Table of contents (24 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Wireless Sensor Networks
Book Subtitle
Third European Workshop, EWSN 2006, Zurich, Switzerland, February 13-15, 2006, Proceedings
Editors
  • Kay Römer
  • Holger Karl
  • Friedemann Mattern
Series Title
Computer Communication Networks and Telecommunications
Series Volume
3868
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-32159-0
DOI
10.1007/11669463
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-32158-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 348
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