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EL2747 Programming Wireless Sensor Network - A System Perspective 7.5 credits

In this class we introduce you to wireless sensor networks (WSN). Lectures combined with hands-on labs and projects give you the knowledge and hands-on experience to design and implement own communication protocols, algorithms, and applications.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus EL2747 (Autumn 2010–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Introduction to Wireless Sensor Networks, Operating Systems and Basic Communication, Medium Access Control, Contiki Programming, Advanced Communication Protocols, TinyOS Programming, High Level Programming, Programming Communication Functionality,

Intended learning outcomes

In this class we introduce you to wireless sensor networks (WSN). Lectures combined with hands-on labs and projects give you the knowledge and hands-on experience to design and implement own communication protocols, algorithms, and applications.

Course disposition

Lectures, Homeworks, Project

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

120hp, english B or equivalent

Recommended prerequisites

  • The class targets PhD students in electrical engineering, computer science, and related programs.
  • Master level students can be admitted upon request, please contact Olaf Landsiedel (oland AT kth DOT se).
  • Non KTH students are also very welcome to take this class, please contact Olaf Landsiedel (oland AT kth DOT se)
  • You shall have some background in communication systems, for example, some class on mobile or wireless communication.
  • As this class includes hands-on programming of wireless sensor networks, some background in programming C or C++ is essential.

Equipment

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Literature

See course homepage

http://www.ee.kth.se/~oland/teaching/wsn2010/index.html

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F

Examination

  • INL1 - Homework, 5.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project, 2.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Homeworks,. project

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web EL2747

Offered by

Main field of study

Electrical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Olof Landsiedel