Course level

Undergraduate

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

1 Lecture hour, 2 Practical or Laboratory hours

Incompatible

CSSE7420, CSSE4003 (2012 only), ELEC4000 (2010, 2011)

Prerequisite

CSSE2310

Recommended prerequisite

Restricted

Maximum 40 students (with CSSE7420)

Assessment methods

Practicals 40%, projects 40%, final exam 20%

Course coordinator

Dr Adam Postula (adam@itee.uq.edu.au)

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school or faculty of your program.

Course description

(Offered on an occasional basis.) The course aims to provide students with a theoretical understanding of the fundamentals of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), plus experience in programming WSN systems through a major group project. Topics may include: fundamental principles of WSN operation; WSN hardware - processing, communications and sensors; WSN software - operating systems and programming languages; WSN communications - understanding all layers of the wireless communications data stack; WSN applications - how data is collected, transmitted, stored and accessed; WSN programming.