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Connected Computing Environment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124080911, 9780124081116

Connected Computing Environment, Volume 90

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editor: Ali Hurson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124080911
eBook ISBN: 9780124081116
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 2nd December 2012
Page Count: 440
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Advances in Real-World Sensor Network System

1 Introduction

2 Transport Layer

3 Network Layer

4 Link Layer

5 Middleware

6 Operating Systems and Software

7 Experience of Real-World Sensor Network Deployment

8 Conclusion


Chapter 2. Novel System Architectures for Semantic-Based Integration of Sensor Networks

1 Introduction

2 Problem Statement

3 Existing Surveys and Their Criticism

4 Classification Criteria and the Classification Tree

5 Presentation of Existing Solutions

6 Comparative Analysis

7 An Original Contribution of Authors

8 Summary: Global Conclusion



Chapter 3. Mobility in Wireless Sensor Networks

1 Introduction

2 Platforms For Sensor Mobility

3 Algorithms For Blanket Coverage

4 Algorithms For Enhancing Barrier Coverage

5 Algorithms For Enhancing Event Coverage

6 Other Research Issues in Mobile Sensor Networks

7 Uncontrolled Sensor Mobility

8 Final Remarks


Chapter 4. A Classification of Data Mining Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks, and Classification Extension to Concept Modeling in System of Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Natural Language Processing

1 Introduction

2 Problem Statement

3 Classification Criteria and Classification Tree, on the Level of a Single Wireless Sensor Network

4 Presentation of Existing Solutions and Their Drawbacks

5 Classification Extension to Concept Modeling in Systems of Wireless Sensor Networks based on Natural Language Processing and Non-Uniform Semantics

6 Conclusion


Chapter 5. Multihoming: A Comprehensive Review

1 Introduction

2 Multihoming Types and Concepts

3 Designing for Multihoming

4 Operating Systems and Applications

5 Multihoming and Transport Protocols

6 Multihoming and Mobility Management

7 End-Host Multihoming

8 End-Site Multihoming

9 Hybrid Multihoming

10 Outlook and Conclusions


Chapter 6. Efficient Data Analytics Over Cloud

1 Introduction

2 Cloud Computing and Data Management

3 Technologies for Massive Data Processing

4 Querying Data Over Cloud

5 Cloud Data Management Middleware

6 Bringing Large Scale Data Management Applications Over Cloud

7 Research Problems, Discussion, and Conclusion



Author Index

Subject Index

Contents of Volumes in this Series


Since its first volume in 1960, Advances in Computers has presented detailed coverage of innovations in computer hardware, software, theory, design, and applications. It has also provided contributors with a medium in which they can explore their subjects in greater depth and breadth than journal articles usually allow. As a result, many articles have become standard references that continue to be of sugnificant, lasting value in this rapidly expanding field.

Key Features

  • In-depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology
  • Well-known authors and researchers in the field
  • Extensive bibliographies with most chapters
  • Many of the volumes are devoted to single themes or subfields of computer science


Researchers in high performance computer areas, hardware manufacturers, physics and scientific computation and computer science educational programs


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About the Serial Volume Editor

Ali Hurson

Ali Hurson

A. R. Hurson is currently a professor and Chair of Computer Science department at Missouri S&T. Before joining Missouri S&T, he was a professor of Computer Science and Engineering department at The Pennsylvania State University. His research for the past 30 years has been directed toward the design and analysis of general as well as special purpose computer architectures. His research has been supported by NSF, DARPA, the Department of Education, the Air Force, the Office of Naval Research, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, NCR Corp., General Electric, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Pennsylvania State University, and Missouri S & T. He has published over 300 technical papers in areas including multidatabases, global information sharing and processing, application of mobile agent technology, object oriented databases, mobile and pervasive computing environment, sensor and ad-hoc networks, computer architecture and cache memory, parallel and distributed processing, dataflow architectures, and VLSI algorithms. Dr. Hurson served as the Guest Co-Editor of special issues of the IEEE Proceedings on Supercomputing Technology, the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing on Load Balancing and Scheduling, the journal of integrated computer-aided engineering on multidatabase and interoperable systems, IEEE Transactions on Computers on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques, Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications, and Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing. He is the co-author of the IEEE Tutorials on Parallel Architectures for Database Systems, Multidatabase systems: An advanced solution for global information sharing, Parallel architectures for data/knowledge base systems, and Scheduling and Load Balancing in Parallel and Distributed Systems. He is also the guest Editor of advances in computers for Parallel, Distributed, and Pervasive Computing. Hurson is the Co-founder of the IEEE Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing (currently IPDPS) and IEEE conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications. Professor Hurson has been active in various IEEE/ACM Conferences and has given tutorials and invited lectures for various conferences and organizations on global information sharing, database management systems, supercomputer technology, data/knowledge-based systems, dataflow processing, scheduling and load balancing, parallel computing, and Pervasive computing. He served as a member of the IEEE Computer Society Press Editorial Board, an IEEE Distinguished speaker, editor of IEEE transactions on computers, editor of Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing, and IEEE/ACM Computer Sciences Accreditation Board. Currently, he is serving as an ACM distinguished speaker, area editor CSI Journal of Computer Science and Engineering, and Co-Editor-in-Chief Advances in Computers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair of Computer Science Department, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, USA