Advances in Wireless Sensor Networks and Communication Technology

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2024

Special Issue Editors

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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA
Interests: wireless communications; adaptive machine learning; adaptive signal processing; error correcting codes; optimization algorithms
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, California State University, Fresno, CA 93740, USA
Interests: underwater communications; visible light communications; applied machine learning; wireless communications; wireless networking; digital signal processing
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Special Issue Information

Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and communication technology play pivotal roles in modern-day connectivity and data transmission across various domains. With continuous advancements in these fields, there is a pressing need to explore innovative solutions to enhance efficiency, reliability, and security in wireless communication systems. This Special Issue aims to delve into the latest developments and breakthroughs in wireless sensor networks and communication technologies, offering insights into cutting-edge research and addressing emerging challenges. The objective is to foster collaboration among researchers, engineers, and practitioners to propel the field forward and facilitate its application in diverse domains. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

Integration of Internet of Things (IoT) with wireless sensor networks;

Energy-efficient communication protocols for WSNs;

Reconfigurable intelligent surfaces;

Data fusion algorithm for wireless sensor networks;

Advances in wireless communication technologies (e.g., 5G, Wi-Fi 6);

Security and privacy issues in wireless sensor networks;

Machine learning and artificial intelligence for wireless communication systems;

Millimeter wave (mmWave) and terahertz (THz) communications;

Wireless communication for autonomous vehicles;

Cellular networks (e.g., 4G, 5G, 6G);

Localization and tracking techniques in wireless sensor networks;

Cognitive radio networks and dynamic spectrum access techniques for WSNs;

IoT connectivity and interoperability challenges;

Real-time applications and deployment strategies for WSNs;

Emerging trends and future directions in wireless communication technology.

By addressing these topics, this Special Issue aims to provide valuable insights and advancements in wireless sensor networks and wireless communication technology, contributing to the growth and innovation in this dynamic field.

Dr. Michel Kulhandjian
Dr. Hovannes Kulhandjian
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • wireless sensor networks
  • wireless communication technology
  • reconfigurable intelligent surfaces
  • data fusion algorithm
  • autonomous vehicles
  • cellular networks
  • cognitive radio networks

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