The paper "Sensory Life in Sensory World" was published by i-manager Publications in i-manager's Journal on Wireless Communication Networks on July 2017. It describes various physical features and key usages of the popular sensors. Furthermore, three major applications of wireless sensor networks in monitoring, healthcare, and military are mentioned in the paper. Since sensor localization and data mining are two important topics in sensor networks, their categories and characteristics are addressed too. Besides, some of the existing simulators are compared to each other.
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