Flexible Sensor Network Reprogramming for Logistics


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Evers, L. and Havinga, P.J.M. and Kuper, J. (2007) Flexible Sensor Network Reprogramming for Logistics. In: Proceedings of the Fourth IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems, MASS 2007, 8 - 11 October 2007, Pisa, Italy.

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Abstract:Besides the currently realized applications, Wireless Sensor
Networks can be put to use in logistics processes. However, doing so requires a level of flexibility and safety not provided by the current WSN software platforms. This paper discusses a logistics scenario, and presents SensorScheme, a runtime environment used to realize this scenario, based on semantics of the Scheme programming language. SensorScheme is a general purpose WSN platform, providing dynamic reprogramming, memory safety (sandboxing), blocking I/O, marshalled communication, compact code transport. It improves on the state of the art by making better use of the little available memory, thereby providing greater capability in terms of program size and complexity. We illustrate the use of our platform with some application examples, and provide experimental results to show its
compactness, speed of operation and energy efficiency.
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Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
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Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/64435
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MOBHOC.2007.4428659
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