A Generic Architecture for Sensor Data Integration with the Grid

  • Jan Humble
  • Chris Greenhalgh
  • Alastair Hamsphire
  • Henk L. Muller
  • Stefan Rennick Egglestone
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3458)


This paper describes the design and implementation of a model of how to integrate sensors and devices into a Grid infrastructure. We describe its proxy-based approach, the port-type requirements and the set of tools implemented to facilitate configuration of experimental scenarios. Two real world devices, a wearable medical jacket and an Antarctic lake probe, deployed out in the field using this architecture are described, along with their relevance in scientific research.


Grid Service Generic Architecture Grid Infrastructure Globus Toolkit Dataflow Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Humble
    • 1
  • Chris Greenhalgh
    • 1
  • Alastair Hamsphire
    • 1
  • Henk L. Muller
    • 2
  • Stefan Rennick Egglestone
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Nottingham 
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Bristol 

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