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)

Abstract

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.

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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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