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Wireless Sensor Networks: Virtual Platform for Performance Analysis and Attack Simulation

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Abstract

This chapter presents a virtual platform that is able to provide performance estimation of hardware/software systems, including communication networks (networked embedded systems). The framework is mainly focused on performance analysis of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) before deployment. The platform can also simulate the most common attacks that a WSN can suffer. This combination of unique features makes the virtual platform a key tool for simulating security in low power WSN at the first stages of the design process.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Álvaro Díaz
    • 1
  • Javier González
    • 1
  • Pablo Sánchez
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CantabriaETSIITSantanderSpain

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