DySSCo - A Protocol for Dynamic Self-Organizing Service Coverage

  • Martin Lipphardt
  • Jana Neumann
  • Sven Groppe
  • Christian Werner
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5343)


Service oriented middleware draws a lot of attention in current research on sensor networks. The automatic distribution of services within a network and the preservation of this distribution is a fundamental aspect of network applications with self-x properties. The network gains the ability to react on mobility, network fragmentation, node failures and new user demands. This paper proposes a distributed self-organizing algorithm for service distribution and preservation of this distribution using demanded coverages for the services. After discussing the theory of the convergence of the algorithm, this paper presents a real-world deployment of a sensor network scenario and evaluates the performance of the algorithm.


Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Mobile Agent Neighborhood Size 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Lipphardt
    • 1
  • Jana Neumann
    • 2
  • Sven Groppe
    • 2
  • Christian Werner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of TelematicsUniversity of LuebeckGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Information SystemsUniversity of LuebeckGermany

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