A Design Framework for Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Mats Neovius
  • Lu Yan
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 212)


Wireless sensor networks (sensornets) are wirelessly communicating smart gadgets with the capability of sensing the environment. With the immense applicability of sensornets, there is an increasing need of a general organisational and architectural development framework for sensornet systems. This paper outlines an abstract framework for modelling responsibilities and tasks to sets of nodes according to their vocation. These guidelines are presented with the intension to ease reasoning about a sensornet as a system, and its applications.


Sensor Network Wireless Sensor Network Cluster Head Query Propagation Gateway Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mats Neovius
    • 1
  • Lu Yan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information TechnologiesÅbo Akademi UniversityTurkuFinland

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