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A Reference Architecture for Sensor Networks Integration and Management

  • Valentina Casola
  • Andrea Gaglione
  • Antonino Mazzeo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5659)

Abstract

Sensor networks have become a highly active research area due to their potential for providing diverse new capabilities for a wide variety of real world applications. Distributed applications require to collect information from a lot of different sensor systems, retrieved data are usually heterogeneous from many points of view and they need to be integrated to share a common objective. In this paper we present the SeNsIM framework, a scalable software architecture for the integration of heterogeneous sensor systems. SeNsIM enables the deployment of applications based on multiple sensor systems by providing a standard way to manage, query, and interact with sensors. We propose the architectural and data model of the SeNsIM framework and provide a method to describe sensor systems using XML as modeling language in order to facilitate sharing of structured data across them.

Keywords

Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Query Processing Sensor System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valentina Casola
    • 1
  • Andrea Gaglione
    • 1
  • Antonino Mazzeo
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica e SistemisticaUniversita’ degli Studi di NapoliFederico II NaplesItaly

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