Presence-Based Architecture for Wireless Sensor Networks Using Publish/Subscribe Paradigm

  • Ernesto García Davis
  • Anna Calveras Augé
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6649)


Ubiquitous communication is a key component of Ambient Intelligence, enabling objects to communicate with each-other by means of a wireless ad-hoc network. A presence service allows knowing the availability or responsiveness status of elements in a communication (entities). Traditionally, only human use this service, however all smart devices or objects (with embedded wireless sensor nodes) could interact with each other thus a presence service could also enhance communication among them. To achieve this objective we look into existing protocols to propose the requirements needed to provide presence service on Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN). The main contribution of this paper is the discussion of requirements for presence services on WSN and the new proposed architecture to cope with presence services in WSN.


Distributed Architecture Wireless Sensor Networks Presence Service Embedded Devices 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernesto García Davis
    • 1
  • Anna Calveras Augé
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Telematic EngineeringUniversitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.i2CAT FoundationBarcelonaSpain

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