The ARUM Experimentation Platform: An Open Tool to Evaluate Mobile Systems Applications

  • Marc-Olivier Killijian
  • Matthieu Roy
  • Gaetan Severac


This paper present the ARUM robotic platform. Inspired by the needs of realism in mobile networks simulation, this platform is composed of small mobiles robots using real, but attenuated, Wi-Fi communication interfaces. To reproduce at a laboratory scale mobile systems, robots are moving in an 100 square meters area, tracked by a precise positioning system. In this document we present the rational of such simulation solution, provide its complete description, and show how it can be used for evaluation by briefly explaining how to implement specific algorithms on the computers embedded by the robots. This work is an application of multi-robotics to research, presenting solutions to important problems of multi-robotics.


Mobile Robot Mobile Node Mobility Pattern Mobile Platform Mobile System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc-Olivier Killijian
    • 1
  • Matthieu Roy
    • 1
  • Gaetan Severac
    • 2
  1. 1.LAAS-CNRSToulouseFrance
  2. 2.ONERA (DCSD), The French Aerospace LabUniversite de ToulouseToulouseFrance

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