Integrating Jade and MAPS for the Development of Agent-Based WSN Applications

  • Mariusz Mesjasz
  • Domenico Cimadoro
  • Stefano Galzarano
  • Maria Ganzha
  • Giancarlo Fortino
  • Marcin Paprzycki
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 446)


Recent years have seen rapid advancements in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and software agents resulting, among others, in maturation of their technology platforms. Furthermore, benefits of combining these research areas have been analyzed. The MAPS agent platform allows fusion of agents and WSNs. However, due to the hardware limitation, MAPS misses important functionalities needed, for instance, in advanced decision support. Such functions are available, among others, in the JADE agent platform, geared towards more powerful computing devices. Therefore, integration of MAPS and JADE had to be considered. The aim of this paper is to discuss technical issues involved in achieving this goal.


Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Mobile Agent Agent Platform Mobile Agent System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mariusz Mesjasz
    • 1
  • Domenico Cimadoro
    • 2
  • Stefano Galzarano
    • 2
  • Maria Ganzha
    • 3
    • 4
  • Giancarlo Fortino
    • 2
  • Marcin Paprzycki
    • 3
  1. 1.Warsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland
  2. 2.DEIS – University of CalabriaRendeItaly
  3. 3.Systems Research InstitutePolish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland
  4. 4.University of GdanskGdańskPoland

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