Ubiquitous Hierarchical Generalized-Sensor Network: Architecture and Application

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 113)


A ubiquitous hierarchical generalized-sensor network (UHGSN) is presented as a typical network model for the future unified communication environment among human society, computer network and the real physical world. Two kinds of novel network elements, the sensor information processing unit and the hierarchical distributed agent server are introduced in this architecture for the effective information communication. The topology and addressing problems of the UHGSN architecture are analyzed in details, and the combined “key word” based characterized searching mechanism is discussed as the basic application in UHGSN, along with the corresponding protocol message definition. Simulation results show the advancements of the presented hierarchical architecture and the job-list based characterized searching mechanism.


Ubiquitous hierarchical generalized-sensor network (UHGSN) WSN Characterized searching RFID 



This research was supported by NSFC (No. 60932004), the National 973 Program (No. 2011CB302702), National 863 Program (No. 2009AA01A345), and Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (BUPT2009RC0126), P. R. China.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Information Photonics and Optical Communications (BUPT), Ministry of EducationBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingThe People’s Republic of China

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