Algorithms for generic role assignment in wireless sensor networks

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Algorithms for generic role assignment in wireless sensor networks
We consider configuration of wireless sensor networks, where certain functions must be automatically assigned to sensor nodes, such that the properties of a sensor node (e.g., remaining energy, network neighbors) match the requirements of the assigned function. Essentially, sensor nodes take on certain roles in the network as a result of configuration. To help developers with such configuration tasks for a variety of applications, we propose generic ignment as a programming abstraction, where roles and rules for their assignment can be easily specified using a configuration language. We present such a role specification language and distributed algorithms for role assignment according to such specifications. We evaluate our approach and show that efficient and robust generic role assignment is practically feasible for wireless sensor networks. Categories and Subject Descriptors: C.2.1 [ComputerCommunication Networks]: Network Architecture and Design;
Christian Frank, Kay Römer
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Updated 26 Jun 2010
Type Conference
Year 2005
Authors Christian Frank, Kay Römer
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