Applying domain specific modeling for environmental sensing using wireless sensor network

Mohammad Fajar, Kenji Hisazumi, Tsuneo Nakanishi, Akira Fukuda

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In order to provide an easy way to develop Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) applications. Current proposals apply abstraction mechanisms of software engineering, to hide complexity and implementation details of WSN. However, most of them are focused on implementation issues and platform-dependent solution thus, resulting designs are difficult to be reused. Moreover, these proposals do not provide a way how to specify a network architecture for application and how to control task allocation for each node or a group of node. This study addresses these issues and proposes a new high-level of abstraction model based on Domain Specific Modeling (DSM) which enables developers to build WSN applications using logical and physical abstraction model, task allocation as well as automation via code generation. Evaluation results on a case study indicate that the use of proposed model is capable to increase productivity in development time about 6 times than manual approach. While evaluation of quality of generated codes in simulation environment shows the effectiveness of processing task in the case study, average calculation at intermediate nodes can reduce the cost of communication significantly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)296-305
Number of pages10
JournalAsian Journal of Information Technology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atmospheric Science


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