An open and integrated management platform for wireless sensor networks

Michael N. Kalochristianakis, Vasileios Gkamas, G. Mylonas, S. Nikoletseas, E. Varvarigos, J. Rolim

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We present the conceptual basis and the initial planning for an open source management architecture for wireless sensor networks (WSN). Although there is an abundance of open source tools serving the administrative needs of WSN deployments, there is a lack of tools or platforms for high level integrated WSN management. This is because of a variety of factors, including the lack of open source management tools, the immaturity of tools that offer manageability for WSNs, the limited high level management capabilities of sensor devices and architectures, and the lack of standardization. The current work is, to our knowledge, the first effort to conceptualize, formalize and design a remote, integrated management platform for the support of WSN research laboratories. The platform is based on the integration and extension of two innovative platforms: jWebDust, a WSN operation and management platform, and OpenRSM, an open source integrated remote systems and network management platform. The proposed system architecture can support several levels of integration (infrastructure management, functionality integration, firmware management), corresponding to different use-cases and application settings.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2009 International Symposium on Autonomous Decentralized Systems, ISADS 2009
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Symposium on Autonomous Decentralized Systems 2009 - Titania Hotel, Athens, Greece
Duration: 23 Mar 200925 Mar 2009 (Conference Proceedings)


ConferenceInternational Symposium on Autonomous Decentralized Systems 2009
Abbreviated titleISADS 2009
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  • Open source
  • Pervasive communications
  • Remote management
  • Wireless sensor networks

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