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SignetLab2: A Modular Management Architecture for Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Riccardo Crepaldi
  • Albert F. Harris (III)
  • Andrea Zanella
  • Michele Zorzi
Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)

Large-scale deployed sensor networks have a wide range of possible applications, including a number of types of environmental monitoring. The primary challenge to designing deployable sensor network applications lies in the difficulty of building and managing testbeds. The main contribution of this work is a sensor network management system, called SignetLab2, that allows the control, visualization, and reprogramming of deployed sensor networks. This system facilitates rapid testing and debugging of sensor network applications on deployed networks. To show the ability of our management system, we also present the design of a fire alarm application for sensor networks. This application was designed and tested through the use of the SignetLab2 management system.

Keywords

Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Duty Cycle Network Lifetime 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Riccardo Crepaldi
    • 1
  • Albert F. Harris (III)
    • 2
  • Andrea Zanella
    • 1
  • Michele Zorzi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PadovaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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