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An Application of Specification-Based Design of Self-stabilization to Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Murat Demirbas
  • Anish Arora
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5340)

Abstract

In previous work, we have designed a tracking protocol, Stalk, for wireless sensor networks and proved it to be self-stabilizing at the pseudo-code (I/O automata) level. However, it is very challenging to achieve and verify self-stabilization of the same protocol at the implementation (TinyOS) level due to the size of the corresponding program at the implementation level. In this paper, we present a lightweight and practical method for specification-based design of stabilization and illustrate this method on the Stalk protocol as our case study.

Keywords

Wireless Sensor Network High Level Process Implementation Level Abstract System Tracking Path 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Murat Demirbas
    • 1
  • Anish Arora
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science & Engineering Dept.University at Buffalo, SUNYBuffaloUSA
  2. 2.Computer Science & Engineering Dept.The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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