A Design of Lightweight Reprogramming for Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Aoi Hashizume
  • Hiroshi Mineno
  • Tadanori Mizuno
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 376)


Considering a maintenance of sensor networks, wireless reprogramming techniques are required. Particularly, when sensor networks are introduced to targeted environment, several parameters of sensor nodes must be calibrated, for example, sensing interval, data sending interval. To change these parameters, we don’t have to reprogram the whole of program. It is needed to update only program sections that include targeted variables in our sensor network. We designed and implemented a lightweight reprogramming scheme. This scheme doesn’t require reboot of sensor nodes, therefore we don’t have to stop the services in long term. Our proposal makes reprogramming efficient in respect of service availability and energy consumption.


Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Message Format Multihop Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aoi Hashizume
    • 1
  • Hiroshi Mineno
    • 2
  • Tadanori Mizuno
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Science and TechnologyShizuoka UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of InformaticsShizuoka UniversityHamamatsuJapan

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