A General Distributed Architecture for Resilient Monitoring over Heterogeneous Networks

  • Fábio Januário
  • Alberto Cardoso
  • Paulo Gil
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 423)


The growing developments on networked devices, with different communication structures and capabilities made possible the emergence of new architectures for monitoring systems. In the case of heterogeneous distributed environments, where knowledge, processing devices, sensors and actuators are distributed throughout the network, the design of such systems are challenging in terms of integration and, markedly, in security and state-awareness of the overall system. This work proposes a general distributed architecture, with supporting methods, for building a resilient monitoring system that can adaptively accommodate both cyber and physical anomalies. Its implementation relies on multi-agent systems within a distributed middleware.


Resilient systems distributed computing embedded systems multi-agents wireless sensor and actuator network heterogeneous networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fábio Januário
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alberto Cardoso
    • 2
  • Paulo Gil
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica, Faculdade de Ciências e TecnologiaUniversidade Nova de LisboaPortugal
  2. 2.Centre for Informatics and Systems (CISUC)University of CoimbraPortugal

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