Finne, Niclas and Eriksson, Joakim and Dunkels, Adam and Voigt, Thiemo (2008) Experiences from two sensor network deployments: self-monitoring and self-configuration keys to success. In: Wired/Wireless Internet Communications: 6th International Conference, WWIC 2008: Proceedings , 28-30 May 2008, Tampere, Finland.
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Despite sensor network protocols being self-configuring, sensor network deployments continue to fail. We report our experience from two recently deployed IP-based multi-hop sensor networks: one in-door surveillance network in a factory complex and a combined out-door and in-door surveillance network. Our experiences highlight that adaptive protocols alone are not sufficient, but that an approach to self-monitoring and self-configuration that covers more aspects than protocol adaptation is needed. Based on our experiences, we design and implement an architecture for self-monitoring of sensor nodes. We show that the self-monitoring architecture detects and prevents the problems with false alarms encountered in our deployments. The architecture also detects software bugs by monitoring actual and expected duty-cycle of key components of the sensor node. We show that the energy-monitoring architecture detects bugs that cause the radio chip to be active longer than expected.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Additional Information:||ISBN 978-3-540-68805-1. Lecture notes in computer science; 5031. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-68807-5.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Wireless sensor networks; self-monitoring; self-configuration; deployment experiences|
|Deposited By:||Niclas Finne|
|Deposited On:||11 Jul 2008|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2009 16:19|
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