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Flexibility, timeliness and efficiency in fieldbus systems: the DISCO project

L. Almeida, J.A. Fonseca, A. Mota, P. Fonseca, E. Martins, P. Pedreiras, J. Ferreira, F. Coutinho
ETFA 2001. 8th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation. Proceedings (Cat. No.01TH8597)  
The requirement for flexible operation is becoming increasingly important in many distributed computer controlled systems, in order to cope with dynamic operational changes in a resource efficient way.  ...  The project addresses the issues of control requirements definition in a QoS perspective, flexible scheduling of both network traffic as well as nodes' computing load, and global system management techniques  ...  THE DISCO PROJECT The DISCO project (DIStributed embeddable systems for COntrol applications) has been set up in order to further develop techniques, architectures and protocols for building and operating  ... 
doi:10.1109/etfa.2001.996365 dblp:conf/etfa/AlmeidaFMFMPFC01 fatcat:6s2aogfblzf67gej3ob2ouqcpy

Implicit Sleep Mode Determination in Power Management of Event-Driven Deeply Embedded Systems [chapter]

André Sieber, Karsten Walther, Stefan Nürnberger, Jörg Nolte
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents the Ghost subsystem for efficient remote software maintenance in such networks.  ...  ABSTRACT The European project FRONTS aims at understanding adaptive large-scale heterogeneous wireless sensor networks acting in a dynamic environment.  ...  Saukh, and K. Rothermel. Flexcup: A flexible and efficient code update mechanism for sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02118-3_2 fatcat:prjsfyqcojcnpcetw7vfnvqwpy