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Managing Complexity of Designing Routing Protocols Using a Middleware Approach [chapter]

Cosmina Ivan, Vasile Dadarlat, Kalman Pusztai
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The aim of this paper is to present a middleware-based approach for designing and managing routing protocols based on the idea of decomposing routing protocols into fundamental building blocks and identifying  ...  the role of each component, and also to propose a framework for composing dynamically new routing protocols making use of a distributed object platform.  ...  A New Approach for Designing Protocols A routing protocol allows the communication nodes of different networks to exchange information in order to update and maintain routing tables.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-47961-9_57 fatcat:t6y6lldrhzh7vk56naslhzq4qa


Lipo Chan, Shanika Karunasekera, Aaron Harwood, Egemen Tanin
2007 Proceedings of the 2nd workshop on Middleware for service oriented computing held at the ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference - MW4SOC '07  
However, the current approach for designing P2P applications introduce issues that prevent the development of high quality complex P2P applications.  ...  In this paper, we discuss the design principles and the components of CAE-SAR middleware, as well as our experiences in using CAE-SAR to develop several service-oriented P2P applications.  ...  In this section, we outline the design goals of CAESAR, which provides a basis for building complex P2P applications using a service-oriented approach.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1388336.1388338 dblp:conf/middleware/ChanKHT07 fatcat:6xpz5q3nrzgnndordyi2zumtei

ROAM: Supporting safety critical applications in MANETs with cross-layer middleware

Sarogini Grace Pease
2013 2013 IEEE 14th International Symposium on "A World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks" (WoWMoM)  
Lin Guan for their invaluable supervision of this project.  ...  Future work to extend this project will be to explore the feasibility of the middleware approach in a testbed environment.  ...  Therefore, while the approach is scalable to multiple protocols, the implementation is specific to MANET protocols as the API are used to manipulate and monitor particular protocol data structures.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wowmom.2013.6583432 dblp:conf/wowmom/Pease13 fatcat:qcl4suotmfgormbm7iqnvk3hcy

Extending middleware frameworks for Wireless Sensor Networks

Syed Rehan Afzal, Christophe Huygens, Wouter Joosen
2009 2009 International Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications & Workshops  
Illustrated by a health monitoring use case, we propose an enhanced middleware framework that better addresses the needs of WSN applications.  ...  Middleware for distributed systems is a relatively mature research area with a considerable amount of work done on the aforementioned topics.  ...  Hence we choose the following routing architecture: • TmoteSky: Employs Dynamic Source Routing Protocol (DSR) [4] , which is a very efficient source routing based protocol. • SunSPOT: Make use of AODV  ... 
doi:10.1109/icumt.2009.5345420 dblp:conf/icumt/AfzalHJ09 fatcat:kdy542vezvcdbchgtf7q24gqpa

Performance and Challenges of Service-Oriented Architecture for Wireless Sensor Networks

Remah Alshinina, Khaled Elleithy
2017 Sensors  
This approach is deployed in parking lots which use WSNs and SOA to design suitable applications to manage this system [12] .  ...  SOA is a software design that allows communication between the hardware and applications through a secure protocol independent of the product and technologies.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17030536 pmid:28282896 pmcid:PMC5375822 fatcat:7gclagtaevfzzpdirbtvbogfri

AGORA: an integrated approach for collaboration in MANETs

Marcel Arrufat, Gerard París, Pedro García López
2008 Proceedings of the 1st International ICST Conference on Mobile Wireless Middleware, Operating Systems and Applications  
and group services to application plug-ins, and finally, a routing layer in charge of providing efficient group communication.  ...  In order to reduce application development difficulty and adjust to MANET specific requirements, middleware approaches seem a good alternative for developing new collaboration applications.  ...  This middleware approaches provide high level services which can be used by applications in order to construct more complex and flexible applications.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.mobilware2008.2883 dblp:conf/mobilware/ArrufatPL08 fatcat:zwsjvdviv5an7nvc2koryzsfdq

Context-aware routing in wireless mesh networks

Peizhao Hu, Marius Portmann, Ricky Robinson, Jadwiga Indulska
2008 Proceedings of the 2nd ACM international conference on Context-awareness for self-managing systems - CASEMANS '08  
We propose adopting a reconfigurable context management system to simplify the task of accessing a variety of information required by adaptive routing protocols and to hide the low-level complexities of  ...  In addition, we show how our middleware supports faulttolerance of various information failures, freeing protocol developers to concentrate on improving the routing mechanism and the metric information  ...  This approach frees protocol designers from concerns about low-level information access complexities and allows them to concentrate on the actual routing mechanism or the design of the routing metric.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1367943.1367945 dblp:conf/pervasive/HuPRI08 fatcat:silzblpibnhzze2vz3jtxp4o3m

Layered view of QoS issues in IP-based mobile wireless networks

Haowei Bai, Mohammed Atiquzzaman, David J. Lilja
2006 International Journal of Communication Systems  
Furthermore, QoS provisioning is required at various layers of the IP protocol stack to guarantee different types of service requests, giving rise to issues related to cross-layer design methodology.  ...  This paper reviews issues and prevailing solutions to performance enhancements and QoS provisioning for IP services over mobile wireless networks from a layered and cross-layer design point of view.  ...  Please refer to [7] for a detailed analysis of transport layer design approach in mobile wireless networks.  ... 
doi:10.1002/dac.778 fatcat:bhdazbheqvgkznrzsbroeu73zi

A common API for hybrid group communication

Matthias Wahlisch, Thomas C. Schmidt, Georg Wittenburg
2009 2009 IEEE 34th Conference on Local Computer Networks  
First, we explore the problem space of designing a protocol stack for hybrid group communication that covers structured P2P networks.  ...  Recent efforts are made to construct a globally accessible group communication service by a simultaneous use of network and application layer multicast.  ...  This approach of a universal routing protocol as part of the middleware layer may conflict with the forwarding strategy pursued by services above CAST.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lcn.2009.5355084 dblp:conf/lcn/WahlischSW09 fatcat:hzudb74asjbh3auhdvzjgeuwze

Senceive: A Middleware for a Wireless Sensor Network

Christian Hermann, Waltenegus Dargie
2008 22nd International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (aina 2008)  
power management, self-organising, medium access and routing protocols; and to reduce the cost of sensing nodes so that dense and robust deployment is possible.  ...  A significant amount of research effort is being carried out by the research community to increase the scope and usefulness of wireless sensor networks; to optimise life time by developing energy efficient  ...  The middleware is designed as database system like TinyDB; the basic three tiered architecture is inspired by Crossbows MoteWorks; the implemented routing protocols are improved versions of the sdlib protocols  ... 
doi:10.1109/aina.2008.34 dblp:conf/aina/HermannD08 fatcat:pqxlgayl5zeyblwxvaporacjnu

Middleware to support sensor network applications

W.B. Heinzelman, A.L. Murphy, H.S. Carvalho, M.A. Perillo
2004 IEEE Network  
We also overview a variety of related middleware and argue that no existing approach provides all the management tools required by sensor network applications.  ...  Often the combination of characteristics from the environment and application drive the design of the middleware.  ...  However, to make these protocols more useful, application designers would benefit from a middleware that encapsulates the protocols, providing a high-level interface.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mnet.2004.1265828 fatcat:7a4eru5q25dhbaaomwhzhz7efu

Trends in Middleware for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Salem Hadim, Jameela Al-Jaroodi, Nader Mohamed
2006 Journal of Communications  
The use of middleware has extended from simply facilitating applications' communication to a broad set of services supporting a huge spectrum of networked and distributed computing environments.  ...  The paper also evaluates these approaches in terms of the identified categories such as support for mobility, openness and heterogeneity, and the ease of use.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors wish to thank the editors of the Journal of Communications (JCM) for their invitation to contribute with this paper.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jcm.1.4.11-21 fatcat:phdhpwhnkvdgbij3gen5jgpbre

Middleware: Middleware Challenges and Approaches for Wireless Sensor Networks

S. Hadim, N. Mohamed
2006 IEEE Distributed Systems Online  
Using middleware to bridge the gap between applications and low-level constructs is a novel approach to resolving many wireless sensor network issues and enhancing application development.  ...  The design and development of a successful middleware layer must address many challenges dictated by WSN characteristics on one hand and the applications on the other.  ...  This approach introduces a new dimension in middleware design by supplementing an architecture that reaches the network protocol stack.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mdso.2006.19 fatcat:bv2vwubuxzchtjvbcmpp6qew5i

Wireless Sensor Network Management and Functionality: An Overview

Dimitrios GEORGOULAS, Keith BLOW
2009 Wireless Sensor Network  
The middleware solution is also investigated through a critical presentation and analysis of some of the most well established approaches.  ...  Considerable research has been focused at overcoming these deficiencies through more energy efficient routing, localization algorithms and system design.  ...  The use of a virtual machine inside a middleware is a flexible approach since it can allow a programmer to partition a large application into smaller modules.  ... 
doi:10.4236/wsn.2009.14032 fatcat:tmgi5xe65fas3g4maeqzpa77u4

In Vivo Evaluation of the Secure Opportunistic Schemes Middleware using a Delay Tolerant Social Network [article]

Corey E. Baker, Allen Starke, Tanisha G. Hill-Jarrett, Janise McNair
2017 arXiv   pre-print
The feasibility of creating a delay tolerant social network is demonstrated by using SOS to power AlleyOop Social, a secure delay tolerant networking research platform that serves as a real-life mobile  ...  A major evolution would be to leverage the characteristics of OSNs to evaluate the effectiveness of the many routing schemes developed by the research community in real-world scenarios.  ...  Due to the modular nature of the SOS middleware, additional routing protocols can be added to the routing manager.  ... 
arXiv:1703.08947v2 fatcat:mutp7uudo5fchf5446rsr47qry
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