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SOMM: A New Service Oriented Middleware for Generic Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks Based on Code Mobility
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Shahid Beheshti University, G. C., Tehran 1983963113, Iran
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Received: 1 October 2011; in revised form: 26 October 2011 / Accepted: 27 October 2011 / Published: 31 October 2011
Abstract: Although much research in the area of Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks (WMSNs) has been done in recent years, the programming of sensor nodes is still time-consuming and tedious. It requires expertise in low-level programming, mainly because of the use of resource constrained hardware and also the low level API provided by current operating systems. The code of the resulting systems has typically no clear separation between application and system logic. This minimizes the possibility of reusing code and often leads to the necessity of major changes when the underlying platform is changed. In this paper, we present a service oriented middleware named SOMM to support application development for WMSNs. The main goal of SOMM is to enable the development of modifiable and scalable WMSN applications. A network which uses the SOMM is capable of providing multiple services to multiple clients at the same time with the specified Quality of Service (QoS). SOMM uses a virtual machine with the ability to support mobile agents. Services in SOMM are provided by mobile agents and SOMM also provides a t space on each node which agents can use to communicate with each other.
Keywords: middleware; Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks; service oriented architecture; code mobility; TinyOS
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Faghih, M.M.; Moghaddam, M.E. SOMM: A New Service Oriented Middleware for Generic Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks Based on Code Mobility. Sensors 2011, 11, 10343-10371.
Faghih MM, Moghaddam ME. SOMM: A New Service Oriented Middleware for Generic Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks Based on Code Mobility. Sensors. 2011; 11(11):10343-10371.
Faghih, Mohammad Mehdi; Moghaddam, Mohsen Ebrahimi. 2011. "SOMM: A New Service Oriented Middleware for Generic Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks Based on Code Mobility." Sensors 11, no. 11: 10343-10371.