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Sensors 2014, 14(1), 779-794; doi:10.3390/s140100779
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Ubiquitous Virtual Private Network: A Solution for WSN Seamless Integration

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Received: 5 November 2013 / Revised: 16 December 2013 / Accepted: 2 January 2014 / Published: 6 January 2014
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Abstract

Sensor networks are becoming an essential part of ubiquitous systems and applications. However, there are no well-defined protocols or mechanisms to access the sensor network from the enterprise information system. We consider this issue as a heterogeneous network interconnection problem, and as a result, the same concepts may be applied. Specifically, we propose the use of object-oriented middlewares to provide a virtual private network in which all involved elements (sensor nodes or computer applications) will be able to communicate as if all of them were in a single and uniform network.
Keywords: wireless sensor network; sensor actuator network; virtual network; network-integration wireless sensor network; sensor actuator network; virtual network; network-integration
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Villa, D.; Moya, F.; Villanueva, F.J.; Aceña, O.; López, J.C. Ubiquitous Virtual Private Network: A Solution for WSN Seamless Integration. Sensors 2014, 14, 779-794.

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