EPMOSt: An Energy-Efficient Passive Monitoring System for Wireless Sensor Networks
AbstractMonitoring systems are important for debugging and analyzing Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN). In passive monitoring, a monitoring network needs to be deployed in addition to the network to be monitored, named the target network. The monitoring network captures and analyzes packets transmitted by the target network. An energy-efficient passive monitoring system is necessary when we need to monitor a WSN in a real scenario because the lifetime of the monitoring network is extended and, consequently, the target network benefits from the monitoring for a longer time. In this work, we have identified, analyzed and compared the main passive monitoring systems proposed for WSN. During our research, we did not identify any passive monitoring system for WSN that aims to reduce the energy consumption of the monitoring network. Therefore, we propose an Energy-efficient Passive MOnitoring SysTem for WSN named EPMOSt that provides monitoring information using a Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) agent. Thus, any management tool that supports the SNMP protocol can be integrated with this monitoring system. Experiments with real sensors were performed in several scenarios. The results obtained show the energy efficiency of the proposed monitoring system and the viability of using it to monitor WSN in real scenarios. View Full-Text
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Garcia, F.P.; Andrade, R.M.C.; Oliveira, C.T.; de Souza, J.N. EPMOSt: An Energy-Efficient Passive Monitoring System for Wireless Sensor Networks. Sensors 2014, 14, 10804-10828.
Garcia FP, Andrade RMC, Oliveira CT, de Souza JN. EPMOSt: An Energy-Efficient Passive Monitoring System for Wireless Sensor Networks. Sensors. 2014; 14(6):10804-10828.Chicago/Turabian Style
Garcia, Fernando P.; Andrade, Rossana M.C.; Oliveira, Carina T.; de Souza, José N. 2014. "EPMOSt: An Energy-Efficient Passive Monitoring System for Wireless Sensor Networks." Sensors 14, no. 6: 10804-10828.