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Sensors 2018, 18(4), 1059; doi:10.3390/s18041059

A Teleo-Reactive Node for Implementing Internet of Things Systems

División de Sistemas e Ingeniería Electrónica (DSIE), Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Campus Muralla del Mar, s/n, 30202 Cartagena, Murcia, Spain
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Received: 15 January 2018 / Revised: 4 March 2018 / Accepted: 30 March 2018 / Published: 1 April 2018
(This article belongs to the Section Internet of Things)
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Abstract

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of today’s main disruptive technologies and, although massive research has been carried out in recent years, there are still some open issues such as the consideration of software engineering methods and tools. We propose the adoption of the Teleo-Reactive approach in order to facilitate the development of Internet of Things systems as a set of communicating Teleo-Reactive nodes. The software behavior of the nodes is specified in terms of goals, perceptions and actions over the environment, achieving higher abstraction than using general-purpose programming languages and therefore, enhancing the involvement of non-technical users in the specification process. Throughout this paper, we describe the elements of a Teleo-Reactive node and a systematic procedure for translating Teleo-Reactive specifications into executable code for Internet of Things devices. The case study of a robotic agent is used in order to validate the whole approach. View Full-Text
Keywords: Internet of Things; Teleo-Reactive programming; multi-agent systems Internet of Things; Teleo-Reactive programming; multi-agent systems
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Sánchez, P.; Álvarez, B.; Antolinos, E.; Fernández, D.; Iborra, A. A Teleo-Reactive Node for Implementing Internet of Things Systems. Sensors 2018, 18, 1059.

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