Publication

Object-Oriented Multi-Layer Router with Application on Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks
Object-Oriented Multi-Layer Router with Application on Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks
D. Villa; F.J. Villanueva; F. Moya; G. Urzaiz; F. Rincón; J.C. López
Cenference: International Conference on Networks
Location: Nueva Delhi
Date: 09/12/2008 - 12/12/2008
Pages: 1-7
ISBN: 978-1-4244-3805-1
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Abstract
This paper introduces a novel approach to transport messages between a backbone network and a device network (SAN) in a seamless way, even when these networks use incompatible protocols or technologies. The paper shows how to leverage a general purpose distributed object oriented middleware to encapsulate and send messages as object invocations. Devices and routers are modeled as standard distributed objects. Furthermore, two different facets are available: the programmer may choose whether this mechanism is transparent to the client application using a socket-like API or by contrast she may directly invoke methods on a remote object. An early prototype will be discussed to illustrate this approach.