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JProwler – A simple Wireless Network Simulator in Java

When I was a visiting researcher at the Institute of Software Integrated Systems at Vanderbuilt University in 2005, I learnt about a Wireless Network Simulator named JProwler. JProwler evolved from a simulator named PROWLER, short for Probabilistc Wireless Network Simulator. … Continue reading

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Reading thousand sensors in the blink of an eye

A cyber-physical system is formed by a network of interacting sensors and actuators. With the availability of small inexpensive sensor elements, such a network may contain thousands of interacting sensors. This makes such systems a little bit similar to biological … Continue reading

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Smart transducers – Networking sensors and actuators

Smart Transducers are sensors or actuators which are integrated with a local processing unit and a network interface. Continue reading

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A Time-Triggered Fieldbus Protocol: TTP/A

In a time-triggered protocol, the schedules for all messages are predefined and peridocal. So each node in an ensemble knows a priori when to send or when to expect to receive some message. For an overall communication cluster. Time-triggered systems … Continue reading

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