PROPERTY SERVICE ARCHITECTURE FOR DISTRIBUTED ROBOTIC AND SENSOR SYSTEMS

Antti Tikanmäki, Juha Röning

Abstract

This paper presents a general architecture for creating complex distributed software systems, called Property Service architecture. The system may contain resources like robots, sensors, and different kinds of system services, such as controller units, data storages, or a collective model of the environment. This architecture contains several solutions and distributed system design methods for developing advanced and complex systems. It also provides the possibility to add new resources to the system easily and during operation. Each service has a very simple generalized interface. This meets the requirements of distributed robotic applications, such as remote operation, multi-robot cooperation, and the robot's internal operation. The simplicity of the interface also provides a possibility to scale down the service even on the low-cost, low-performance microcontrollers used in small-sized robots. The main features of the architecture are the dynamic properties of the resources, automatic reconfiguration, and the high level of reusability of the implemented methods and algorithms.

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Tikanmäki A. and Röning J. (2007). PROPERTY SERVICE ARCHITECTURE FOR DISTRIBUTED ROBOTIC AND SENSOR SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 978-972-8865-83-2, pages 226-233. DOI: 10.5220/0001650002260233


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco07,
author={Antti Tikanmäki and Juha Röning},
title={PROPERTY SERVICE ARCHITECTURE FOR DISTRIBUTED ROBOTIC AND SENSOR SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},
year={2007},
pages={226-233},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001650002260233},
isbn={978-972-8865-83-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
TI - PROPERTY SERVICE ARCHITECTURE FOR DISTRIBUTED ROBOTIC AND SENSOR SYSTEMS
SN - 978-972-8865-83-2
AU - Tikanmäki A.
AU - Röning J.
PY - 2007
SP - 226
EP - 233
DO - 10.5220/0001650002260233