Resilient Supervision System over WSAN - A Distributed Multi-Agent Architecture

Fábio Januário, Amâncio Santos, Catarina Lucena, Luis Palma, Alberto Cardoso, Paulo Gil

Abstract

Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks enable flexibility, low operational and maintenance costs, as well as scalability in a variety of scenarios. However, in the context of remote control and monitoring applications the use of Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks can impact the system’s performance due to several factors, such as outliers in sampled raw data, communication breakdown or owing to security issues. In order to improve the overall system’s resilience, this paper proposes a distributed hierarchical multi-agent architecture where each agent is responsible for a specific task. Experimental results collected from a laboratory test-bed show the relevance of incorporating the proposed methodology in the context of monitoring and networked control systems over Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks.

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Januário F., Santos A., Lucena C., Palma L., Cardoso A. and Gil P. (2014). Resilient Supervision System over WSAN - A Distributed Multi-Agent Architecture . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS, ISBN 978-989-758-001-7, pages 119-126. DOI: 10.5220/0004725501190126


in Bibtex Style

@conference{sensornets14,
author={Fábio Januário and Amâncio Santos and Catarina Lucena and Luis Palma and Alberto Cardoso and Paulo Gil},
title={Resilient Supervision System over WSAN - A Distributed Multi-Agent Architecture},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS,},
year={2014},
pages={119-126},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004725501190126},
isbn={978-989-758-001-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS,
TI - Resilient Supervision System over WSAN - A Distributed Multi-Agent Architecture
SN - 978-989-758-001-7
AU - Januário F.
AU - Santos A.
AU - Lucena C.
AU - Palma L.
AU - Cardoso A.
AU - Gil P.
PY - 2014
SP - 119
EP - 126
DO - 10.5220/0004725501190126