A Domain Specific Platform for Engineering Well Founded Measurement Applications

Florent Bourgeois, Philippe Studer, Bernard Thirion, Jean-Marc Perronne

Abstract

Mobile platforms, such as smartphones, are now embedding more processing and communication capabilities than ever. They offer generally a set of standard built-in sensors to measure their surroundings and potentially increase their knowledge about the environment. Moreover their communication capabilities allow easy access to external devices and remotely accessible sensing nodes or more general services. Nevertheless, despite their obvious ability to provide rich data visualization, only a few applications propose using mobile platforms as a flexible and user-friendly measuring process assistant. This paper proposes the description of a system able to model and design mobile and well-founded domain specific measuring processes, supporting physical as well as non-physical quantities. The soundness of the application and its conformance to metrology rules is ensured through the use of quantities semantic, dimensional analysis and adherence to the representational theory of measurement. The conformance verification gives to non-metrology specialists the ability to design and configure rigorous mobile applications dedicated to assist an end-user in its usual and specific measuring needs and habits, while limiting erroneous results due to manipulation errors.

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Bourgeois F., Studer P., Thirion B. and Perronne J. (2015). A Domain Specific Platform for Engineering Well Founded Measurement Applications . In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications - Volume 1: ICSOFT-EA, (ICSOFT 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-114-4, pages 309-318. DOI: 10.5220/0005512103090318


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@conference{icsoft-ea15,
author={Florent Bourgeois and Philippe Studer and Bernard Thirion and Jean-Marc Perronne},
title={A Domain Specific Platform for Engineering Well Founded Measurement Applications},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications - Volume 1: ICSOFT-EA, (ICSOFT 2015)},
year={2015},
pages={309-318},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005512103090318},
isbn={978-989-758-114-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications - Volume 1: ICSOFT-EA, (ICSOFT 2015)
TI - A Domain Specific Platform for Engineering Well Founded Measurement Applications
SN - 978-989-758-114-4
AU - Bourgeois F.
AU - Studer P.
AU - Thirion B.
AU - Perronne J.
PY - 2015
SP - 309
EP - 318
DO - 10.5220/0005512103090318