An Experimental Comparison of Event Driven and Multi-Threaded Sensor Node Operating Systems

Duffy, Cormac and Roedig, Utz and Herbert, John and Sreenan, Cormac J. (2007) An Experimental Comparison of Event Driven and Multi-Threaded Sensor Node Operating Systems. In: Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, 2007. PerCom Workshops '07. Fifth Annual IEEE International Conference on. IEEE, pp. 267-271. ISBN 0-7695-2788-4

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Abstract

Two different operating system types are currently considered for sensor networks: event driven and multi-threaded. This paper compares the two well-known operating systems TinyOS (event driven) and MANTIS (multi-threaded) regarding their memory usage, power consumption and processing capabilities. TinyOS and MANTIS are both ported to the DSYS25 sensor platform. Both operating systems are used to execute the same sensor network application and the aforementioned parameters of interest are measured. The results presented in this paper show for which set of applications each operating system is preferable.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qa75
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 12994
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 21 Jun 2008 22:03
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2019 23:44
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/12994

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