Towards a resilient operating system for wireless sensor networks

Hyoseung Kim, Hojung Cha

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Active research has recently been conducted on large scale wireless sensor networks, especially network management and maintenance, but the technique for managing application errors on MMU-less sensor node devices has not been seriously considered. This paper presents a resilient operating system mechanism for wireless sensor networks. The proposed mechanism separates the kernel from the user execution area via dual mode operation, and the access violation of applications is controlled by static/dynamic code checking. The experiment results on a common sensor node show that the proposed mechanisms effectively protect the system from errant applications.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Event2006 USENIX Annual Technical Conference - Boston, United States
Duration: 2006 May 302006 Jun 3


Conference2006 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited States

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  • General Computer Science


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