Reasoning-based context-aware workflow management in wireless sensor network

Tong, Endong, Niu, Wenjia, Tang, Hui, Li, Gang and Zhao, Zhijun 2012, Reasoning-based context-aware workflow management in wireless sensor network, in Service-oriented computing - ICSOC 2011 Workshops, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, pp.270-282.

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Title Reasoning-based context-aware workflow management in wireless sensor network
Author(s) Tong, Endong
Niu, Wenjia
Tang, Hui
Li, Gang
Zhao, Zhijun
Title of book Service-oriented computing - ICSOC 2011 Workshops
Editor(s) Pallis, George
Jmaiel, Mohamed
Charfi, Anis
Graupner, Sven
Karabulut, Yücel
Guinea, Sam
Rosenberg, Florian
Sheng, Quan Z.
Pautasso, Cesare
Mokhtar, Sonia Ben
Publication date 2012
Series Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 7221
Chapter number 27
Total chapters 31
Start page 270
End page 282
Total pages 13
Publisher Springer-Verlag
Place of Publication Heidelberg, Germany
Keyword(s) wireless sensor network
workflow
context-aware
rulebased reasoning
resource reuse
Summary Workflow technology is regarded as the automation of an execution process in which the information or tasks are passed from one service to another, according to the predefined execution sequence. Recently, workflow technology has been successfully used in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) for service composition. Although workflows can dynamically change according to current context, there is still limited work to facilitate the atomic services reuse.

In this paper, we propose a reasoning-based context-aware workflow management(Recow) approach, in which a rule-based reasoning module is responsible for extract semantic information so that the lower sensor data will have a loose couple connection with the upper logic process. By using the semantic information as service I/O, we reconstruct atomic services, then they can be reused in workflow construction. Usually more than one rule will be matched and they can not be executed simultaneously in the rule matching process, so a conflict resolution algorithm is further proposed based on context-aware priority. Finally, two case studies demonstrate that our approach can effectively facilitate resource reuse and also indicate the performance of the Recow approach as well as the precision of the conflict resolution algorithm.
Notes ICSOC 2011 International Workshops WESOA, NFPSLAM-SOC, and Satellite Events Paphos, Cyprus, December 5-8, 2011 - Revised selected papers
ISBN 9783642318740
9783642318757
ISSN 0302-9743
1611-3349
Language eng
Field of Research 080505 Web Technologies (excl Web Search)
Socio Economic Objective 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30049533

Document type: Book Chapter
Collection: School of Information Technology
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