Title

Orchestrator: An Active Resource Orchestration Framework for Mobile Context Monitoring in Sensor-rich Mobile Environments

Publication Type

Conference Proceeding Article

Publication Date

3-2010

Abstract

In this paper, we present Orchestrator, an active resource orchestration framework for mobile context monitoring. Emerging pervasive environments will introduce a PAN-scale sensor-rich mobile platform consisting of a mobile device and many wearable and space-embedded sensors. In such environments, it is challenging to enable multiple context-aware applications requiring continuous context monitoring to simultaneously run and share highly scarce and dynamic resources. Orchestrator enables multiple applications to effectively share the resources while exploiting the full capacity of overall system resources and providing high-quality service to users. For effective orchestration, we propose an active resource use orchestration approach that actively finds appropriate resource uses for applications and flexibly utilizes them depending on dynamic system conditions. Orchestrator is built upon a prototype platform that consists of off-the-shelf mobile devices and sensor motes. We present the detailed design, implementation, and evaluation of Orchestrator. The evaluation results show that Orchestrator enables applications in a resource-efficient way.

Keywords

Computerised minitoring, mobile computing, biomedical monitoring, personal area networks

Discipline

Software Engineering

Research Areas

Software and Cyber-Physical Systems

Publication

IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom)

First Page

135

Last Page

144

ISBN

9781424453283

Identifier

10.1109/PERCOM.2010.5466982

Publisher

IEEE

City or Country

Piscataway, NJ

Additional URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PERCOM.2010.5466982