November 5th, 2012  |  Published in Research

This project proposes a file system as an abstraction layer for a uniform way of accessing any system resource on wireless sensor nodes. Even functions and libraries can be represented and accessed in this uniform way allowing developers a novel way to design and implement applications.
Tiny, Ressource poor sensor nodes require novel operating systems concepts to perform appropriate, but also to present a application (and application developer) friendly interface. The project seeks to develop a micro-kernel, distributed operating system that provides UNIX-style API for programmers and represents all ressources as filesystems like ressources.

Selected Publications

Till Riedel, Christian Decker, Albert Krohn, Michael Beigl, Tobias Zimmer (2006) A File System for Resource Abstraction in Ubicomp, Advances in Pervasive Computing 2006 (ed.), p. 61-64, Austrian Computer Society, pdf

Christian Decker, Till Riedel, Michael Beigl, Albert Krohn (2005) A file system for system programming in ubiquitous computing, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 11(1), p. 21-31, Springer-Verlag, url, doi:10.1007/s00779-005-0060-5




Hide Tokuda Lab, Keio University

Research Topics:

operating systems, microkernel, file systems, distributed systems

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