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Middleware and Metrology for the Pervasive Future
July-September 2009 (vol. 8 no. 3)
pp. 74-83
Antoine Fillinger, US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Imad Hamchi, US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Stéphane Degré, US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Lukas L. Diduch, US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Travis Rose, US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Jonathan Fiscus, US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Vincent Stanford, US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Pervasive systems that sense, recognize, and respond to users increasingly employ distributed sensors, data transport, sensor fusion, and pattern recognition. The US National Institute of Standards and Technology has developed data and metrology tools that can support such pervasive systems. These include the NIST Data Flow System (NDFS)—common middleware for distributed sensor data acquisition and processing. This middleware supports interoperability for algorithms and hardware, collaborative development, and performance measurement.

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Index Terms:
pervasive computing, sensor networks, NIST Data Flow System, NDFS-II, data transport, data flow, interoperability standards, middleware, multimodal, user-sensitive interfaces, metrology
Citation:
Antoine Fillinger, Imad Hamchi, Stéphane Degré, Lukas L. Diduch, Travis Rose, Jonathan Fiscus, Vincent Stanford, "Middleware and Metrology for the Pervasive Future," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 74-83, July-Sept. 2009, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2009.50
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