A Spreadsheet Approach to Programming and Managing Sensor Networks

We present a spreadsheet approach to simplifying the process of managing sensor networks and addressing the “in-situ” nature of sensor-net programming. An Excel spreadsheet prototype has been built to demonstrate the idea. This spreadsheet environment provides users who are already familiar with spreadsheet a very convenient and powerful tool for data programming and analysis. We discuss the architecture of this prototype and present our experience in implementing the tool and using it to build two different classes of sensor-net applications.

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TypeTechReport
NumberMSR-TR-2005-145
Pages9
InstitutionMicrosoft Research
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