Vol: 59(73) No: 2 / December 2014 

Development of DSM Graphical Editor for RESTful Sensor Web Networks Modeling
Vladimir Vujović
University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mirjana Maksimović
University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Branko Perišić
, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Keywords: Domain-Specific Modeling, Eclipse Modeling Framework, Graphical Editor, Internet of Things, Sensor Web, RESTful Services, Sirius

Entering the era of Internet of Things (IoT) the challenging issue of achieving Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) interoperability with Internet Protocol (IP) networks has been recognized. Looking through the history of software development there are two mutually agreed factors used for software process and product effectiveness measurement: the level of abstraction and the level of reusability. In that manner, the development of software for IoT support, must rely on new interdisciplinary concepts such as Model-driven software development (MDSD) and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). In order to create a development system for IoT software support, the MDSD, which is generally based on the model-centric approach to software development, narrows its scope to the domain specific modeling (DSM) methodology, supported by the problem domain meta-model and the adequate set of tools. In this paper the building of Representational State Transfer based editor for WSN modeling (RESTful Sensor Web Networks) is presented. The proposed meta-model is formulated and used through a DSM graphical editor framework (Sirius) in order to create a set of tools for rapid development of RESTful Sensor Web Networks. It has been shown that the created Graphical Editor for RESTful Sensor Web Network enables designers, with no expert knowledge in specific problem-domain, to implement RESTful services easily.

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