WiBed, a platform for commodity wireless testbeds

Pau Escrich, Roger Baig, Emmanouil Dimogerontakis, Eloi Carbó, Axel Neumann, Alexandre Fonseca, Felix Freitag, Leandro Navarro

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Abstract

Testbeds are a stage between the simulation and the production stages. To this end they must be as close as possible to production environments (i.e. real hardware, on the field deployments) while also keeping the traits of experimentation facilities (i.e. fault tolerance, ease of deployment, testing and data collection). This paper presents WiBed, a FOSS platform for WiFi testbeds based on OpenWRT Linux made to run on commodity IEEE802.11 WiFi routers part of the Community-lab. net project, a global testbed for Community networks. WiBed has been designed to support realistic low layer network experiments (according to the OSI model). This work recollects the details of the architecture, design and implementation of WiBed consolidated during its operation as a testbed as well as two deployments where real experiments were performed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages85-91
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9781479950416
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Nov 2014
Externally publishedYes
Event2014 10th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications, WiMob 2014 - Larnaca
Duration: 8 Oct 201410 Oct 2014

Other

Other2014 10th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications, WiMob 2014
CityLarnaca
Period8/10/1410/10/14

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Testbeds
OSI model
Network layers
Fault tolerance
Routers
Experiments
Hardware
Testing

Keywords

  • community networks
  • COTS IEEE802.11 routers
  • mesh networks
  • wireless testbed

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Software

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Escrich, P., Baig, R., Dimogerontakis, E., Carbó, E., Neumann, A., Fonseca, A., ... Navarro, L. (2014). WiBed, a platform for commodity wireless testbeds. In International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (pp. 85-91). [6962154] IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/WiMOB.2014.6962154

WiBed, a platform for commodity wireless testbeds. / Escrich, Pau; Baig, Roger; Dimogerontakis, Emmanouil; Carbó, Eloi; Neumann, Axel; Fonseca, Alexandre; Freitag, Felix; Navarro, Leandro.

International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications. IEEE Computer Society, 2014. p. 85-91 6962154.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Escrich, P, Baig, R, Dimogerontakis, E, Carbó, E, Neumann, A, Fonseca, A, Freitag, F & Navarro, L 2014, WiBed, a platform for commodity wireless testbeds. in International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications., 6962154, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 85-91, 2014 10th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications, WiMob 2014, Larnaca, 8/10/14. https://doi.org/10.1109/WiMOB.2014.6962154
Escrich P, Baig R, Dimogerontakis E, Carbó E, Neumann A, Fonseca A et al. WiBed, a platform for commodity wireless testbeds. In International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications. IEEE Computer Society. 2014. p. 85-91. 6962154 https://doi.org/10.1109/WiMOB.2014.6962154
Escrich, Pau ; Baig, Roger ; Dimogerontakis, Emmanouil ; Carbó, Eloi ; Neumann, Axel ; Fonseca, Alexandre ; Freitag, Felix ; Navarro, Leandro. / WiBed, a platform for commodity wireless testbeds. International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications. IEEE Computer Society, 2014. pp. 85-91
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